Students improve their CV Writing and Interview Skills

21 December, 2022

On 19 and 21 December 2022, Nikola Maric, HR Officer, and Bermet Bektenova, HR/Payroll Associate from the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, conducted a CV Writing and Interview Training for students of the MA Programmes in Politics & Security and in Economic Governance & Development. Students learned how to prepare a job application for international organizations, how the selection process works, and tips and tricks for performing better in every step of the hiring process.

In the first part of the workshop, Nicola Maric and Bermet Bektenova explained the recruitment steps, staff categories in international organizations; the do’s and don’ts of CV and cover letter writing, and the difference between a cover letter and a motivational letter. Furthermore, students were introduced to hints to honing interview skills. They explored different types of interviews and how to prepare for each of them. Moreover, the Trainers gave tips on proper attire and positive body language during an interview for creating a good impression.

The second part of the event focused on exercises and Q&A session. Students had an opportunity to exile their professional skills in practice and ask their questions.


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