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    It is illegal for a recruitment agency (CV trumpeters) to charge job-seekers for that service. They can make their money by charging employers for access to CVs that they'll let job-seekers upload for free, though.

    e.g. Milkround.com, reed.co.uk &c.
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    CV trumpet_money making machine BUT not for you
    CV trumpet is a BIG scam!!!!!!!!!
    I have tried them AND I can confirm that CV trumpet is a big money creating SCAM!
    I payed around 40Pound and did not get any response from a recruiting company!!

    Where was my CV then send to?
    I usually get contacted by job agents - so my CV can't be that bad AND I asked them for my money back.

    The reaction was an automatic response of the sort "that they would take care of it"- it is now more than 1 month ago and I haven't heard from them since that date!

    Beware and don't be as blind and silly as I acted by signing up for their not existing service!
 
 
 
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