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What can we help you with today?

Have you just been made redundant? Or maybe you're stuck in a job you really don't like? Perhaps you feel it is time for a promotion or even a complete change of direction for your career? 

There may be many reasons that led you here but they all mean just one thing - you are ready for something different

With a combined 30+ years in recruiting and career management coaching, we've been privileged to have worked with thousands of candidates and companies, helping them achieve fantastic results.

And now it's your turn. Pick a topic below to get started.


Resume Writing Advice

A great place to start with everything you need to know. We'll cut through all the conflicting opinions and give you all the information you need to produce a great resume that will get you results.

Job Search Advice

Getting a new job can feel like a job in itself. Stop wasting your precious time on outdated methods and follow our advice based on the three crucial things you need to concentrate on.

Job Application Advice

Once you have a great resume and found the perfect opportunity, you don't want to mess it up with a badly submitted application. Avoid the top mistakes other people make with this advice

Interview Preparation Advice

Practice makes perfect before the big day. We've got practical tips and advice to ensure you have the perfect preparation for different interview formats and questions.


Check what our clients say about us

Brian Lester

I recommend this service to those that I know who are struggling to secure roles and are not confident with their current resumes or don't know how to write cover letters.

Brian Lester


Samantha Murton

I have recommended you to a number of my network because you simply offer a better service than the competition.

Samantha Murton


Stefan Maslak

Recruiters say my resume is excellent and I appreciated your straight to the point no nonsense approach to job search.

Stefan Maslak


Stephen McKnight

A thoroughly comprehensive and professional service that delivers in spades.

Stephen McKnight



Help when you need it

Professional Resume Writing

Having a great resume is just the start to getting a great job. You also need to know how to use it effectively. That's why, when you engage us to write your resume, you don't just get a resume. 

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Career Coaching

We have literally taken thousands of individuals and groups on the journey from 'fired to hired' - and all the steps in between - and we are ready to do that for you too.  You can choose a coaching call for assistance on any subject you want or our ultimate package where everything is done for you

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Try our free and paid online coaching programmes that help you get the job you deserve.

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See who we are

Mark Daniel

A global resume writer and career coach, Mark is known for his honest, direct, and hard-hitting advice, helping people manage job applications and succeed at interviews.  Now based on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, he is the co-founder of Real Life Career Advice and the Hi Vis Hub.  A prolific publisher, Mark contributes to several industry magazines and his daily career advice blog to his 40,000 LinkedIn followers.

Mark Daniel


A career coach, headhunter, and entrepreneur, Amanda has founded and been involved in developing multiple companies known for innovative HR and recruitment solutions.  Originally from London but now in Queensland, Australia, she is the co-founder of Real Life Career Advice and the Hi Vis Hub.

Amanda Datchens


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