Blog for Moms

  •  The Difference Between Fixed Term Contracts and Independent Contracts
    The way in which employers are hiring is changing due to an increased interest in on-demand skills. This has resulted in a rise in the flexible workforce, including fixed term contracts and independent contracts. It is important to understand the difference between the above contracts before...
  • Five Benefits of Contract Work While Job Hunting
    If you’ve been job hunting for a while, maybe it’s time to consider contract work. There’s been a steep rise in contract hiring over the last few years, and the benefits are numerous. You might like contract work so much you decide to make a career out of it! If, however, your end goal is a...
  • How to increase your chances of job success on RecruitMyMom
    You have heard so much about RecruitMyMom, and you can’t wait to register and start applying for suitable new work opportunities. You excitedly register on www.recruitmymom.co.za, complete the online CV, then visit the job listings page and apply for a job, a few days later you receive a decline...
  • Job hunting? It’s the perfect time to SPRING into action!
    There’s a season for everything, and the same is true of looking for a job. If you’ve taken a break from job hunting during the winter months then now is the perfect time to regroup and get going again. Spring brings with it an exciting energy, it’s the season of fresh starts and hope. It’s the...
  • Mom, you are Perfectly Positioned to be a Virtual Assistant
    Sometimes being a mom feels a bit like being a Virtual Assistant - the voice controlled electronic kind. But instead of “Alexa!” You have people shouting “Mom!” at you all day. “Mom, can you make me some dinner? Mom, do you know where my hockey socks are?” While you may not enjoy this side of the...
  • How to become a successful mompreneur
    If you have experienced the privilege of raising children or starting your own business, chances are you’ve noticed there are similarities between the two. Children, especially in their infancy, need almost constant time and attention in order to thrive and grow. Businesses are the same. The tricky...
  • Stress-coping hacks for working moms
    Juggling work and family life takes organisation and self-discipline. As long time advocates for women in the workplace, we at RecruitMyMom believe there is no one better equipped to handle the juggle than a multi-tasking mom. However, when life throws curve balls, like unscheduled homeschooling,...
  • Upskill to re-enter the workplace
    It’s an all too familiar tale: highly skilled woman has a job, has a baby, and ultimately has to decide if she can ‘do it all.’ Too many women drop out of the workplace when faced with the juggle of both work and home life responsibilities. Then years down the line find themselves navigating a...
  • Getting back in the game: one mom’s testimonial
    At RecruitMyMom we are passionate about making a difference in the lives of women. One of our recently placed moms wanted to share her testimonial in order to encourage others not to give up. Before accepting this position, I had been out of the workplace for four and a half years. I truly believe...
  • Unashamedly a Working Mother
    Consider the following scenario: a working mother returns from maternity leave determined to ‘prove’ she can continue to work at the exact same pace she used to before motherhood. 12 hour days on broken sleep while expressing in the bathroom in between meetings? She can do it all. Until she can’t....