Blog for Moms

  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Why Use A Targeted Job Application Strategy?
    Regardless of the reason, doing a job application is not on anyone’s top ten list of favourite pastimes. It can be a time-consuming process that is emotionally draining. This is, however, one task that should not be undertaken haphazardly and must be given the effort needed to yield positive...
  • 5 Things to do before an Interview
    Confidence comes from being prepared. Well done! You took the time and effort to create a well-presented CV, and now your skills, experience and work history have won you an interview. Of course, most of us hope to shine in an interview, sometimes feeling a mixture of emotions like excitement and a...
  • Tax benefits for work from home employees
    Work from home and remote working has many benefits, some challenges too, but the good news is that SARS does offer tax benefits for work from home and remote working employees.    As a freelancer and independent contractor working from home in South Africa, there are various income tax benefits...
  • 10 Clever Apps to Make a Mom’s Life Easier
    Working moms need all the help we can get. In between school activities, dinners, work and doctors appointments we hardly have time for ourselves. Here is a list of 10 clever parenting apps that we think will help busy working moms manage their day.   1. MMGuardian Parenting App Keeping your child...