Blog Articles

  • South African Small Business Awards
    RecruitMyMom is honoured to have been awarded a Top 20 South African Small Business Award for 2017. Ending off its 9th year, The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), in association with World Famous Events, has today announced South Africa’s 2017 Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship...
  • 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 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...