Blog Articles

  • 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...
  • Parental leave - Employee rights as from 1 January 2020 Labourwise
    What is Parental Leave under South African labour law? This article helps you understand parental leave. Employees are legally entitled to parental leave, adoption leave and commissioning parental leave as from 1 January 2020. This follows a proclamation issued by the President (on 23 December 2019...
  • How to reduce your staffing cost while still growing the business
    You have deadlines to meet and need skilled staff to help you meet the deadline, but you cannot afford the high staffing cost to hire any more permanent staff... what can you do? The solution is easy.... Hire career part-timers. An online agency like RecruitMyMom specialises in matching forward-...
  • Is flexible working the new employee benefit?
    Traditionally, employee benefits were medical aid and pension fund contributions. This has evolved as people’s needs and the work landscape changed. Now, as flexible working is fast becoming the norm around the world, should employers consider implementing flexible working as an employee benefit...
  • Time saving tips for busy working moms
    Being a mom is hard work, but being a working mom is even harder! We, at RecruitMyMom, understand the pressures that a working mom is under; from taking care of your children, preparing meals, dealing with household responsibilities and the stress of balancing a career. It can feel at times as if...