Blog Articles

  • Why Use A Targeted Job Application Strategy?
    Regardless of the reason, applying for jobs is not on anyone’s top ten list of favourite pastimes. It can be a time-consuming process that is emotionally draining. This is, however, one task that should not be undertaken haphazardly and must be given the effort needed to yield positive results. ...
  • Why trust and competence are not the most important factors when implementing flexible work practices. In the article Essential Success Elements To Implementing Flexible Work Arrangements In The Work Place we presented the argument that, when one starts taking the first courageous steps to...
  • Job Creator of the Year
    We are very proud of our CEO, Phillipa Geard, who won the category award, Job Creator of the Year®, of the prestige Entrepreneur of the Year® award.  The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS is an annual competition that recognises and honours successful...
  • Virtual Assistants
    The term "Virtual Assistant" is relatively new in South Africa. Business owners when considering hiring an assistant to lighten the workload often only think only of hiring someone in-office. However, since the rapid growth of the internet and home-based working, Virtual Assisting is one of the...
  • Digital Moms On The Rise
    Working in an environment that specializes in placing skilled moms in a variety of positions, it is interesting to note a significant increase in the number of digital posts being filled by women. The rise of the digital mom in the workplace may not be an entirely new phenomenon but it is certainly...
  • 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...
  • 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...