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CV-Library is the UK’s First Job Site to reach 10 Million CV’s


CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site, has today announced that its online database now boasts 10 million registered CVs, making it the largest CV database with the highest number of registered CVs in the UK.

CV-Library has reigned as the nation’s largest CV database for the last four consecutive years and this looks set to continue. The number of British professionals registering with the job site has increased by 16.2% in the last year alone, making it the only UK job board to reach this significant milestone.

In addition, the job site reported a record breaking Q1 2016 with more site visits, job applications and vacancies than ever before. Through continuing to break these records, and with almost over 200,000 new CVs being registered every month, CV-Library has solidified its position as the market leader.

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

“The company has always been driven by candidates, we strive to give job hunters the best possible experience and we invest heavily in attracting candidates to our site. In fact, the business has recently expanded by opening offices in London and Birmingham, with a Manchester office on the horizon, placing the CV-Library brand in front of some of the UK’s largest populations. This new milestone is a testament to the business’ core focus: creating a talent pool of the UK’s most qualified candidates.

“The investment the business makes in attracting candidates to our site can be seen in the expansion of the database, which ensures we constantly provide our clients with the latest talent; therefore enabling our clients to find the right candidates for their roles. As we continue to not only set, but break our own records, we anticipate that the growth of our database, and the company, will remain strong throughout 2016.”

CV-Library was founded by Biggins in 2000 as a response to his own frustrating job search experience, and has grown into the UK’s largest independently owned job board. For further information on CV-Library and to view its extensive database of 10 million job hunters, see


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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