Blog Articles

  • 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...
  • Dressing For An Interview
    Dressing for an interview and knowing what to wear can be the difference between getting a job or not. Most people would refuse to turn up at a gym wearing flip-flops and a sundress to run on the treadmill, while a 2-piece business suit would invite ridicule in a spinning class. Neither would be...
  • 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...