Blog Articles

  • RecruitMyMom 2017 Survey eBook
    In 2017 we conducted this survey to better understand how companies might attract and retain top women talent into senior positions of leadership, particularly through the child rearing years.  Read this ebook below to see what 1045 SA women with children had to say.  
  • Labourwise_Parental_Adoption_Materity
    Updated 10 June 2019 On 23 November 2018, President Ramaphosa signed the Labour Laws Amendment Act of 2018 into law. The Act covers the new provisions regarding parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act. It also deals with certain changes...
  • 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...
  • 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 trust and competence are not the most important factors when implementing flexible work practices. In the article Essential Success Elements To Implementing Flexible Work Arrangements In The Work Place we presented the argument that, when one starts taking the first courageous steps to...