In a tough market, one startup is helping job hunters get the edge over the rest

- July 11, 2013 2 MIN READ

As the job market becomes more competitive, it is vital for job seekers to make their CV stand out from the crowd. “The best way to do this is with a professional CV that highlights all the skills and experience that recruiters are looking for. CVMinder is the perfect free online tool for creating an outstanding CV that includes all the details without any fuss” Says CVMinder founder

Users will be blown away by the sleek design, simplistic lay out and logical flow of information. Most importantly is the end result. CVMinder will create an impressive CV that you can confidently submit to over 400 recruitment agencies on their database.

To create your CV is easy. First you sign up using your email, Facebook or LinkedIn accounts. CVMinder will then display the easy-to-use creator tool. There you can insert your personal information, education, qualifications, work experience and references. The last step is to publish your CV and send it out to the recruitment agencies across Australia. The agencies are linked to the CVMinder website, and by selecting the desired agencies, users can submit their CV to as many agencies as they wish with just one click.

There are various templates to choose from. Users can tailor make their CV’s with the incredibly unique templates that come in different colours, fonts and layouts. Every section on the CV can also be customised, and users can easily add, edit and delete the sections they want to include on the CV. The layout can also be customised, and the easy-to-use creator allows you to move the sections around by merely a drag-and-drop action. Once all the information is on the CV, the preview function displays what the CV will look like. All that is left to do is to download the CV, alternatively the user can purchase an upgrade to send the newly created CV to over 400 recruitment agencies across Australia.

The service is free to use, and offers some fantastic features. Credits are available to purchase to make use the incredible upgrades available. Credits can be purchased through a safe and secure link to PayPal. All the funds are handled by PayPal and the site runs on a secure 256 bit SSL encryption, ensuring total safety for all users. When choosing to upgrade users can unlock more templates, an option to remove the CVMinder branding from their CV, the opportunity to send the CV out to over 400 recruiters and a tracking option that displays the statics of recruiters that have viewed the CV.

This service is great for those wanting some guidance on how to build a professional CV, and with the right marketing and growth of a strong user base would be a pretty straight forward acquisition for a recruitment firm as part of their candidate attraction strategy.