This is a question I found on /r/datasets. Does OpenData have any answers to add?
I'm looking for a large collection or resumes and preferably knowing whether they are employed or not. Does such a dataset exist?
I doubt that it exists and, if it does, whether it should: after all CVs are personal data.
Perhaps you can contact the authors of this study:
They might be willing to share their dataset of fictitious resumes.
The HTML for each CV is relatively easy to scrape, with human readable tags that describe the CV section:
Check out libraries like python's BeautifulSoup for scraping tools and techniques.
....linkedin..pretty sure its one of their main reasons for being. you can play with their api and access users resumes.
i actually found this trying to find a good explanation for parsing microformats. i think this is easier to understand:
EDIT 2: here's details of web commons crawler release: