Blog for Moms

  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • The One Good Thing That Came Of Ivanka Trumps New Book
    Ivanka Trump’s new book Women Who Work has caused more controversy than she perhaps anticipated. While it is wonderful for someone like Ivanka to have hopes and dreams and passions for “having it all”, the reality is vastly different for the majority of working moms. What her book has done at least...
  • Womens Month - The Role Women Have Played
    When it comes to flexible work, women, and moms, in particular, are really leading the charge in changing the way that they structure their lives to find a more balanced approach to meeting multiple demands. An increased demand for digitally based jobs and a broader acceptance of the benefits of...