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CV-Library is the UK’s FIRST Job Site to Reach 11 Million Searchable CVs


CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site, has today announced that its online database now boasts 11 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 10% in the last seven months alone, making it the only UK job board to reach this significant milestone. In real terms, while other job boards’ measure their success on the amount of registered candidates they boast, CV-Library’s unique position means it is the only UK job site with 11 million searchable CVs.

In addition, the job site continues to break records when it comes to site visits, job applications and vacancies, and with over 150,000 new CVs being registered every month, CV-Library is continuing to solidify its position as the market leader.

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

“We are the UK’s leading independent job site, with the most searchable CVs out of any other database. This places us in a unique position against our major competitors who are lagging behind when it comes to the amount of CVs that they actually hold. Ultimately, this means our clients have exclusive access to the latest talent pool, enabling them to find the right candidates for their roles. This new milestone is a testament to the business’ core focus: creating a talent pool of the UK’s most qualified candidates.

“Our success is largely down to the investment we make in attracting candidates to our site. We aim to give job hunters the best experience possible and I truly believe that we are achieving this. Our expansion into London, Birmingham and Manchester this year means we are continuing to place the CV-Library brand in front of the UK’s largest populations and it’s clearly paying off. As we go on to not only set, but break our own records, we anticipate that the growth of our database, and the company, will remain strong well into 2017 and beyond.”

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 leading independently owned job board. For further information on CV-Library and to view its extensive database of 11 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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