Articles for Employers

  • Lying about qualifications on a CV could lead to jail time
    The National Qualifications Amendment Bill has recently been passed, and if president Cyril Ramaphosa accepts it, it means that candidates who misrepresent their qualifications on their CV can get jail time. This bill aims to ensure that people are adequately qualified for the positions they apply...
  • Dagga In The Workplace
    People may no longer be prosecuted for cultivating, possessing and using small amounts of dagga for private purposes. But what are the consequences for the workplace? The recent decision of the Constitutional Court in Minister of Justice & Others v Prince & Others to decriminalise the...
  • SA Government Youth Employment Incentives Explained
    A) SARS : EMPLOYMENT TAX INCENTIVE (ETI) Why is there an ETI? Millions of young South Africans are excluded from participating in economic activity, and as a result suffer disproportionately from unemployment, discouragement and economic marginalisation. High youth unemployment means young people...
  • Why Hiring Graduates will Grow Your Business
    Hiring graduates in these uncertain times can seem like a daunting thought. Particularly when your company does not have a fully-fledged graduate programme like large corporates.   However, as a business owner, you know that it is only those who dare to be brave and step out to take a risk that are...
  • New Division For Youth Employment
    During the past six years, RecruitMyMom had turned away many jobs that are suited to young graduates, interns or apprentices and not skilled, experienced moms. Now, rather than turn these jobs away we want to make it easy for employers to fill them with young talent. "Over the past year, I have...
  • 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...