You spot an awesome job at an NGO and think you tick all the boxes, so you apply and are confident that you will get the job. But you miss out and don’t understand why. What’s missing from your application? Why is it being overlooked?
In my eight years of working in human resources and as the HR manager at The School of St Jude – a nonprofit school serving over 1,800 students in Tanzania – I have sifted through countless applications and know what it takes to make your job application shine. Here are some tips on improving your chances of getting that dream NGO job.