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Author: Marco Yammine

Goodbye CV, Hello CVT: The CV of the Future!

The CV has not evolved in over 500 years. Recruiters think it’s time for change! Goodbye Skills, Hello SkillTime! Because knowing for how long and when you used a given skill is key. In the CV of the future you will add skills for each experience. Goodbye job descriptions, Hello bullet points! Descriptions are hard…
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How we sort search results

So you have specified the skills and level of experience required. That’s great but how do we sort the results to ensure you get the most relevant talent first? We use a scoring system involving several metrics. The most important ones which have the biggest weight are: Recent experience When you are looking for a…
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How we calculate experience

Time to say goodbye to static keywords. Let’s be honest: they don’t mean much. When looking for your next rockstar you are not looking for someone who said a certain keyword x many times. And yet you will be surprised how many fall victim to this trap. It’s a lot easier to fill up a…
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How we simplify talent search queries

With CV Timeline you will no longer have to be typing dozens of keywords to increase and diversify your search results. Thanks to our Machine Learning classifiers and our Natural Language Processing we are able to better understand and translate generic keywords. Here are a few examples: When you search for “Backend” our engine automatically…
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Zoom In and Out to see more details

You can now zoom in and out directly in the timeline to see more detailed info, such as exact months, or to get the bigger picture and view the entire experience. The zoom will also automatically try to fit the entire timeline in the initial view.

Switch between Time and Aggregate view

You can now switch between time and aggregate view. The aggregate view will display each experience along with its length in a separate row. It allows you to quickly evaluate the total experience of a candidate as well as their job tenure with each company. You will also have an indicator with the total aggregate…
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Keyword Experience Highlighter

With release 1.4 You will now be able to use the brand new search feature to highlight experiences that match a given keyword. Unlike traditional keyword highlighters, with CV Timeline you will get a highlight of the length and relevance of an experience that matches a given keyword. You can use multiple keywords and divide…
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Are millennials having an impact on job tenure?

Job tenure has been a popular topic of debate for the past few years with polarizing opinions on the subject. Like many, we wonder whether there are in fact predictable patterns or if there are too many variables to provide statistically significant conclusions.   Our own initial research indicates that overall average job tenure today…
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Beyond buzzwords. 3 things worth noticing on a Linkedin profile

Reviewing hundreds of profiles each day is a time consuming task for any recruiter. Very few actually spend more than a couple of seconds in their first glance. My team and I, we normally work with senior candidates in the tech industry. In 2017 we saw 28% of our candidates receiving an offer. Here are…
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CV Timeline User Map

300 active users in 1 month since our launch.

We are exhilarated to share with you the great news that we’ve reached 300 active users from 50 different countries only 30 days after our official launch! Our journey to create the CV of the future has just begun!   User growth weekly: