Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Certified Resume?

A resume is certified, once CertifiedCV has validated and certified specific information related to employment history, academic background or professional licenses.

Do I have to certify all of my academic background and employment history?

No. As a candidate you can select the information you want us to certify and what data you wish us to verify the origin (e.g. references or official job description).  However, to obtain the hallmark of Certified Resume with GOLD Distinction a minimum of information and data need to be validated.

What is a Certified Resume with GOLD Distinction?

A Certified Resume with GOLD Distinction represents the excellence in resume certification. It lets the addressee of the resume know that a minimum of  information has been certified and the origin of references as well as official job description verified. To obtain a Certified Resume with GOLD Distinction the following requirements need to be met:

check Complete validation of all undergraduate and graduate academic history
check One academic reference per undergraduate and graduate degree
check Validation of two employments (not including current employment) but at least the last five years
check Two job references per verified employments (from supervisor and peer) and an official job description for each

If  you have not been working for more than five years or have not held more than two jobs (e.g. student or you have recently entered the job market), employment verification requirement are reduced or omitted.

What is the benefit of a certified resume for an employee/student?

As a candidate you benefit from a certified resume in many ways. To name a few


Your resume (background) is verified only once and not with every job change again.


You have full privacy. No need to contact previous employers as all needed information are available electronically.


Your documents (official job description, references, diplomas, etc.) are securely stored and you can keep it for life.

What is the benefit of a certified resume for a business or academic institution?

The benefits for a business or academic institution are many, to view a comprehensive list go to company benefits

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