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CV-Library voted the UK’s number one job board by recruiters

An independent survey highlights the job site’s winning formula for success

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A recent independent survey has revealed that the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, provides recruiters with the most applications, interviews and hires than any other site in the UK.

The study, conducted by Tribes Research Ltd, invited 16,369 recruiters who had recently used CV-Library and at least one of the four other specified job boards: Jobsite, Monster, Reed and Totaljobs, to share their experiences of using job boards. Key findings include:

  • Job board of choice: If recruiters were only able to use one job board, the majority said they would choose CV-Library, with 57% also stating that it provides the best return on investment
  • Best response rates: Recruiters said they receive lots more applications from jobs posted on CV-Library, compared to its nearest competitor, with a further 58% claiming that they interview more candidates from CV-Library
  • Top quality candidates: Almost twice as many recruiters get more hires from CV-Library than any other competitor, with 56% believing that CV-Library has the best candidates

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, comments: “We’re delighted with the results of the recent recruiter survey. As a business, we work extremely hard to keep our traffic levels high and ensure that we are providing UK businesses with the very best candidates on the market. This is clearly a strategy that is paying off and it’s rewarding to see that the UK’s recruiters are happy with our offering.”

The survey also found that 67% of respondents felt that CV-Library offered the best customer service on the market, confirming that the job board’s investment in its client response team is the right approach. The team strives to meet clients’ needs no matter how big or small and 96% of the job board’s clients rate the service as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’.

Biggins continues: “Unlike many other job boards in the UK, we assign each and every one of our clients with a dedicated Client Response Coordinator, who maintains the account and works closely with the client to ensure that the best possible service is provided. Our team works extremely hard to understand clients’ industries and backgrounds and this is integral in today’s market where there is more pressure on recruiters to make the best hires quickly and efficiently.”

To see the full results from CV-Library’s recruiter survey, follow this link: https://www.cv-library.co.uk/recruiter-survey-2017