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CV-Library Acquires Education-Jobs.co.uk

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The UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, has today announced that it has acquired the Education-Jobs.co.uk website, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners.

Education-Jobs.co.uk has been trading for 20 years and is a leading job board in the education sector, ranking in the top five on Google for ‘education jobs’. The acquisition of the site will ensure that CV-Library continues to drive applications to its clients’ vacancies across the sector.

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library comments:

“It’s an incredibly exciting time here at CV-Library. We’re constantly reviewing our traffic sources and our impressive partner network is something that truly sets us apart from the competition. The fact that we’re now adding such a prestigious site into our fold is fantastic and means we are able to attract the very best education candidates to our clients’ vacancies.”

The site will be rolled out onto CV-Library’s multisite white label platform, improving overall user experience. CV-Library already boasts nearly 700,000 education candidates on its site, who make an average of 78,000 applications every month.

Biggins continues:

“The education market is extremely important to us. Like many other sectors, it continues to battle ongoing skills shortages and this means there is more pressure to hire the best employees, fast. With our help, and the acquisition of this new site, we hope to offer employers across the industry the opportunity to find and recruit the best talent across the market.”

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CV-Library is one of the UK’s largest online job sites, with the UK’s biggest database of over 12m CVs. The company was founded in 2000 as a response to Lee’s identification of a market niche. As a young carpet fitter at the time struggling to find work, Lee saw a need for an easy-to-use job board benefiting both job hunters and recruiters. With a £9k loan and help from a web developer, the CV-Library website was built. Lee’s raw passion and hands-on marketing strategies lifted the business off the ground and it is this that continues to push his company to new heights.

The business is now one of the fastest growing websites in the country. The team is expanding rapidly, now employing over 200 staff. It has also launched sister website, Resume Library, in the US, where the company is set to expand and take the brand global over the coming years. Lee puts the reason for his success down to working incredibly hard, loving what he does and a strong desire to make the business the best it can be.

Lee has received over 50 awards and accolades to date and was last year recognised as Entrepreneur of the Year. In April 2015 CV-Library was also ranked as number 49 in the Sunday Times Profit Track 100.

 

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