Blog for Moms

  • Top trends helping moms in the workplace
    Technology has changed the way people work. Technology is enabling different ways of hiring and retaining talent. These trends in the workplace are creating a favourable environment for women, in particular for mothers who have to juggle the responsibilities of family and career. Here are some of...
  • Maternity Leave in SA: What to expect
    Expecting a new baby is one of the most exciting things in the world. Yet, there are real challenges you have to face and one of these is to plan your work administration and prepare for the time you will be on maternity leave. We have created a  timeline to help you get the work admin out of the...
  • Soft Skills In The Workplace
    A couple of years ago, employers were only interested in a prospective employee's intellectual quotient (IQ). These days, employers realise that the success of an employee is not based entirely on their IQ, but that their emotional quotient (EQ) also plays a significant role in employee and company...
  • Why recruiters use social media
    Social media has impacted many aspects of our lives. From the way we share information, get recommendations on which plumber to use to the way we do business. For businesses, it has created an opportunity to interact directly with their customers and provide them with relevant up to date...
  • New Division For Youth Employment
    During the past six years, RecruitMyMom had turned away many jobs that are suited to young graduates, interns or apprentices and not skilled, experienced moms. Now, rather than turn these jobs away we want to make it easy for employers to fill them with young talent. "Over the past year, I have...
  • Dressing For An Interview
    Dressing for an interview and knowing what to wear can be the difference between getting a job or not. Most people would refuse to turn up at a gym wearing flip-flops and a sundress to run on the treadmill, while a 2-piece business suit would invite ridicule in a spinning class. Neither would be...
  • 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...
  • What Is Your Salary Expectation?
    Whenever you are job-seeker, you are sure to be asked about your salary expectations. 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...
  • Top 15 Flexible Working Positions for Moms
    Original article posted on 13 October 2017 RecruitMyMom has been operating for over six years now and we’ve seen a massive increase in the number of employers willing to offer part-time or flexible work positions, particularly when they see and recognise the value that skilled mothers bring to the...
  • When you reach a  point in your job where every day feels like the day before, it can leave you feeling uninspired. Before you decide to get a new job, there are a few things you can do to refresh your work life and possibly change the way you view your current work. They say that a change is as...