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Frequently Asked Questions

 
Find the answer to frequently asked questions about joining CWT. If you can’t see the answer to your question here, contact us.
 
 
Skills & Requirements

Do I need to speak English fluently to work at CWT?
Yes. English is the language we use to conduct business around the world, though you may also need to be fluent in the local language(s) of the country or countries in which you work. Our teams are international and multicultural so it’s essential to be multilingual at CWT.

Does CWT hire students, interns, VIE and new graduates?
Yes, we offer employment programs for students and graduates in many locations.

 

See opportunities for Students and Graduates

 

 
Looking for a job

How can I find out where my skills and experience might fit at CWT and what kind of job to apply for?
For an overview of our activities, teams and job functions, go to Find Your Fit. The information there should help you find the right match for your background and interests.


Can I apply for more than one job at the same time?
Yes. We encourage you to explore our many opportunities to find those that are the best fit with your qualifications. If you need some help deciding which jobs match your background and interests, go to the Find Your Fit section.

What does a Job Cart do? 
Job Cart stores positions you select, so you can see them all in one location. You can submit your resume for up to five positions per day using Job Cart, and save the contents of your cart to review later. You don’t need to sign in to put jobs in your cart, but if you haven’t signed in, the information you’ve viewed in a session won’t be saved after you leave the site.

 

Resumes/CVs

  • Summarize your education and employment experience.
    Be sure to focus on the aspects of your background that match the requirements of the job you’re applying for, and skip the things that are outdated or irrelevant.
  • What are the best ways to make my resume stand out?
  • Make sure your resume is completely up-to-date, including your contact information.
  • Be honest. Paint the best possible picture of yourself, but don’t exaggerate.
  • Proofread for typos and errors – more than once!
  • Describe your specific qualifications for the job and key expertise
  • Convey, if appropriate, how your specific qualifications and key expertise might be applied in new or different ways or for a different type of job than you’ve had in the past.
  • Highlight your accomplishments in previous jobs, not just your duties or responsibilities.
  • Everyone has job duties; it’s how you approached them and what you accomplished in carrying them out that makes you stand out.

 

What’s the best way to format my resume/CV?
If you’re unsure of what you should include and what to leave out of your resume/CV, build a solid resume step by step with our Resume Parsing tool. You can also use "Apply with LinkedIn".

 

 

Applications & Interviews

What’s the best way to submit my application?
We only receive online applications through our career website. 

If you build your application through our online system, the information you provide will be retained and you can update it at any time. 

Will my application be treated confidentially?
Yes. Initially, one of our human resources recruiters and the hiring manager for the position will confidentially review your application. If they agree that you should progress to an interview, they will share your application with other CWT stakeholders. 

How will I be assessed for a job at CWT?
We’ll carefully assess your application, resume/CV, and experience related to the job for which you’re applying. We’ll also consider you for other openings that might match your background and expertise. 

If you’re being considered for a job, a recruiter will contact you for a competency-based and cultural fit interview. Your motivations for seeking the role and for wanting to work with CWT are also key for us.

 

Find out about Your Recruitment Journey at CWT

 

Does CWT check professional references?
Yes, with your consent we carry out professional references and educational qualification checks at the selection stage in the recruitment process. You will be asked to provide us with up to 3 professional references.

Does CWT do background check?
We complete a background check in accordance with the relevant local legal constraints and requirements.

Will I have opportunities for training and development after I’m hired?
Absolutely. Continuous learning, both formal and informal, is a key component of our employee’s career development. Find out more about 

 

Developing your Career at CWT