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What is JobCred?

JobCred is an innovative CV Builder and Online Profile Manager that is focused on protecting and enhancing the privacy and credibility of professional people who take their career development seriously.

You can create and download a professional CV for free. We take the hassle out of updating your CV, so you can always be ready for when a great career opportunity comes along.

JobCred offers the flexibility to build and manage multiple CVs online. Choose from a great range of professionally designed templates and download your finished CV in no time,

You can add credibility to your CV by requesting your colleagues and peers to validate parts of your CV. Use JobCred purely as a private career management tool or use your online profile to attract new career opportunities. You always maintain complete control over who can see your information.

Our Story

The story behind JobCred is the same story that we all see unfolding every day in the labour market, with our friends, our colleagues and ourselves. It is our belief that we can make the labour market work better, by providing time-efficient and effective Web 2.0 tools to professionals and employers.

When designing and delivering these tools, we are guided by our own values: Flexibility, Credibility and Privacy.

We see three main flaws in the current recruitment market:

  • As experienced managers and employers ourselves, we see that even though unemployment is rising, companies still have trouble finding the right qualified people for the positions they have available. Companies who advertise their vacancies get overwhelmed by the amount of responses and potential employees get frustrated by poor or no responses to their applications. Finding the right candidate amongst all these applications is often a daunting and time consuming task.
  • We also see too little mobility in the labour market place. Experienced professionals, who have done a very good job for quite a few years, might be ready to move to a next challenge. However they choose to spend their energy and time on their current job rather than applying for positions they are interested in and qualified for. Everyday great career opportunities pass by dedicated professional simply because they're not prepared to apply! It's happened to us… by the time you find your old CV, or spend a few days updating it, the opportunity has passed. Many people don't even bother grabbing the opportunity, claiming the application process would be too stressful or time-consuming.
  • Finally, we see that the Web 2.0 technology has enabled social networks which help people to connect, promote themselves and interact like never before. However, even the best of these networks do not enable recruiters to connect with the very best candidates. The personal and professional information that is provided on social networks most likely becomes public information. This is a major turn-off for professionals at the top of their game.

We want the recruitment market to work better.

Join us at JobCred.

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What Our Users Say

  • "JobCred is easily the best online CV tool I’ve seen. I completed my new CV in less than an hour… so much easier than doing it on Word and I can update it in a matter of seconds." Kate, England
  • Thank you for providing this service! Your step-by-step help throughout the process was invaluable. My CV is getting a higher response rate already thanks to you guys Sean, Ireland

Privacy Statement

Your privacy is very important to us. At JobCred we are committed to making your experience with us satisfying and safe. Should you give us any information by which you can be identified you can be assured that we will use it only in accordance with this privacy statement.

On this site you can create a user profile and generate CVs. You can also make your information available to recruiters, share your comments on our content, buy products and sign-up for our newsletter. We have prepared this statement to outline our practices and to help you make informed decisions about the information you provide anywhere on this site.

As a general rule, JobCred will not make the personal information gathered when you sign up for any of our services or products available to anyone outside of our company and its affiliates, except as instructed by you or where required to comply with law.

Validu Limited t/a JobCred (the “Site”, “website” or “JobCred”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement outlines our online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to this website. This Privacy Statement only applies to data gathered on the JobCred website and does not apply to any other information or website.

By registering with JobCred, or by using this Site, you confirm that you explicitly accept, without limitation or qualification, the practices, usage and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Statement. Each time you visit the website or provide us with information, you are, by doing so, accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy at that time. 

Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. It affects your rights and liabilities under law. If you disagree with the way we collect and process personal information which is collected on the website, we recommend that you do not use this website.

Personal information collection

JobCred may collect and use the following kinds of personal information: 

  • information about your use of this website;
  • information that you provide using for the purpose of registering with the website;
  • information about transactions carried out over this website;
  • information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services;
  • information that you provide for the purpose or using any service described on the website; and
  • any other information that you send to JobCred.

Using personal information

JobCred may use your personal information to: 

  • administer this website;
  • personalize the website for you;
  • enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • publish information about you on the website, with your consent;
  • publish information about you in the website database;
  • send to you products that you have purchased if applicable;
  • supply to you services that you have purchased if applicable;
  • send you statements and invoices if applicable;
  • collect payments from you if applicable; 
  • send you e-mails when activity has occurred on your account, including, but not limited to, new invitations received from potential employers, validation requests in or out, and changes in your JobCred score; and
  • send you marketing communications, with your consent.

Where JobCred discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. 

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, JobCred may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

JobCred will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. 

We use secure hosting accounts and other security measures to protect our database and any information provided.

Cross-border data transfers

Information that JobCred collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which JobCred operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Updating this statement

JobCred may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes. 

Data Protection

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you or rectify any personal information which is incorrect or incomplete under the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at privacy @ jobcred.com. If you are a registered user please supply details of your username and the email address which you supplied when registering. To protect your privacy we may require further information to verify your identity.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. JobCred is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact JobCred

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or JobCred’s treatment of your personal information, please write by email to privacy @ jobcred.com

1 June 2011