How to apply for a conservation job?

  • Six things every potential recruit for WWF should know!

    For the past seven years, Laurence Najem has been recruiting talent from all over the globe for WWF International. Today she answers a few questions every potential recruit for WWF should know. 1. How many CVs do you reckon you’ve reviewed? How many candidates have you interviewed? This is a tough question! It is true […] READ MORE

  • How to write a winning curriculum vitae – by Rebecca Williams

    Rebecca Williams – Talent Acquisition Manager at WWF International – shares her secrets to writing a great CV. When it comes to finding a new job, there are many factors to consider but one of the most difficult hurdles to tackle is writing your CV (or Résumé as they call it in the US). If […] READ MORE

  • Top ten CV mistakes to avoid at all costs – part two

    We spend nearly half our waking lives at work and most of us aren’t that happy about it. We all know CVs or résumés are a crucial weapon in our bid to land the jobs we crave – that’s why it surprises us how bad some can be. So for want of anything better to […] READ MORE

  • Top ten CV mistakes to avoid at all costs – part one

    Already doing your dream job? If so, don’t bother reading on – there’s nothing to see here. If you are still on the lookout, you are in the right place. A stunning CV is a damn good start – but we’ve seen some criminal résumé and CV mistakes in our time. I’m not talking about […] READ MORE

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    Cover letters – To bother or not to bother ?…that is the question

    Rebecca Williams – Talent Acquisition Manager at WWF International – shares her secrets  for writing cover letters. To bother or not to bother ?…that is the question. This dilemma struck me recently at a meeting of senior HR professionals, all of whom categorically stated that they never read candidate cover letters, but rather go straight to […] READ MORE

  • How to write the perfect covering letter: ten top tips

    Twenty seconds. That’s all the time you’ve got to impress a potential employer. You can’t even boil an egg in that time – not even close. And even if you could, it almost certainly wouldn’t help. Research shows that if employers don’t like your application in that kind of timeframe then you’ve had it. With […] READ MORE

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