Blog Articles

  • Time-Management Tips for Multi-Tasking Moms
    Working moms can put most plate spinners to shame. You balance household responsibilities, along with your careers and somehow all the plates keep spinning.  We at RecruitMyMom understand however, there are days where the to-do list grows and capacity seems to shrink. It’s on those days when these...
  • What kind of Working Mom are you? Take the RecruitMyMom quiz to find out
    Working moms are the ultimate multi-taskers, from sandwich spread to spreadsheets; they have a lot on the go every day and tackle their tasks in a host of different ways. You’ve heard of a helicopter parent but have you heard of a stapler parent? For the RecruitMyMom quiz, we’ve opened up the...
  • Elevate Your Career with a Degree from IU
    Do you want to start a degree, but need studies that fit around your schedule? IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) provides flexible study models to help you learn the way you want to.  IU provides quality programmes for Bachelor, Master and MBA degrees, with a whole new approach....
  • Skills based hiring. The smart way to hire
    There’s a lot for an employer to consider when hiring the right candidate for a skilled position. For many years, skills based hiring took a back seat while conventional thinking put education at the top of the list of considerations. However, education based hiring ruled out a significant number...
  • What is a POPIA Deputy Information Officer
    The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) came into effect on 1 July 2020 with a grace period of one year. The grace period ends as of 1 July 2021, and the reality of the implications of non-compliance is causing many companies to have to respond quickly and get their processing of...
  • When you’re in the process of applying for jobs, it may feel like securing the job interview is the difficult part. While a foot in the door (or a face on the zoom screen) is a step in the right direction, it’s how the interview goes that will really determine whether you get the position or not....
  • Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) - An Employer’s Perspective
    Purposes of the Act The Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPIA) follows the example of similar, quite onerous legislation in the European Union aimed at protecting individuals’ right to privacy. More specifically, the Act aims to give effect to the right to privacy as provided for in...
  • Flexibility in the workplace: Find out exactly what it means
    When terms like micro, hybrid and remote are all being used to describe different kinds of flexibility in the workplace, it can be confusing to decipher what would suit your company’s needs. Let’s unpack exactly what flexibility means and how it can best benefit your company. There are two main...
  • The pandemic brought with it an unprecedented shift towards remote work. For some it was a blessing, while others were counting the days until they could get back to the office. Interested to find out what our moms in South Africa thought, Phillipa Geard, CEO of RecruitMyMom, posed the below...
  • Maternity Leave in SA: What to expect
    Expecting a new baby is one of the most exciting things in the world. Yet, there are real challenges you have to face and one of these is to plan your work administration and prepare for the time you will be on maternity leave. We have created a  timeline to help you get the work admin out of the...