Do’s and don’ts for candidates when applying

POSTED Mar 10, 2023 BY Gabrielle Wocker

Do’s and don’ts when applying.


How often do you get to see an informal conversation between two sector leaders in Africa?


A while ago Lucy Schalkwijk interviewed both Miranda Naiman, Founding Partner of Empower in Tanzania, and myself about do’s and don’ts when it comes to applying for roles in Africa.


My top 3 do’s:

1. Make sure your CV is spotless before sending

2. Build a good relationship with your recruiter

3. Prepare well for intakes and interviews


If you have any questions regarding this topic, feel free to contact us at and we will be happy to jump on a call!

(Also, check out this video about this topic).