Advice Articles

How to Write Achievements on Your Resume

Resume Advice and Tips, Resume Surgery Advice

Many employers like to see your achievements listed on your resume template as it can demonstrate your success at work and it can also help the employer to visualise the impact you could have on their business.

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What to Include on a Graduate Resume

Resume Advice and Tips, Resume Surgery Advice

If you’ve just graduated from university then you’ll probably be glued to your computer screen searching for jobs. But before you write a resume, take a look at our checklist to ensure you’re including all of the relevant information…

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Reasons Why Your Resume Is Being Ignored

Career Progression, Resume Advice and Tips, Resume Surgery Advice

Sending your resume out to employers time after time with no response can be very frustrating, especially if you don’t receive any feedback on your application. So why is your resume being ignored? Here are a few reasons why your resume may not be having the impact you want it to have.

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How to Strengthen Your Resume

Resume Advice and Tips, Resume Surgery Advice

In a job interview you will be asked (nine times out of ten) what your biggest weakness is. Whilst you need to think about addressing this during a job interview, you also need to think about it when you are writing a resume.

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Why Your Cover Letter Should Be One Page

Cover Letter Writing, Resume Surgery Advice

Writing a cover letter is one of the steps of many when it comes to applying for a job. But, just like your resume, your cover letter should be short and sweet. Here are some reasons why you should keep your cover letter to one page of text.

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Recipe for a Resume

Resume Advice and Tips, Resume Surgery Advice

Try this recipe for a sweet tasting resume…

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How to Get Noticed at Work

Career Progression, Resume Surgery Advice

If you have been in your job for a while you will probably be looking for a way to stand out and to secure career progression. Follow these tips to help you stand out at work and to work towards a promotion.

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Five Ways to Boost Your Salary

Career Progression, Resume Surgery Advice

When it comes to career progression one of the most rewarding things is being taken aside by your boss and being told you are getting a pay rise. Yippee! But this doesn’t happen overnight. There are quite a few things to action first to ensure you’re on the radar for a pay increase.

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Should You Include a Picture on Your Resume?

Resume Advice and Tips, Resume Surgery Advice

Many candidates can’t decide whether to attach a profile picture to their resume when applying for a job. Some people think it can make your resume stand out from the crowd while others believe it’s cheesy. So should you attach a picture to your next job application? Here are some steps to help you decide.

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Who to Address in Your Cover Letter

Cover Letter Writing, Resume Surgery Advice

Knowing who to address your cover letter to is really important in order to send off a good job application. Although in some cases you have to address the employer as ‘Dear Sir/Madam’, it’s much better to find out their name and write a cover letter to them directly.

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