Frequently asked questions

Writing a resume for yourself can be challenging. You may find it hard to be both concise and comprehensive. You may not have a good understanding of appropriate formatting which ensures your resume will comply with the requirements of Applicant Tracking Systems. You may find it challenging to ensure your resume is keyword rich so you can be shortlisted. The real benefit of a Successful Resume writer is their knowledge, experience and their care. They will help you think differently and focus on your achievements.

We could talk about our extensive experience from being in the business for 25 years, or the thousands of resumes we have already written that have led to interviews and job offers but the simple truth is, we care. Our single goal is to help you get the job you want and we’re good at it. Learn more about us.

As a general guideline, you will receive the first draft of your resume within five business days. If you are in a rush, we can prioritise your document for a shorter turnaround using our wide network of Australia-wide writers

Our prices vary depending your stage of career. Contact us to find out more.

Absolutely. Your Successful Resume will form a solid base for future updates. We encourage you to update your resume even when you are not actively looking for work. If you write down your accomplishments as they happen, you’ll be much better positioned when you decide to look for a new role. Of course, if you want some help with updates, you can always come back to us.

Yes! We can help you write a resume that focuses on your transferable skills. We have helped thousands of job seekers re-enter the workforce after a break or parenting, along with transitioning into a new industry or advance in their current careers. Find out more.

Your resume and cover letters will be e-mailed to you in Microsoft Word and PDF format.

Cover letters are a great way to build alignment between your skills and experience and your interest in the employer and their role. Employers want candidates who have chosen them. Your cover letter is your opportunity to tell the employer why you would like to work for them and what you have to offer. Many employers simply don’t shortlist applications without cover letters.

Creating a LinkedIn profile that attracts attention isn’t as simple as copying and pasting your resume into LinkedIn. Generally, resumes are written in a neutral voice, while LinkedIn profiles are written in the first person. Our writers understand how to maximize your key words so you can be found by potential employers and make network connections. Find out more.

Yes. We know being interviewed can be stressful and the best way to build your confidence is to practice! We offer tailored support to help you shine. Find out more.

We collect a range of personal information from you in order to create your resume, cover letters or LinkedIn profiles. We treat this information in the strictest confidence. We will never share your information with anyone, for any reason. Please click here for our privacy policy.

Successful Resumes accepts payment through bank transfer or at some offices, credit card. If we are meeting with you face to face, you may also pay cash.

No problems. You can submit a question here and we will respond within 24 hours or if you would like to speak to us straight away, find one of our writers here.