Blog for Moms

  • Empowering Women: RecruitMyMom's Commitment To Building Female Careers
    RecruitMyMom is passionate about 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 the needs and aspirations of working women, female careers and how we can better advocate for...
  • 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...
  • Breaking Free: Empowering Working Women To Escape Career Ruts
    Feeling stuck in a career rut is something that many working women experience throughout their careers. You feel unmotivated, that you are not learning anything new, or that your current job has no growth prospects.  It happens to the best of us, and when it does, it can take a toll on your overall...
  • 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...
  • 5 Invaluable Interview Answers To "What’s Your Greatest Weakness?"
    How do you answer the tough interview question, “what’s your greatest weakness?” For such a common interview question, the answer was never really clear! Should you deny you have any weaknesses? Or do you share it all? Neither is the correct answer. You turn the situation to your advantage by...
  •  Embracing Empowerment: Redefining Quietly Quitting for Working Women
    There's a prevalent misunderstanding surrounding the term "quietly quitting" in the workplace. Contrary to popular belief, quietly quitting doesn't always mean physically leaving your job. Instead, it encompasses a spectrum of subjective interpretations, allowing individuals to navigate their...
  • Mastering The Art Of Flexibility: Navigating Career Progression For Women
    Establishing and maintaining boundaries to ensure that flexibility enhances, rather than hinders, career progression for women involves a combination of self-awareness, communication skills, and effective time management. Workplace flexibility has its pros and cons when it comes to career...
  • You’ve Got this! How To Be Smart With Your Time As A Working Mom
    At RecruitMyMom we know how difficult it is to be a mom, let alone a working mom! Your to-do list seems never-ending, and sometimes it may feel like there simply aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. Juggling all these balls can be extremely stressful, and we totally understand. We...