Blog for Moms

  • Know your notice period rights
    The world of work has changed significantly with employers frequently hiring staff on a contract, part-time or project basis rather than on a full-time, permanent basis. This article outlines the different aspects of notice periods in South Africa and the rights of employers and employees regarding...
  • Warning Signs That Your Job Isn't the Right Fit for You
    Sometimes, job offers may look more interesting in advertisements than they are in real life. When you apply to a new job, you will try to give it a chance as it's always good to embrace changes. However, when your motivation starts to fall, and you start to hesitate before going to work, it's time...
  • 5 Things to Check Before You Send Your CV
    In the world where everything is instant, a recruiter or prospective employer will decide within a minute if your cv is worth considering.  This list outlines the essentials you need to keep in mind before you send your CV.   1. Cover Letter Make sure your cover letter speaks to the key...
  • How to create a job application video
    It’s not uncommon to be asked to provide a job application video of yourself when applying for a job. Video and video screening have opened up new ways of working in recruitment and we are excited to see how it can be used to enable more access to job-seekers for job opportunities. In the past, as...
  • 10 Tips For Moms Returning To Work
    Whatever the reason for returning to work, albeit the children are getting bigger and there is more free time or the financial pressures are too much for the household, it is essential for you as moms to stay relevant and in-touch on a professional level. When you have been out of work for a while...
  • A story of hope
    At RecruitMyMom we are passionate about making a difference in the lives of women. We want to share this story from one of our candidates that was recently placed into work. It’s a story of hope and encouragement not to give up.   “I’m a mom of six-year-old twins and have been a member of...
  • Saving for a Better Tomorrow
    We all want to retire comfortably, own a comfortable home, and fill it with nice things.  And travel. To do these things you need money and, for most of us that means saving and investing. For some, saving money fits easily into our personality type yet, for the rest of us it takes discipline and...
  • Coping with job loss and how having a good mental attitude will help in the job search
    “I have lost my job and do not know what to do now!” This is something we are hearing every day from job-seekers applying for jobs and we completely understand how emotionally traumatic coping with a job loss can be.  Millions of people have lost their jobs world-wide due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
  • Career Change: Become a Digital Marketer
    Changing careers is not something anyone does hastily. There are a few factors to compute least of all being the longevity of said career and the financial benefits and pitfalls of chasing it. However, digital marketing is one of the newer careers in the tech industry – pivoting off traditional...
  • How to join a video meeting - A guide to the most popular platforms
    It doesn’t matter if you work remotely, work from home or from an office you are probably joining a video meeting more and more often. We have put together a “how to guide” on using the most popular video meeting platforms so that you can get the most out of your meetings or online interviews. How...