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UK’s Leading Job Site Opens First Office in Birmingham

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CV-Library, the UK’s fastest-growing job site, has today announced a new office in Birmingham to support its rapid expansion. Enabling the business to better serve its Midlands clients, the new office, which opened on the 4th of April, places the CV-Library brand in the centre of the UK’s second largest population.

Located in Quayside Tower, the team is headed up by recruitment veteran and Birmingham business advocate, Roma Aitken. With over 14 years of experience in the sector and a passion for Birmingham business, Roma is tasked with growing a team that will help Midlands employers find and recruit the best talent.

Roma Aitken, sales manager, midlands, at CV-Library comments:

“I’m thrilled to join the CV-Library team at such an exciting time for the company – being an independently owned business, CV-Library is unique within the sector in that it has the agility to adapt to industry needs. I am from Birmingham and have worked in the city for over 12 years, so I have a real passion for building the local economy and helping small businesses flourish in the Midlands. Having the opportunity to grow CV-Library’s presence in the region, while leveraging the company’s market position to connect Midland-based businesses to talented candidates, is truly exciting.”

Created in 2000, the job board has grown at a rapid pace; the site currently boasts over 130,000 jobs from over 10,500 clients, as well as an impressive candidate database of over 10 million CVs. The expansion comes just three months after the business open doors on its first London-based office, which has grown rapidly in the first quarter of 2016. With plans to grow the Birmingham office just as rapidly, the CV-Library expansion will create jobs in the region and will aid in boosting the Birmingham economy.

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

“The company is growing beyond all expectations, and an office in Birmingham is a critical step in our plan for expansion across the country; this new regional office is the second of many over the coming years. Having an advocate for Birmingham business at the helm of the office is really exciting, and this expansion will enable us to further strengthen our relationships with Midland-based clients and create new opportunities in the region.

“The company has achieved great success in the first quarter of 2016 and our regional expansion will only help the business reach its ambitious growth targets and allow us to continue providing high quality service to our clients.”

With more focus expected to be placed on growing accounts across the country, CV-Library looks positioned to continue its success throughout 2016. Learn more about CV-Library at www.cv-library.co.uk.

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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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