• By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 23rd April 2020

12 jobs that that enable you to work from home

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic there has, and will continue to be, some great careers that offer a job and income that enable people to work remotely. The 12 jobs below are well established to developing a career wherever you may be situated. Whilst they might not be the best highest paid jobs, they...


The Gig Economy and Freelancers: The Benefits for Businesses
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 20th February 2020

The Gig Economy and Freelancers: The Benefits for Businesses

The gig economy is hitting the headlines at the moment, with increasing numbers of employees opting for freelance positions over more traditional contracts. Today, more than 42% of Britains self-employed workers are freelancers. That’s 6% of the UK workforce as a whole!...


4 Key Reasons to Focus on Mental Health Issues in the Workplace
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 04th February 2020

4 Key Reasons to Focus on Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Mental Health issues are common in everyday life, Including within the workplace. Employers can’t hide from mental health issues, which are fast becoming an epidemic across workforces in the UK.  No longer can companies turn a blind eye; employ...


How To Decline a Job Offer
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 30th January 2020

How To Decline a Job Offer

It’s funny isn’t it; the majority of stuff written about jobs relates to how to get a job – how to write a good job application, how to answer interview questions, basically how to put yourself in the best position to secure the job you want....


How to find a job
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 29th January 2020

How to find a job

It’s that time again.  You are looking for a new job or perhaps you are looking to secure your first job. Either way, exciting times lie ahead!...


4 Tips To Improve Your Career Everyday
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 15th January 2020

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...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 17th September 2019

Work like a Recruiter - The alternative way to apply for jobs

If you search the internet for “help applying for jobs” you will find lots of insightful articles providing lots of similar information on the best way to apply for jobs. If you take the advice and guidance offered, the chances are you will find a job, but you can make life a lot easier ...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Sunday 15th September 2019

How To Complete A Successful Job Application Form in 4 Steps

Whilst some positions you apply for will require you to submit your CV with a covering letter / email, many companies will ask you to complete a standard application form.  Some companies (often larger companies with a high volume of applications or those filling graduate positions) prefer thei...


15 Reasons Why You Want This Job
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Friday 14th June 2019

15 Reasons Why You Want This Job

The question, “why do you want this job”, is perhaps the ultimate interview question.  Interviewees dread it and some regard it as frustrating and impossible to answer....


20 Step LinkedIn Profile Checklist
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 03rd June 2019

20 Step LinkedIn Profile Checklist

Having a LinkedIn profile is a great way to be found when you are looking for a career change. Recruiters actively search through LinkedIn to find ideal candidates. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile or your profile is out of date, the chance of being contacted greatly diminishes. We have p...


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Tuesday 21st May 2019

15+ Ultimate CV Tips

So you’ve decided to look for a new job, or perhaps you are returning to the workplace after a period away.  Whatever your reasons, you will need a CV in order to apply for a position....


  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Wednesday 08th May 2019

What Does ‘Competitive Salary’ Mean?

You’ve seen a job advert for your perfect job - you’ve got the right skills set, qualifications and experience.  But…no salary is listed and instead the advert states ‘Competitive Salary’. So, what does this vague statement actually mean? ...


5 Tips To Increase Creativity
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 21st January 2019

5 Tips To Increase Creativity

Creativity runs a business; maybe we already know that deep down. But the real question is how creative are we and how can we transform this creativity into our growth? Well, you don't have to drink your sorrows as we have listed down the best ways to increase creativity. Do what you love. Love ...


A Parent’s Formula for a Winning Career - Productivity Tips For Parents
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 14th January 2019

A Parent’s Formula for a Winning Career - Productivity Tips For Parents

If you're a working parent, then it's not easy to manage both home and work. You've got to work smart to get things done. When you don't have a proper schedule, then you overburden yourself which will not help you to achieve an easy life. If you wish to have a productive life, then here are a few s...


9 Fun Jobs That Pay Well!!!!
  • By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Monday 26th November 2018

9 Fun Jobs That Pay Well!

Finding your dream job isn’t always easy. If you’re currently on the job hunt, we know it can be a long and tiring process trying to find the best role for you. Jobs that you love but that also have great salaries can be hard to find, but Check-a-Salary has done some research and co...