• By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Sunday 08th September 2019

Cover letter structure: 6 essential steps

Writing about yourself can be tough, but it’s essential during a job search. Your CV is where you explain your job history, skills and qualifications, but your cover letter gives you room to elaborate on the important details, and explain why you’re the ideal person for the job. ...


How to ask for a pay rise
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 27th March 2019

How to ask for a pay rise

If you were to make a list of the most awkward conversations to have, asking for a pay rise would probably be pretty high!...


Top Tips When Starting A New Job
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Saturday 17th November 2018

Top Tips When Starting A New Job

Meet your new Manager before you start your first day It can be very beneficial to meet your new Manager before starting your new position. Sometimes weeks, and possibly months, have passed between your last interview and your starting date. By meeting your manager, you can learn about the company...


How To Manage A Complex Project At Work
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 29th October 2018

How To Manage A Complex Project At Work

Sometimes a project can be pretty overwhelming.  You might be feeling anxious about a complex matter at work, but that's ok. There comes a problematic period in every working person's life, but you've got to act smart and make strategies on how you will overcome the difficulties and win! Li...


4 Tips To Improve Your Career Everyday
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Saturday 27th October 2018

4 Tips To Improve Your Career Everyday

Never assume that you are a master of your career and that you have nothing more to learn; gaining as much knowledge as possible is essential to reach the top. What you will find below is a list of the most significant things I have learnt from others. We might learn things quickly, but sometimes w...


Signs You Need A Holiday!
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 26th October 2018

Signs You Need A Holiday!

Are you tired of working hard and think that you've been living a hectic life recently? Well perhaps it's time for you to take a holiday, which will liven up things a bit. Taking a holiday will allow you to regain some perspective on life and will broaden your mind towards achieving a good work-life...


A Guide to Living and Working in Bradford
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Saturday 13th October 2018

A Guide to Living and Working in Bradford

Looking for jobs in the Bradford area? Not sure about it? Well, you don't have to panic, as we have collected the top jobs in Bradford. As Bradford is a growing industrial city, there is always a requirement to fill. So, it's evident that a considerable number of vacancies will be there. Here is ...


Jobs That Would Suit Me
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 12th October 2018

Jobs That Would Suit Me

Jobs That Would Suit Me Have you just completed your degree and are feeling stressed about not having a career path? Rest assured, you are not the only one to feel like this; lots of people out there feel confused about their next move. And trust me, its ok to not have a plan, not everyone does. Ju...


High Demand Jobs in Cardiff
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 11th October 2018

High Demand Jobs in Cardiff

Have you got one of the best-paid jobs in Cardiff? If you are looking for a lucrative career in Cardiff, this guide on some of the best paying jobs in the area will undoubtedly be of great interest to you. Here’s a look at the top 10 highest paid jobs in Cardiff:  1) Financial Instituti...


Best Salary Websites to Check Before Your Next Pay Review
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 11th October 2018

Best Salary Websites to Check Before Your Next Pay Review

Salary negotiation is a significant deal; go in too low and your employer will happily accept, go in too high and your chances of success are reduced. Being able to approach your current or future employer with a salary range based on the current market, will significantly increase your chances of s...


Job based jokes!
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 09th October 2018

Job based jokes!

We have started compiling a list of job based jobs, but could really benefit from your support with extending it further. Please comment either on the post, or on social media. We will add the best ones to this post. Enjoy! I’ve just been made redundant from my job making trampolines. Don&rsq...


From Passion To Profession: Get Paid For Your Passion
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 03rd October 2018

From Passion To Profession: Get Paid For Your Passion

We are living in an internet-dominated and tech-savvy world where numerous people are winning the struggle to work from home and to build a business around their skills and passions. However, the truth is that achieving this is not always easy. Here are a few precise points to assist you to get sta...


Find The Best Jobs In London
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 02nd October 2018

Find The Best Jobs In London

A lot of things have changed in the UK regarding jobs. But it would be pretty harsh to say that the country’s job market is in freefall. There are many new vacancies created in different sectors all the time. If you have the skills, you are more than likely to get a suitable job. Since locally...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 28th September 2018

Secrets To Mastering Body Language

Are you putting in extra hours at work and meeting all your deadlines, but still haven’t received the kind of promotion or appreciation that you so rightly deserved? Body language experts across the globe, are of the view that we tend to give off thousands of non-verbal signs whilst saying on...


How To Pass Your Probation Period
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 28th September 2018

How to pass your probation period

According to industry estimates, almost one in every five new employees fails to live up to expectations during their probation period. The simple truth is that employees on probation are scrutinised and are therefore in the’ danger zone’. Now comes the question - how do you ensure tha...