Learn how to get contracts or a job at the United Nations

How to select posts with the least candidates, pass the tests, interviews and get recruited or hired for contracts.
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

The course is designed with one goal in mind; To equip the students with in-depth knowledge of the United Nations recruitment process and greatly increase their odds to be hired at the United Nations for a life-long rewarding career or short-term highly paid contracts that could potentially lead to long-term appointments

The secret to get contracts short or long at the UN is to know the organizational structure, on which post to apply where you'll have a better chance to get your foot in the door, to prepare your résumé to pass the multiple automated and manual screening processes, to be ready for your test and finally the Competency Based interview.

The course will follow that process, making sure you understand each step. The lecture will use images, PowerPoint slides and video screenshots of the actual websites. Example of letters, official emails and given replies will be at your disposal including all latest information for the United Nations to help you make your decisions on where/what to apply.

The course will last about 3 hours in lecture as there is a lot of information to cover and you will have access to me in the discussion panel should you have any further questions on the course, during and after.

If you take the time visit to the site Glass Door a website that has jobs review for various organizations, everyone agrees that the United Nations offers an awesome work environment and a rewarding career, but it is very difficult to get a job there. That is because there are a lot of applicants, the process is complex and you need to be best prepared, and after this course, you will be!

Signup and I'll see you inside. As for all my other courses, if you are not satisfied I'll return your money, no questions ask.

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing, the course will start at the very beginning and teach everything in great details.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand all aspects of a career with the United Nations and the recruitment process.
  • Research and identify the jobs and contracts that suit you best.
  • To modify your résumé and letter of interest for each application to greatly enhanced your chance to get short listed by both the automated system and UN Human Resource staff.
  • Fully prepared for your competitive test.
  • Understand the Recruitment Panel’s goal and be ready for the Competency Based interview.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone that would enjoy an international career with one of the most significant mission-driven organizations, with attractive salary and benefits packages plus one of the best retirement plans in the world, and excellent opportunity to grow.
  • People with a university or advanced degree that want to work internationally and pursuit a rewarding career
  • People that want to make a difference in the world and be well compensated for it
  • People in developing nations who are seeking job security with great benefits that far outweigh what is available in their countries

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to the United Nations and the benefits of working for them

Here is the list of the main benefits you will get as a staff at the United Nations

- Among the most competitive salaries and benefits in the public sector

- Education grants for your children

- Advanced medical coverage

- Dependency allowance for your spouse and children

- Paid home leave, air fares for your family

- Rental subsidies and hardship allowance

- Diplomatic status and tax exemption on import of cars and household goods

- A stable, prestigious and rewarding career

- Great pension plan and often tax-free

Section 2: Understanding the United Nations system
How does the United Nations recruit staff
Selecting a Duty Station
List of Duty Stations Designated as Non-Family Duty Stations
12 pages
Level system and salaries
Understanding the Post-Adjustments
23 pages

Consolidated Post Adjustment Circular

United Nations Salaries for Professional
1 page
What type of contracts and job duration you should apply for
Understanding the Steps system
United Nations official languages
The recruitment process from the side of the applicant
Section 3: How to select a location, a level, a contract type and choose the best location
How to apply for United Nations Jobs and Contracts
How to select a post and a Duty Station
How to increase your odds
What is best for your family
Who are you competing against?
How to prepare yourself before you apply
Section 4: The Testing
Failure can be an advantage
initial testing
How to succeed your test
Section 5: The Interview
How to prepare for your interview
Practice your interview
How to succeed your interview
Hours before your interview
Understanding and practicing CAR: Challenge, Action and Results
List of Interview questions
After the Interview
Section 6: After you are recruited
What to do if you are recruited
You may need money at the point for your relocation

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Instructor Biography

Mario Stinger, Perpetual Traveler and International Businessman

I'm a Canadian who has worked and managed an organization in security, working for the United Nations and major banks my entire professional career. I have sold my company and retired. I now feel the desire to share my knowledge with people. I have also publish books, manufacture advanced electronic products in China and Europe, living in 8 countries and visited more than 40. I currently live in the United States where I continue to be an international consultant, part-time, for the United Nations and travel around the world on assignment.

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