How to get your employees to update their CVs regularly? Having built-in suggestions from our master data system saves both the users time, and improves quality and searchability. Linking the company’s references or case studies with the CVs is also a smart trick.
The ability to add custom help text instructions on how to fill out a CV in CV Partner helps you improve the overall quality of the CVs and Case Studies in the tool. This short blog post gives you some tips and tricks on how to write these for your account.
If you are facing a build or buy decision today, we would like to give you our perspective listing some of the worries that is often forgotten when considering whether to update your own tool, or migrate to CV Partner, such as alternative cost, future browser support, SSO configuration, integrations, support, security policies and feature updates. Most of these considerations are taken directly from some of our clients who have migrated to CV Partner from an in-house CV tool.
CV Partner have a group configuration where you can perform searches and find content across linked accounts, without having multiple users throughout several accounts. Ideal for large, multinational corporations!
CV Partner can import data for a demo account. We keep all the information provided confidential. If a decision to roll out CV Partner is made, the account has already been configured and it is easier and faster to get started saving time with each bid or proposal as well as getting higher quality RFQs, RFPs, bids and proposals.
Who should “own” the CVs and case studies in your organization? Getting better content and formatting requires effort from both sales, HR, management and the employees themselves.
Do you keep your CVs in a Word format in a shared folder? Or in your inbox or local drive? If you want to get full control and benefit from the new way of working with CVs and Case Studies you can import the data you have. Learn more about what we do in this blog post.
When submitting CV and Case Studies for a bid or proposal you need to optimize it by showcasing the most relevant and up-to-date information in a beautiful, convincing, easy to read format. This blog post can be used as a checklist and shows you how the CV Partner tool can help you achieve more business by having tailored CVs for each bid and proposal.
A few MBA programs include professional support and career advice for each batch of students. Compiling an MBA CV often means re-writing both the narrative, the style and the format. Each MBA school uses a different template and the time spent doing this is tedious. With CV Partner you can get this formatting done automatically!
Are you bidding for professional services to the EU or EU funded projects which includes CVs and/or Case Studies as a part of the bid, please reach out and learn how we can help you get the most out of your CV Partner account by adding the Europass data format or CV template!
Do you keep your companies skills or competencies in a excel sheet? By treating this important information as data and making it easy to input for all users and by combining the skill repository and the CV and Case Study database you can both get a better overview of the competency in your organization, and win more business by having more tailored and nicely formatted CVs and Case Studies.
CV Partner helps knowledge managers find the right skills and expertise. By combining the input of each employee and the sales team you can get a full, up-to date overview of the skills company, without having multiple knowledge libraries or excel sheets updated.
Since CV Partner is built on years of experience with user interfaces, change management and software development, it is easier, faster and less costly compared with other business productivity tools such as HRM, CRM or ERP systems.
Naming the CV Partner tool can be difficult. Our tool have received many names over the years. CV database, CV tool or Employee Resume Platform is just some of the names we have seen used by our users, and we are sure there are more suggestions out there. Read this blog post to learn more about what our tool can do for you.
Over the years we have encountered and replaced several “in-house” CV database tools and file shares. These tools are often made by combining off the shelf components from various services such as pdf-generators, sharepoint, file shares and other database tools. Having a dedicated tool for the job has several benefits, and an extensive API ensures interoperability with other software.
What is the ROI of CV Partner? To get an idea of this we asked some of our clients at the annual user seminar. The attendees were a mix of both existing, new and potential CV Partner users. We are happy to report that most clients says it is easy to get started, and that they on average deliver more than 20 more bids and proposals after they get started with CV Partner compared with before. Also, we were happy to learn that everyone who uses CV Partner save a lot of time doing bids and proposals. In fact, having CV Partner reduces the time spent on CVs and Case studies by more than 50 hours per week for most of our customers! More details on the questions and results can be found below.
Every year, many law firms submit their relevant projects, lawyer profiles and references for annual rankings made by Legal 500 and Chambers. The information submitted needs to be up to date, quality assured and in a format which is a prerequisite for participation. With CV Partner, a significant portion of this work can be automated.
Did you think your CVs and Case Studies were digital? Think again. Even if you have your word and powerpoint files in a file share, stored digitally in a public or private cloud they are not as digital as you would think. When we say digitalization of the CV we also mean the digitalization of the process of working with CVs and Case studies. By partly automating the formatting, updating and management of your CVs and Case studies, it saves you a lot of time and effort.
Some of the techiest IT consultants realized that they only used their Microsoft office license to update their CVs. They very rarely used Excel or Powerpoint since they most of the time spent programming outside the Microsoft office line of products.
Recently, a client finalized a rebranding process where both fonts, colors, logo and visual expressions was updated for the entire company. Normally, that would imply that all employees would have to update their CVs and the company's references/case studies with the new format. But not with CV Partner.
With CV Partner you can easily maintain the updated version of your employees CVs in multiple languages. You can also search for contents across languages, allowing you to more easily include people in other parts of your organizations in bids and proposals.
Since CV Partner have all of the information from the CVs and Case Studies, combined with a powerful and user friendly search it can also be used as a knowledge database tool.
With CV Partner, you can get full control over the contents of your CVs and case studies. Since a lot of the CV contents are identical across many CVs, you can use the CV Partner masterdata tool to manage the data across a wide range of users.
With CV Partner you save time by having the CV and Case Study information current, and available in one place. You also save time by having custom templates and allowing each consultant to update their CV once, and not spend time copy/pasting.
A CV includes some personal information, therefore, you need to have a plan for this data in your organization. Having all of your CV and Case Study information in CV Partner is the easiest and quickest way of making your CVs and Case Study information GDPR compliant.
By having CV Partner in your organization you can easily highlight and document your employees skills, projects and competencies in a human capital due diligence process. Easily and quickly access the relevant and up to date information allowing you to spend more time on the actual due diligence process instead of searching for information internally. Reports from CV Partner available out of the box.