Blog Articles

  • How to navigate the return to work after maternity leave
    The narrative we, as mothers, often hear through the media about the return to work after maternity leave is not always a positive one. The reality is that although it is tough in a lot of ways, it is also a special and exciting time. There are ways to overcome everything you need to, so that you...
  • A decade of relevance: the brand story of RecruitMyMom
    The time for transition is here as we are on the cusp of 'what's next?' when it comes to the shift in work resulting from the COVID pandemic. This year we celebrate ten years of RecruitMyMom.  After ten years, we have reached a point of maturity as a company, and a new season of growth and success...
  • 5 ways to successfully address gender diversity at work
    It’s hard to believe that in 2022 we are still discussing gender bias, prejudice and the lack of gender diversity in the workplace. However, multiple studies suggest that gender bias is the reason why so many businesses are reluctant to place women into senior positions.  According to Statista, “in...
  • Power words that work in a cover letter
    Often people underestimate the importance of a cover letter in the job application process. Writing a well thought through motivational or cover letter is a challenging task. The use of power words can help you secure your spot in the runnings. A motivational letter is important for a couple of...
  • Tips on how to stay safe online
    With the rise of the platform economy worldwide, where a growing number of businesses are operating on online platforms, it creates both opportunities and threats in our daily lives. Online platforms make it possible for us to skip bank queues, get groceries delivered to our doorstep and apply for...
  • The importance of a probation period when hiring new employees
    A probation period for new employees is an excellent way for employers to legally see whether or not someone is a good fit for the company. It also works both ways; an employee has the opportunity to work in a company and find out if they are happy to stay in the job or not. The Labour Relations...
  • 4 obvious benefits of women in the workplace in a digital era
    To have women in senior decision making roles within the workplace was completely uncommon just a couple of decades ago. We salute the many strong women in the workplace that have paved the way and made it possible for women today to achieve whatever they set their minds to accomplish. Thankfully,...
  • Women in the workplace: how to dress for success
    Women in the workplace need to look good and feel confident from the inside out, but also from the outside in. You might have heard the saying, “the right clothes can transform your mood and confidence” and it’s true. When you look great, you automatically feel great too. Find out how to dress for...
  • What Is Your Salary Expectation?
    When you are job-seeker, you are sure to be asked about what your salary expectation is. The simplest way to answer this question is to relate it to your current salary. It can, however, get more complicated if you are a mom who has been out of the labour market for a while.  There are a couple of...
  • How to ask your employer for flexibility at work
    Flexibility at work is a top priority for many working mothers. Flexible work comes in various types. Flexibility with work place is one option, where employees have the freedom to work in whichever places are most productive for them. This could be in-office if they choose to work at a hot desk,...