The OSCE’s Webinar Outreach Programme features monthly interactive presentations to:

  • Promote the Organization as an employer of choice to global and targeted audiences
  • Inform potential applicants about the value of adding the OSCE to their career journeys, our recruitment processes, types of contracts and benefits
  • Offer guidance on interview and application preparation strategies, particularly to candidates not familiar with applications to multilateral / international organizations
  • Showcase our staff & mission members to highlight our activities across the OSCE region
  • Engage with candidates and support our outreach efforts, especially on targeting niche professionals, qualified women and applicants from less-represented participating States

Click on the images below and complete a very brief questionnaire (<90 seconds) to register to attend a LIVE SESSION or WATCH THE RECORDING of our monthly presentations,
 

Webinar of the month

Frequently Asked Questions on Recruitment at the OSCE

Date
28 January 2019

During this live presentation, recruiters will answer the most commons questions asked by applicants across participating States.

You can submit your questions in advance to recruitment@osce.org.

 

Previous Webinars

Preparing for Competency-Based Interviews

Date
28 November 2018

Featuring the webinar "Preparing for Competency-Based Interviews" on 28 November 2018: A man with short hair viewed from his back of his head having a conversation with to two other persons.

Competency-Based Interviews are used in most international and multilateral organizations to support the selection process of new hires. During this webinar, recruiters from the OSCE Secretariat and Field Operations will discuss how competency-based interviews are used at the OSCE.

Speakers will show how to dissect the job description for competencies in order to anticipate potential questions and will walk participants through exercises. Participants will also find examples of how to answer questions in a structured manner. Hiring managers will present tips on how candidates can highlight past experiences as evidence they are fit for the position for which they are applying.
 

Understanding the Secondment Process at the OSCE

Date
30 October 2018

Featuring the webinar "Understanding the Secondment Process at the OSCE" on 30 October 2018: The front of Vienna's Hofburg palace with flags of the OSCE participating states.

Did you know that the majority of international positions in OSCE Field Operations are filled by secondment? Do you know what it means to be seconded to the OSCE by participating States? How about the conditions of employment of our mission members?

This webinar features essential information to anyone considering applications for secondment positions at the OSCE. Three secondees from countries as diverse as Tajikistan, Portugal and the USA talk about their experiences and the added value of having the OSCE as part of their career journeys. Recruiters also provide step-by-step instructions about the process.
 

Preparing a Job Application for the OSCE

Date
18 September 2018

Featuring the webinar "Preparing a Job Application for the OSCE" on 18 September 2018: Woman looking at her job application materials

This webinar features recruiters, hiring managers and interview experts providing tips on preparing applications for multilateral and international organizations. Participants will learn how to 1) dissect vacancy notices for critical information on the position; 2) show reviewers how their past experiences and/or potential make them a good fit the for the role; 3) leverage useful tips in presenting their best self in the cover letter. To learn more, click on the picture to watch the recording. 
 

Preparing for a Video Pre-Screening Interview  / Sonru at the OSCE

Date
15 August 2018

Featuring the webinar "Preparing for a Video Pre-Screening Interview  / Sonru at the OSCE" on 15 August 2018: A person looking at a tablet with the Sonru website opened.

This presentation is open to anyone interested in learning more about the use of asynchronous interviews at the OSCE and multilateral and international organizations. A recruiter and a video interview specialist will provide tips from selecting the best room, to the types of questions asked to dealing with interview anxiety. Click on the picture to watch the recording.
 

Monitoring Officer Opportunities at the OSCE

Date
19 July 2018

Featuring the webinar "Monitoring Officer Opportunities at the OSCE" on 19 July 2018: A female Ukraine monitor using a controller device for a drone.

During this presentation, current and former monitoring officers at the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine talk about their experiences working in the field and the value added to their career journeys. They also discuss typical myths about working in this capacity and encourage women and qualified professionals from multiple backgrounds including human rights, rule of law, democratization and related to consider these positions. Click on the picture to watch the recording.
 
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Disclaimer: These webinar presentations feature information on best practices in recruitment and selection procedures from the public, private and international civil service sectors. Following these recommendations does not predict any outcome, including but not limited to, long-listing or short-listing statuses, invitations for pre-screening, written tests or interviews. However, we believe participants and listeners will greatly benefit from the insights provided as they prepare applications or attend interviews at the OSCE or other international organizations.