Blog for Moms

  • How to Approach your Employer to Ask for Flexibility
    Updated 4 January. The original article was written on 14 July 2017. Flexible work comes in various types. The most common type is flexible start and finish times. This enables you to keep to your morning routine and miss the traffic. Flexible work can also mean that you have a predetermined amount...
  • Working from home is a productive and effective way of working, but there are challenges you need to be aware of before embarking on this as your first choice.   In this article, we will highlight some of these challenges and how to overcome them.
    Working from home is for many a dream come true. You save time and energy frequently spent commuting, you are able to keep an eye on the household, attend sports matches and you don’t even have to put on makeup to get the job done! The interest in virtual and working from home is on the rise...
  • How to answer the top 10 most common interview questions
    Being well prepared for an interview enhances your confidence and can make the interview less stressful. It is worthwhile to do thorough research on the company and the role. Think about your past achievements and experiences and see where these could be relevant to the job description. READ: 5...
  • Why Use A Targeted Job Application Strategy?
    Regardless of the reason, applying for jobs is not on anyone’s top ten list of favourite pastimes. It can be a time-consuming process that is emotionally draining. This is, however, one task that should not be undertaken haphazardly and must be given the effort needed to yield positive results. ...
  • 10 Quick Checks Before Applying For A Job
    Applying for a  job online can be daunting. At RecruitMyMom we try to make it as easy as possible for you. Here are 10 quick checks to do before applying for one of our jobs.   1. Is your CV saved under your profile complete and fully up-to-date? The CV you complete on RecruitMyMom is what...
  • Watch your Language: How to Make a Great First Impression
    If first impressions are made within less than twenty seconds of meeting, our written words create the same impression in our physical absence. We know that a badly written introductory letter or CV can jeopardise one’s interview and job opportunities, while for the already employed, poorly written...
  • 5 Ways to remain current in your field
    Staying current with regards to market trends, industry knowledge and new skills is vital for securing your job or re-entering the marketplace, but it can equally help to advance your career and earning potential. The enormous lifestyle adjustment after having children takes time and patience...
  • 10 Things Not To Say In An Interview
    In an increasingly competitive job market, getting an all-important foot-in-the-door with a face-to-face interview is often easier said than done. It would be a shame to waste the opportunity to put yourself across in the best possible light by committing common interview blunders. It’s natural to...
  • Are You Ready to Redirect Your Career?
    Do you feel as though you’ve hit a slump in your current career path? Are you lacking motivation and craving a new challenge? Successful career planning demands consistent re-evaluation of your goals, and your strategy to achieve them. Here are four key considerations to bear in mind as you re-...
  • 5 Things to do Before an Interview
    Confidence comes from being prepared. Well done! You took the time and effort to create a well-presented CV, and now your skills, experience and work history have won you an interview. Of course, most of us hope to shine in an interview, sometimes feeling a mixture of emotions like excitement and a...