Blog for Moms

  • At RecruitMyMom we are passionate about making a difference in the lives of women. We want to share this story from one of our moms 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 RecruitMyMom...
  • 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...
  • Retrenchment and the Retrenchment Package
    The shock of retrenchment can be devastating for all and life altering for some. What are you going to do and how are you going to provide for yourself and your dependants? Once the shock and numbness of the news subsides it’s time to take stock of your situation. Every crisis carries the seeds of...
  • Through Covid-19 and out the other side, the story of a survivor
    A RecruitMyMom employee, Esther Benkenstein, was diagnosed with Covid-19, hospitalised, presented with every Covid symptom and recovered. This is Esther’s story on what it was like to be ill and what life is like post Covid-19. We hope this story encourages you, and reminds you that social...
  • How to manage distractions when working from home
    Embracing remote working successfully is all about setting healthy boundaries - both for yourself, and your family or friends in the event that you are working from home. You might find some of the discipline found in daily routines at the office, meetings or schedules, difficult to translate to...
  • With the emergence of remote and flexible work encouraging more part-time jobs in South Africa, you may be wondering how paid leave for part-time employees is calculated? We aim to clarify what the labour law says about the various types of leave available to you.  The assumption in this article...
  • 12 Free Online Collaboration Tools For Virtual Teams
    Working as virtual teams (often referred to as remote working) is growing in popularity as technology is enabling forward-thinking companies to embrace this change in how employees work. According to a global study done by the International Workplace Group in 2019, 50% of workers report that they...