Okay, you want to give yourself the very best chance of getting the job you most want.
A smart, well laid-out CV that makes you a shoe-in for the post. Right?
Well yes, except that is so last century. Now there’s a new way to make that first impression really count.
Video CVs are the future. And don’t worry if you’re “camera shy”. We’ll show you how to get past your insecurities – so you shine at your best!
They’re not just a problem for you - they’re a real hassle for employers. No matter how well you describe yourself, it is still just words on paper. When your potential boss ‘meets’ you for the first time, whether online or in the flesh, he or she will form their opinion based on what they see - from the most obvious visual clues … to those more personal traits, relevant interests and enthusiasms that make you the lovable, indispensable asset you know yourself to be. No piece of paper can do that for you.
The great news is – if you’re a tiger, now you don’t just have to be a paper tiger.
More and more young people are discovering that this brand new alternative to the paper CV is giving them the edge out there in the workplace – seriously boosting their chances of getting an interview.
Look at it from the employers’ point of view. CV Videos mean they don’t have to wade through piles of paper trying to get an impression of the people they may want to hire. CVVID makes it so much easier for them – because it gives you the tools to present your true and best self. So your application stands out from the rest.
CV enhancement has really taken off in the States. Soon it will be the norm on both sides of the Atlantic. Now is the perfect time to get ahead of the competition by joining the growing numbers of jobseekers showcasing their talents with a personalised video from CVVID.
We’re experts in what employers want. And we help you get it to them in a way that’s easy and enjoyable – for you, and them.
By the way, did you know Jonny Depp was camera shy? Many people are. If you’re one of them - don’t worry. We’ll get you through it – to you at your best.
Your Video CV can be created on your phone in any setting you choose. It’s really simple to do - you don’t need to be an IT geek or a professional photographer. See for yourself.
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Rights & Remedies
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Unenforceability & Severance
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This User Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between You and Us and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between Us, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter. You and We agree that We shall have no remedies in respect of any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in this User Agreement and that We shall have no claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in this User Agreement.
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Third Party Rights
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Governing Law & Jurisdiction
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You and We irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this User Agreement or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
CVVID Limited ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our User Agreement and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.cvvid.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is CVVID Limited of Witton Chambers, Cartmel Road, Blackburn BB2 2TA.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
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