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It’s time for a change… but what?

As a busy mum, you may often find yourself overwhelmed by the never-ending cycle of managing everyone else’s needs before your own - kids, partners, ageing parents, colleagues, managers, customers....

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‘Share the Load’ – our recruitment package for administrative roles

About 18 months ago we reviewed our recruitment offering and created the 'Share the Load' option whereby our team partner with employers to manage the first part of the recruitment process...

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Has sleep become the new holy grail for working parents? 

Daylight savings starts in most states this weekend. Yes, those dreaded words every parent shudders when they hear… DAYLIGHT SAVINGS! Back when there was just me I wouldn’t have blinked...

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How to set realistic goals and stick to them

Sometimes we set ourselves goals (either professional or personal), but then get caught up with the day-to-day of life and don't actually achieve them. So how do you set realistic...

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JustMums Recruitment has acquired Working Mothers Connect. So what does this mean for you?

The JustMums Recruitment team are excited to announce that we acquired Working Mothers Connect (Australia & New Zealand) in July 2018. Working Mothers Connect is a like-minded organisation offering an online platform connecting...

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Changing direction: why so many women are forging new career paths post kids

Having kids is life changing in more ways than one. It affects your relationships, your identity, your finances and, in many cases, your career. Starting a family can be a...

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It’s our 6th birthday – & we’re giving you the gift of time!

When JustMums Recruitment won the inaugural Kochie's Business Builders All Stars competition in 2017, our prize included an amazing program of small business support from KBB experts including $20,000 worth...

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Flexible Working Day – Wednesday 6 June

Every day is a flexible working day for the JustMums team. Our entire team of mums work part-time (at home, cafes, play centres or at our serviced office in Melbourne's...

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How poor attention to detail can cost you your dream job

Many job descriptions you read today will include attention to detail as a key selection criteria point or favoured quality important in an employee. Attention to detail relates to a thoroughness...

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Radio interview – Talking “Flexible Workplaces” on Talking Lifestyle

Erin Kefalas was recently interviewed on Talking Lifestyle about what we learnt from our recent "Flexible Workplaces" survey - and why it's so important for employers to offer flexible work...

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Flexible workplaces: a win-win for both employees and employers

We believe there is still a gap in the “flexible workplace” conversation. It’s a gap around the benefits – not for employees and women, but for employers. This month, International Women’s Day was marked...

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I WANT A JOB! – putting method into your job search

Have you recently made the decision to return to the workforce or that you really need a change from your current position? Well congratulations, this can be a hard step....

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“Working Mums” Book Launch

A few years ago I was contacted by Danielle Ross Walls - a talented mum with a really bold idea to create a career expo for working mums and mums...

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JustMums Recruitment just needed some SMART Time Management

In 2017 JustMums Recruitment won an amazing program of small business support from Kochie’s Business Builders experts including $20,000 worth of targeted time management and business coaching from Time Stylers....

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The one quality you should be looking for in your next candidate

"There’s nothing better than a passionate employee, particularly because their commitment to the role often translates into engagement and value for your business. So, should you consider a candidate’s passion...

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The reasons why Mums need their own recruitment agency

We're heading into our sixth year of business and we are still asked by some why we chose to launch a recruitment agency for mums. Our answer is a precise...

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Tips to Ensure a Smooth Return to Work in 2018

With many of you planning to return to work in 2018 now is the perfect time to provide some advice and support around this journey that can be both exciting...

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Is a Career Change on Your Christmas List?

Are you contemplating returning to work or changing careers in 2018? Work means different things to different people, but one thing I have learnt, is that the first step is...

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Help us to help you – JustMums Survey

Over the past 5 years, JustMums Recruitment have helped hundreds of mums secure flexible opportunities with family friendly employers. As we plan for 2018, we are keen to learn more about...

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3 tips to plan for flexibility

As the National Recruitment Manager at JustMums I connect working mothers with employers who offer flexibility. As a former lawyer and HR Manager within a law firm I have worked...

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Performance Management – Twists and Turns

What’s the most common question an Employment Lawyer is asked by a client? Answer – Can I terminate this employee? JustMums Recruitment and Hall & Wilcox Lawyers hosted a boardroom...

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The Value of Career Coaching

When you’re not feeling well, you see a doctor? When you decide you want to get fit, you seek a personal trainer? When you’re feeling unsure and unfocused in your...

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Creating a Family Friendly Workplace

You will be pleased to know that JustMums Recruitment isn’t the only organisation trying to improve the working lives of parents! Parents@Work was established to partner with businesses to help...

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Motherhood Guilt – the Mother of all Guilts

It is only human to feel guilt and I understand that. I feel guilty when my dog looks at me with big brown and very sad looking eyes telling me,...

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JustMums appoint a Careers Coach

We're thrilled to share with you today that the lovely Leanne MacKenzie now joins the JustMums team as our very own internal Careers Coach. Leanne is not new to the team...

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Prep orientation can be hard – and that’s just for the parents!

For many working parents, managing kinder and school timetables can often be challenging. Whilst we all try our best not to miss important milestones or events in our children’s lives,...

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JustMums feature on Kochie’s Business Builders!

We were thrilled to feature on Kochie's Business Builders today with Taurus Marketing. Thanks to David Koch and his team of experts who have supported JustMums whole heartedly since winning...

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Fresh Meals 2 U giveaway winners

Thank you to everyone who tagged a mum in our Fresh Meals 2 U giveaway recently on Facebook. We received over 250 entries in just 3 days - what a wonderful...

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We practice what we preach!

At JustMums Recruitment, we are serious about flexibility and we practice what we preach with our team, our clients and in particular our candidates. If you work part-time (or perhaps...

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What I’ve Learnt From Candidates So Far

If you’re following my two-part journey you would know that I have been at JustMums Recruitment for 3 months. And to that end it has been a privilege to meet...

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