At a time when civil society initiatives are under increased scrutiny and the space for civic action is becoming gradually limited, Lebanon Support works to counter these trends and foster a nurturing environment for initiatives where they can grow, collaborate with other actors, and use tools and resources to further their social goals. This is achieved through Lebanon Support’s 3 programmes, and notably the Civil Society Incubator.
About the Study Week
The Migration Study Week, organised by Lebanon Support, offers a participatory, interdisciplinary, innovative, and intensive immersion in migration issues in the Middle East. It aims at providing practitioners, junior researchers, and journalists that work with and on refugees the opportunity to reflect critically on the main problematics that shape migration, mobility, and circulation in the Middle East.
Lebanon Support, in partnership with Jibal, is happy to announce a new joint programme of courses within its Civil Society Incubator: the Alternative Academy. The Civil Society Incubator’s Alternative Academy is a multi-disciplinary space for critical thinking, discussion, and debate, whilst maintaining a solid scientific basis.
Fulfilling the mission of the Civil Society Incubator to provide tailored knowledge and support, and in line with Jibal’s strive for environmental and social justice, the Alternative Academy aims to bring scientific knowledge to everyone, in line with the belief in open access to information. This programme will offer a wide array of courses, ranging from CSO management, to social sciences, to environmental and natural sciences, to communication and technology, among others.
Once you’ve perfected the art of writing a great CV and cover letter, the next step is to know how to excel in your job interview. This is your final opportunity to showcase your skills and experience to the interviewer, and to convince them that you are the best candidate for the job. How can you improve your interview performance, and land the job of your dreams? Here are some tips to guide you along this road:
A cover letter is often the most important and memorable part of a job application. While your CV provides a broad picture of your skills and experiences, it is the cover letter that allows you to target the job and the recruiting organisation in a specific and personal way. How can you write a great cover letter that will grab the interest of the employer? Here are 5 steps to follow while writing a cover letter:
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Whether you’ve got years of experience under your belt, or are newly joining the workforce, your chance of landing an interview is much more likely to happen if you have a killer resume to show off your education, skills and experience. So, before building your CV, try to have a clear mind, know your assets and where you stand in the market, evaluate yourself using the feedback you receive from people, and tailor your CV accordingly. Here are tips to keep in mind when building a strong CV:
On 26 October 2017, Lebanon Support hosted a workshop on NGO financial management. The workshop, delivered by Pateel Papazian, focused on key aspects of operating and cash budgets. It was developed as part of a greater curriculum in partnership with ACTED and funded by the EU.