Blog for Moms

  • 15 Ways to Succeed as a Remote Employee: Tips for Success in South Africa
    Since RecruitMyMom started in 2012, remote and hybrid working has increased in many industries, offering flexibility and convenience to employees and independent contractors. To succeed as a remote employee, adopting habits and strategies that ensure productivity, reliability, and effective...
  • Work-life integration: the importance of prioritising family time
    Balancing work and family life is a challenge that many working moms face, but at RecruitMyMom, we believe and promote that it is possible to prioritise work and family without compromising. It requires intentional effort, clear boundaries, and a supportive environment at home and work. Here's our...
  • Factors Working Moms Should Consider When Evaluating a Salary Package
    Embarking on a job search journey can be both exhilarating and daunting. Amidst the myriad of options and considerations, it's crucial to start with a clear understanding of what you truly want from your new job. One aspect that often doesn't receive the full consideration it deserves is the salary...
  • How to answer the most common interview questions
    Thorough preparation is the key to feeling genuinely confident in an interview. When you are well-prepared, it's much easier to manage the stress during an interview and present yourself in the best possible light. By preparing, you equip yourself to answer the most common interview questions...
  • Own Your Future: How to Talk to Your Boss About Your Career Development
    Balancing work and life leads to a challenging and fulfilling journey. Proactively driving your career development with your boss unlocks personal success and happiness. It's about empowering yourself to shape your future. One of the most impactful ways to embark on this journey is to confidently...
  • Have you ever considered working as an independent contractor?
    If you’re looking for work, then you might want to consider becoming an independent contractor. It’s a great way to keep your time and career as flexible as possible. In this article we’ll share some helpful information on how to become an independent contractor with RecruitMyMom. The way that...
  • Empowering Women: RecruitMyMom's Commitment To Building Female Careers
    RecruitMyMom is passionate about building female careers and connecting skilled women with fulfilling jobs. That is why we undertook the largest working women research study in South Africa to help us understand your needs and aspirations as a working woman and how we can better advocate for you....
  • 5 Things to Check Before You Send Your CV
    Craft your path to success with a winning CV. Before hitting submit, ensure your CV shines by highlighting your skills and experience. Here's your pre-launch checklist for a professional, polished, and targeted CV that will make you stand out from the crowd.   1. Ensure the spelling, grammar and...
  • How to Get Shortlisted: Is Your Fancy CV Hindering Your Shortlisting Success?
    Technology is changing how we do everything, including applying for jobs and getting shortlisted. Many designer CV templates and programmes are available that can help you create fancy, visually appealing CVs. Although these are good for showcasing your uniqueness, they do not help you with the...
  • How To Confidently Answer “What Are Your Salary Expectations?”
    Embarking on interviews can feel like an exhilarating journey—a chance to showcase your skills and leave a lasting impression. Yet, amidst the excitement, there's often a moment of uncertainty when the interviewer asks, “What are your salary expectations?” While it may seem daunting, it's an...