Blog for Employers

  • Using Game-Thinking to Innovate Learning Experiences
    We are navigating a new workplace and era. It is estimated that one of the most in-demand skills will be the ability to learn. It is therefore obvious that the role of learning designer will be elevated in preparing and supporting the work-force. An exciting time offering many opportunities. It...
  • 5 trends that will shape the 2022 workplace
    Every year there are trends which emerge and change the workplace as we know it. 2020 was a year with more change than any of us were used to or prepared for, which may make any future shifts seem subtle in comparison. But rest assured, a lot has happened this year and RecruitMyMom has been taking...
  • The Benefits of Hiring a Remote Workforce
    Finding the right employee to fill a position is a bit like finding the correct puzzle piece to complete your puzzle. You’re going to search until you find the perfect piece, it doesn’t work to try and jam an incorrect puzzle piece into the allocated space. What’s equally frustrating is when no...
  • Mandatory Vaccination in the Workplace
    Employers who intend to make vaccination mandatory may face an uphill battle. For a start, they have several administrative obstacles to overcome, such as doing a risk assessment, identifying employees that must be vaccinated, and developing a vaccination plan and appropriate measures to implement...
  • The WHAT, WHEN, WHY, and HOW of virtual onboarding
    Recently, many companies went from thinking about remote work plans, to implementing them. Remote working has numerous benefits, including the ability to hire skilled workers from other locations. One question that arises, as remote working becomes a norm and companies need to start looking at how...
  • Tech tools to sustain collaborative remote working
    In the beginning of 2020 there was an almost overnight shift to remote working and it has changed the workplace as we know it. Tech tools has made this shift possible. As long time advocates for the benefits of remote work, especially for women, RecruitMyMom is excited to see more and more...
  • 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...
  • 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...