Blog Articles

  • Watch your Language: How to Make a Great First Impression
    If first impressions are made within less than twenty seconds of meeting, our written words create the same impression in our physical absence. We know that a badly written introductory letter or CV can jeopardise one’s interview and job opportunities, while for the already employed, poorly written...
  • 2017 National Woman in Business Champion
    The sought-after 2017 National Woman in Business Champion is Phillipa Geard from online recruitment platform RecruitMyMom. This innovative business assists skilled Moms who are looking for meaningful, part-time and flexible employment opportunities. RecruitMyMom has played a vital role within the...
  • Cape Talk
    Cape Town’s Phillipa Geard has been crowned the 2017 National Woman in Business Champion, five years after starting her successful online recruitment platform. She was crowned at South Africa’s ninth annual Top 20 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Award this week. Geard is the CEO and founder of...
  • This is What Flexible Working Really Means
    Flexible working can be viewed on a continuum of flexibility: from no flexibility at all to working-from-home and being measured on productivity, rather than physical presence. Being able to offer flexible-working arrangements is a powerful way to attract and retain high-level skills particularly...
  • Conventional thinking, embedded by decades of strict work practices, dictates that the only way to work is to employ workers permanently and have them sit at a desk in an office from 8 to 5. But the way we work is fast changing, and the rise of the on-demand economy is helping businesses to fill...
  • South African Small Business Awards
    RecruitMyMom is honoured to have been awarded a Top 20 South African Small Business Award for 2017. Ending off its 9th year, The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), in association with World Famous Events, has today announced South Africa’s 2017 Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship...
  • 5 Ways to remain current in your field
    Staying current with regards to market trends, industry knowledge and new skills is vital for securing your job or re-entering the marketplace, but it can equally help to advance your career and earning potential. The enormous lifestyle adjustment after having children takes time and patience...
  • 10 Things Not To Say In An Interview
    In an increasingly competitive job market, getting an all-important foot-in-the-door with a face-to-face interview is often easier said than done. It would be a shame to waste the opportunity to put yourself across in the best possible light by committing common interview blunders. It’s natural to...
  • Are You Ready to Redirect Your Career?
    Do you feel as though you’ve hit a slump in your current career path? Are you lacking motivation and craving a new challenge? Successful career planning demands consistent re-evaluation of your goals, and your strategy to achieve them. Here are four key considerations to bear in mind as you re-...
  • 5 Things to do Before an Interview
    Confidence comes from being prepared. Well done! You took the time and effort to create a well-presented CV, and now your skills, experience and work history have won you an interview. Of course, most of us hope to shine in an interview, sometimes feeling a mixture of emotions like excitement and a...