Real Life Career Advice - the clue is in the name!

We coach people - just like you - throughout the job search process. Choose a topic below to get started...

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? Wherever you are, we are here for you.


Resume Writing Advice

Your resume has one job and one job only - to get you interviews.

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.

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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Stop wasting your precious time on outdated methods and follow our advice based on the three crucial things you need to concentrate on.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 find a great job, don't waste the opportunity by submitting a poor application.

Avoid the top mistakes other people make to give you the best chance for being shortlisted for an interview.

Interview Prep 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.


About our clients

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


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About Us

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 we want to do the same for you.

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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.

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Amanda Datchens

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 consults to companies seeking to improve their recruitment processes whilst developing their internal talent pools. She is the co-founder of Real Life Career Advice and the Hi Vis Hub.

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