Blog for Moms

  • How to manage distractions when working from home
    Embracing remote working successfully is all about setting healthy boundaries - both for yourself, and your family or friends in the event that you are working from home. You might find some of the discipline found in daily routines at the office, meetings or schedules, difficult to translate to...
  • With the emergence of remote and flexible work encouraging more part-time jobs in South Africa, you may be wondering how paid leave for part-time employees is calculated? We aim to clarify what the labour law says about the various types of leave available to you.  The assumption in this article...
  • 12 Free Online Collaboration Tools For Virtual Teams
    Working as virtual teams (often referred to as remote working) is growing in popularity as technology is enabling forward-thinking companies to embrace this change in how employees work. According to a global study done by the International Workplace Group in 2019, 50% of workers report that they...
  • “Pressing pause” on your career – so that you can make the shift to dedicated fulltime parenting – is both noble, and terrifying. For some, it’s a no-brainer. For most of us, it takes courage. It’s a  tough decision to put your child’s needs (at the foundational stage) before your own.  Choosing to...
  • What to consider when taking on part-time accounting jobs in South Africa
    More and more companies are realising the resource and cost benefits of hiring part-time in South Africa. Similarly, many qualified workers, particularly those with familial obligations, are appreciating the advantages of working part-time. Thanks to the advancements in technology and the advent of...
  • How to write an excellent cover letter for a CV
    To be able to write an excellent cover letter or motivational letter is as important as having a top-notch CV.  Did you know that recruiters and employers decide within five to seven seconds of glancing through a CV to reject or investigate the contents further? Research indicates that often...
  • How upskilling could land you a job in 2020
    Why would you need upskilling, if you have over five years work experience? It can make you more employable. South Africa is said to be the most technologically advanced country in Africa. As such, we have in recent years experienced a dramatic shift from the traditional pen-and-paper method to...
  • Time saving tips for busy working moms
    Being a mom is hard work, but being a working mom is even harder! We, at RecruitMyMom, understand the pressures that a working mom is under; from taking care of your children, preparing meals, dealing with household responsibilities and the stress of balancing a career. It can feel at times as if...
  • The Top 3 Mistakes People Make on their CV
    It is the first impression you leave on someone you are hoping would employ you. Yet, people often do not take the necessary care when it comes to preparing their CV’s. Thoughtless mistakes can result in a CV application being rejected from the onset. To give yourself a competitive advantage when...
  • Things to consider when taking an independent contracting job
    The way in which employers are hiring is changing due to the increased demand for certain skills. They are increasingly interested in hiring skills on-demand to add value when they are required. Subsequently, there is a rise in the flexible workforce, which includes freelancers and independent...