Blog for Moms

  • Language tips for a successful job application
    First impressions are made in less than twenty seconds of meeting. If this is the case when meeting a potential employer in person, then it also applies to your written words in a successful job application. Ensuring that your written and spoken language is up to scratch is essential to prove you’...
  • 5 mental health tips for working from home
    In recent years, working from home might have started as a novelty and a means to keep working during the pandemic, but it has become a normal way of working for many professionals. It is said that working from home does increase the happiness of workers by 20%, but there is a responsibility on you...
  • Upskill to future proof your career
    Any sort of training, certified or not, is guaranteed to boost your CV and fill any gaps in your knowledge and skill set. Upskilling will also ensure that you are on par with the latest technological advancements in your industry and keep you up to date with the latest knowledge in your chosen...
  • 7 Productivity tips to improve your work-life integration
    Productivity in the workplace is a universal desire for both employees and employers. Being productive keeps us driven to achieve all that we need to in the workplace. How do you stay productive when your work-life has changed so much due to flexibility, hybrid workplaces and remote work...
  • How to navigate the return to work after maternity leave
    The narrative we, as mothers, often hear through the media about the return to work after maternity leave is not always a positive one. The reality is that although it is tough in a lot of ways, it is also a special and exciting time. There are ways to overcome everything you need to, so that you...
  • Power words that work in a cover letter
    Often people underestimate the importance of a cover letter in the job application process. Writing a well thought through motivational or cover letter is a challenging task. The use of power words can help you secure your spot in the runnings. A motivational letter is important for a couple of...
  • Tips on how to stay safe online
    With the rise of the platform economy worldwide, where a growing number of businesses are operating on online platforms, it creates both opportunities and threats in our daily lives. Online platforms make it possible for us to skip bank queues, get groceries delivered to our doorstep and apply for...
  • Women in the workplace: how to dress for success
    Women in the workplace need to look good and feel confident from the inside out, but also from the outside in. You might have heard the saying, “the right clothes can transform your mood and confidence” and it’s true. When you look great, you automatically feel great too. Find out how to dress for...
  • What Is Your Salary Expectation?
    When you are job-seeker, you are sure to be asked about what your salary expectation is. The simplest way to answer this question is to relate it to your current salary. It can, however, get more complicated if you are a mom who has been out of the labour market for a while.  There are a couple of...
  • How to ask your employer for flexibility at work
    Flexibility at work is a top priority for many working mothers. Flexible work comes in various types. Flexibility with work place is one option, where employees have the freedom to work in whichever places are most productive for them. This could be in-office if they choose to work at a hot desk,...