Blog Articles

  • 12 Free Online Collaboration Tools For Virtual Teams
    Working as virtual teams (often referred to as remote working) is growing in popularity as technology is enabling forward-thinking companies to embrace this change in how employees work. According to a global study done by the International Workplace Group in 2019, 50% of workers report that they...
  • “Pressing pause” on your career – so that you can make the shift to dedicated fulltime parenting – is both noble, and terrifying. For some, it’s a no-brainer. For most of us, it takes courage. It’s a  tough decision to put your child’s needs (at the foundational stage) before your own.  Choosing to...
  • What to consider when taking on part-time accounting jobs in South Africa
    More and more companies are realising the resource and cost benefits of hiring part-time in South Africa. Similarly, many qualified workers, particularly those with familial obligations, are appreciating the advantages of working part-time. Thanks to the advancements in technology and the advent of...
  • 5 ways to successfully address gender diversity in the workplace
    It’s hard to believe that in 2020 we are still discussing gender bias, prejudice and the lack of gender diversity in the workplace. However multiple studies suggest that gender bias is the reason why so many businesses are reluctant to place women into senior positions. The cause of this bias is...
  • Re-entry programmes on the rise as a way to attract top female talent.
    In 2008 Goldman and Sachs conceived the idea of a re-entry programme and dubbed it a Returnship. Since then it has gained popularity amongst businesses who are using it to bridge the ever-increasing skills gap within the job market. A survey released by PWC in 2017 stated that 28% of companies...
  • How to write an excellent cover letter for a CV
    To be able to write an excellent cover letter or motivational letter is as important as having a top-notch CV.  Did you know that recruiters and employers decide within five to seven seconds of glancing through a CV to reject or investigate the contents further? Research indicates that often...
  • Tapping into the Skilled Labour Pool of  Working Moms
    If you own or manage your own business, you know how difficult it can be to find skilled staff that fits in with your company culture. The future of work is bringing changes to the way we hire people. We need more on-demand skills, and RecruitMyMom has a pool of highly skilled moms that have thus...
  • With unemployment in South Africa still on the rise and the skills gap becoming increasingly wider, businesses might need to reconsider the way they are hiring in order to find, attract and retain talented employees. Job-sharing provides an excellent solution to the above and has great benefits for...
  • Top 10 staffing trends for 2020
    Over the past decade the recruitment process has undergone a huge transformation with the help of technological tools and advancements that have shifted the way companies are hiring staff, making the process more efficient and streamlined. The expansion of technology is likely to continue this year...
  • How upskilling could land you a job in 2020
    Why would you need upskilling, if you have over five years work experience? It can make you more employable. South Africa is said to be the most technologically advanced country in Africa. As such, we have in recent years experienced a dramatic shift from the traditional pen-and-paper method to...