How do I register my CV?

Fill in the CV registration form and upload the latest version of your CV.

Please note: if you are doing this from a mobile device, you will need either a Dropbox or GoogleDrive account. Visit Mobile CV Upload Queries for more information.

Which file type's do you accept?

We accept all of the following files: .doc .docx .rtf .txt .pdf .wps and .odt.

Can I remove my CV?

Yes, once you've found your ideal job you may wish to remove your CV. Log in to the candidate area and click 'Delete CV'.

N.B. When you delete your CV your profile is also removed.

I live outside of the UK. Can I still register my CV on

Only candidates with a permanent UK address can register their CV with CV-Library.

N.B. Candidates with a temporary UK address can also register their CV, as long as you have a UK working visa.

I tried to register my CV but it says I've already registered. What should I do?

If your email address is already registered with CV-Library, request your password and log in to your profile. You may have registered via one of our other job sites or registered a long time ago and forgotten. If you are still having problems logging in, contact us directly.

How do I search for jobs on CV-Library?

From the homepage you can complete the quick search. Simply fill in the job details you are looking for: key words, industry and location. If you want to supply more details click advanced job search, and enter your desired contract type and salary.

Alternatively, you can log in to your candidate profile and search for jobs from there. You will then be able to save job vacancies and apply for them later.

We recommend setting up Jobs by Email as well as job searching. Then you will have the latest jobs matching your criteria emailed straight to your inbox.

Can I save jobs I am interested in?

Yes, as long as you are logged in to your candidate profile you can save jobs and view them at a later date. To view saved jobs log in to your candidate profile then click 'saved jobs' under 'my account options'.

I've found an inappropriate job on Who should I contact?

Please contact us via the contact page. We will double check the vacancy and remove it immediately if it is inappropriate. We endeavour to only allow database access to recruiters genuinely looking for candidates.

Can I apply for jobs on

Yes, registered candidates can apply directly to all jobs listed on the CV-Library site. If you are a registered candidate your CV will already be uploaded, so all you need to add is a cover letter before you submit your application.

N.B. Use the contact details listed with the job, do not phone CV-Library to make an application.

Can I apply for a job without registering my CV?

No. In order to apply for a job through CV-Library you must register your CV.

I can't remember which jobs I've applied for. How do I find out?

Log in to your candidate profile and click 'Job Applications'.

Can I track my job applications?

Once you have applied to a job you will receive an automatic email from CV-Library confirming that you have made an application.

If you haven't received any email confirmations or you are unsure that your application was received, please contact the recruiter directly or reapply if necessary.

I have a question about a job vacancy. Who should I contact?

Please contact the recruiter directly. CV-Library has no further information about any of the jobs advertised on the site. The recruiter's contact details can be found at the bottom of the full job description or on their company profile.

How do I modify or update my CV?

You can edit or update your CV at any time. Log in to the candidate area and click 'Modify CV'.

How do I change my password?

You can change your password at any time. Log in to the candidate area and click 'Modify CV'.

How do I set up Job Alerts?

Login to your CV-Library account and go to 'Job Alerts'. Click 'create new alert', specify your search criteria and save your alert. We will then send you an email each day if there a job matches. If you have our CV-Library Job Search App, run a search and tap the white bell.

How do I change my Job Alerts?

Login to your CV-Library account and go to 'Job Alerts'. Click 'modify alert' on the one you want to change.

How do I download the CV-Library mobile app?

Visit our app store and download the app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

I have forgotten my password. What do I do?

Go to the password recovery page.

I have a question that is not answered here. What should I do?

Please double check the other sections within candidate FAQs. If your question is not answered anywhere you can contact us via the contact page.