Blog for Employers

  • 6 Hiring trends to look out for in 2023
    We don't claim to be seers or futurists, but these expected hiring trends will dominate hiring in South Africa in 2023. We acknowledge that hiring trends fluctuate yearly based on socioeconomic and political factors, so provided nothing too dramatic occurs, this is what we predict: 1. Diversity,...
  • Which types of flexible working could suit your business needs?
    There are several different types of flexible working arrangements that businesses can adopt to suit their needs. This article will explore some of the most common types of flexible working and how they can benefit your business. The traditional 9-5 work day is gradually becoming a thing of the...
  • Why flexibility is the future of work
    You may have noticed a significant shift in the way we work over the past few years. More people are opting to prefer more flexibility to support work-life integration and more companies have adopted a flexible working strategy to help this dynamic change. This notable shift was induced during and...
  • #WinningWomen: we applaud RecruitMyMom clients
    It’s a privilege for us to recognise and applaud the partners, clients, candidates and members of the RecruitMyMom community during Women’s Month each year. Each person and company has contributed to a change in the workplace for women, for the better.  This particular year is a very special one...
  • Breaking bias: the effects of company culture on mothers in the workplace
    Establish a diverse and inclusive organisational culture for business success The drive for gender parity in the workplace is not where it needs to be yet. According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2022, as it stands today, it’ll take another 132 years for the gender gap in the workplace to close....
  • Challenges women in the workplace face and how to overcome them
    Although gender diversity is growing in awareness, there’s a continual need for intentional action behind some key challenges that women in the workplace face. According to a recent survey, only 43.4 percent of employment in South Africa in the second quarter of 2021 were women. Of those in...
  • 10 tips on how to conduct a successful job interview
    In order to successfully conduct a job interview, you need to process the most relevant information about a candidate’s skills, experience and professional character efficiently. A job interview is an important step in the recruitment process and there are a few practical ways you can ensure the...
  • The Great Resignation: does South Africa have immunity?
    It is a known fact that the pandemic has caused an increase in psychological distress on people across the world. As a result of the pandemic and the negative  impact on the global economy and the workplace, you’d think that people would return to work or hold onto their jobs. Yet, when we look at...
  • 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...