Articles for Employers

  • Business aces to finals
    Two Somerset West business owners are both finalists of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam. Source: News24 Phillipa Geard of Recruit My Mom and James Barrington- Brown of NewSpace Systems are two of five Western Cape finalists in the competition that seeks to...
  • Interview on CNBC Africa
    Phillipa Geard, the CEO and founder of RecruitMyMom, is a finalist in the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Learn more about what the business offers in this interview she had on CNBC Africa.    
  • 4 Obvious benefits of women at work in a digital era
    With August being woman’s month in South Africa, we are celebrating what 20 000 women started back in 1956. To have women in senior decision making roles within the workplace was completely uncommon just a couple of decades ago. We salute the many strong women that have paved the way and made it...
  • The Gender “LEAK” Must Stop for Socio-Economic Sake!
    The idea that the ideal employee is male with no family responsibilities is outdated in this day and age. Sadly discrimination against women, and particularly women with children in the workplace is something we as South Africans experience on a daily basis. The day-to-day reality in most homes is...
  • Success Elements to Implementing Flexible Work Arrangements
    Following on from the article Key for change: Employment with a future mindset where I discussed the need for the change concerning flexible working arrangements, I trust that you are convinced that the time has come to make flexible working in South Africa the norm. You might even be willing to...
  • Filling the Skills Shortage with On-Demand Recruitment
    Since the early days of the internet back in the nineties, the explosion of technology has made enormous leaps forward in the way people are being employed. Back in the day, long-established rules entrenched by decades of strict work principles dictated that workers should sit at a desk in an...
  • 10 Quick Checks Before Applying For A Job
    Applying for a  job online can be daunting. At RecruitMyMom we try to make it as easy as possible for you. Here are 10 quick checks to do before applying for one of our jobs.   1. Is your CV saved under your profile complete and fully up-to-date? The CV you complete on RecruitMyMom is what...
  • The Key for Change: Employment with a Future Mindset
    The increased demand for flexible working is one of the key driving forces behind the rapidly changing nature of work (source: Key trends for global employers in 2018 by Baker Mackenzie).  It is essential for anyone making employment and hiring decisions in South Africa to be prepared and equipped...
  • Dressing For An Interview
    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 allowed on a golf course. Failure to comply with dress codes would mean having to choose another pastime...
  • Niche Radio Interview
    Real Relationships – It’s a Flexi World The global workplace landscape is changing substantially with more working flexibility to cater for lifestyle choices, family responsibilities and technology which is making it easier for us to do business anywhere and anytime all over the world. I speak to...