Blog Articles

  • How to bring entrepreneurial thinking into your workplace
    Do you consider yourself having an entrepreneurial mindset? Entrepreneurship is often associated with starting a business, but it can also be practised within a traditional workplace. As a working mom bringing entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour into the workplace, you could not only drive...
  • 6 culture fit interview questions and how best to answer them as a working mom
    Employers and recruiters will ask you culture-fit type questions when you go for a job interview.  It is important for you and the company that you  are a good culture fit to ensure a more successful employment journey. At RecruitMyMom culture fit is one the most important factors we look at when...
  • Maternity Leave in SA: What to expect
    So you’re expecting your bundle of joy which is exciting but it can also be an anxious time. This is especially true if you’re not sure what to expect when you go on maternity leave. You might be wondering if you’ll still get paid or is your job secure for your return from maternity leave? These...
  • 6 Hiring trends to look out for in 2023
    We don't claim to be seers or futurists, but these expected hiring trends will dominate hiring in South Africa in 2023. We acknowledge that hiring trends fluctuate yearly based on socioeconomic and political factors, so provided nothing too dramatic occurs, this is what we predict: 1. Diversity,...
  • How moms can successfully get back to work after a career break
    Being a mother is one of the most rewarding experiences a woman can have. But it’s also one of the most challenging. Not only are you responsible for raising a human being, but you’re also responsible for your own career and finances. And if you take a career break to raise your children, it can be...
  • Which types of flexible working could suit your business needs?
    There are several different types of flexible working arrangements that businesses can adopt to suit their needs. This article will explore some of the most common types of flexible working and how they can benefit your business. The traditional 9-5 work day is gradually becoming a thing of the...
  • How To Write A Stand-Out Cover Letter
    Finding the right job opportunity or applying for a job is a challenging process. To have a chance, you need to know how to write a stand-out cover letter. It's just as important as having a solid CV or resume. Did you know that an employer or recruiter can easily reject a CV within five to seven...
  • 7 Reasons why remote working is good for your mental well-being
    A lot has been said about remote working - both good and bad. But what does it really do for our mental well-being? There are plenty of reasons to love working from home: no commute, a more relaxed dress code, increased potential to create your own schedule... the list goes on. And while there are...
  • Why flexibility is the future of work
    You may have noticed a significant shift in the way we work over the past few years. More people are opting to prefer more flexibility to support work-life integration and more companies have adopted a flexible working strategy to help this dynamic change. This notable shift was induced during and...
  • How to ask your boss for flexibility
    As a working mom, your life is demanding. You’re juggling many balls including family and work life. Every day you’re trying to integrate these two which, at times, can be challenging. Whether you’re a single mom or have a partner, you probably require a level of flexibility in the workplace to...