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If you’ve secured yourself a new job then you’re over the main hurdle of impressing the employer during the job interview (well done!). But the hurdles don’t stop there – your first week of your new job can be full of obstacles and it’s vital you make an impression. If you’re about to start a new role here are some tips on how to make a positive impression on your boss!


If you have been sending your resume out time and time again with no reply you are probably starting to feel frustrated. But don’t fret – here are three tips to help you stand out to an employer so your next job application should be a success!


Feeling happy in the workplace is essential. Not only does feeling happy in the workplace lead to healthier all-round lifestyle, but it also helps with career progression. Whatever industry you are working in, here are our three tips on how you can feel happy at work:


Although the job market is already competitive, it’s even more competitive at this time of year. During the New Year period thousands of candidates will be updating their resume and searching for a new job. New Year’s resolutions play a big factor in the increase of job applications at this time of year. If you are looking for a job too it’s now more crucial than ever to make your resume stand out from the crowd.

how to avoid stress at work

Whether you have been working in your job for years or are just embarking on a new career, work can sometimes be stressful. Whether it’s training at work to learn new processes, dealing with customers or organising meetings – stress can sometimes creep into your working day. A recent survey suggests that 40% of workers in the US feel their job is extremely stressful and 25% of people surveyed believe that work is the number one source of stress in their life. Check out these tips to help you avoid stress at work.

career advice

Not everyone knows exactly what they want to do when they leave high school. Many people spend years in jobs they don’t enjoy before finally realising what it is they want to do for a career. So if you are one of these people and are struggling to decide what profession you want to be in, then follow these simple steps to help you choose the right career path for you.

Although stereotypically bullying happens at school and an early age, some professionals can face bullying at some point in their career. There are a number of ways you can be bullied at work including having your appearance picked on, your work projects criticised and being excluded and ignored. You may find yourself encountering bullies at work at some point in your career. If you find yourself the subject of bullying at work, here are some tips on how to overcome it.

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In this latest career interview, Resume Surgeon talk to Paul Taylor, a Freelance Software Engineer, to find out more about the job role and some career tips for those wanting to get into the industry.

If you have strong organisational skills, good customer service skills and enjoy interacting with new people then a job as a Receptionist may be for you.

Karen Jack currently works as a Receptionist in Florida. She talks to Resume Surgeon and shares her career advice.

Working as a Bouncer can be challenging. Working either in a club or a bar, Bouncers are responsible for keeping crowds under control and mainting safety throughout a venue.

Resume Surgeon recently talked to Fred Kimble who has worked in the industry for 33 years in the UK. He tells us what it takes to be a Bouncer and shares some career advice.

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