Blog Articles

  • The Flexible Super Employees no one saw coming
    Moms…we know what makes them beloved and special to their families. But what is it about mothers that give them such a high value in the workplace too? Mothers have been in the workplace for many years of course, but it is only quite recently that they have been discovered for the values and...
  • Living and Loving
    Living and Loving interviewed CEO and Founder of RecruitMyMom, Phillipa Geard on “15 best jobs for working moms” 15 jobs to consider “RecruitMyMom has been going for five years now and we’ve seen a massive increase in the number of employers willing to offer part-time or flexible work options,...
  • If necessity is the mother of invention, then what do the necessities of mothers amount to? And who really is listening to them? RecruitMyMom was born as a result of those needs and has since changed the very definition of the workplace in South Africa. Here’s the story behind the brand,...
  • 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...
  • Changing your company's culture
    Historic work culture has, for decades adhered to rigid, formal company procedures, carried out during fixed office hours with no leeway. A large portion of the workforce – working moms, trying to balance a full day at the office with the needs of their families – gave up their working careers to...
  • Skilled Workforce On Tap
    The on-demand economy is growing and bringing with it a fair share of social change that is about to shape the future of work. Let’s be honest, the way that we look for services and other items of need is changing; from online shopping to home delivery, we have revolutionized modern commerce. The...
  • 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...
  • Why flexible work means more than part-time
    There is a misconception that flexible working is only applicable to less skilled positions and that jobs which require an average full working day or more cannot comfortably fit into this category. This is preceded by the thought that flexible work is exclusively part-time. This fallacy is...
  • The Future of Work
    The way we work and increasingly, where we work, is changing rapidly. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) are following the lead of multinationals in upping the bar in the #FutureOfWork.   Flexible Workspaces Corporations such as Facebook and Google have revolutionised the way we view the...
  • Baba & Kleuter
    Werk soek vir Ma’s Phillipa Geard van Somerset-Wes, ‘n ma van twee, is die dryfveer agter RecruitMyMom, ‘n werwingsmaatskappy wat sorg dat ma’s se beroepstalente nie verlore gaan nie.