Category: Return to Work

Category: Discrimination

Key trends reported in the WGEA scorecard 2018

On 13th December 2018, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released their latest data on gender equality in Australian workplaces. The data was collected over a 5-year period from 2013-2018,...

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Category: Job Search

Would you benefit from working with a JustMums Career Coach?

At JustMums we like to think of ourselves as a one-stop shop for working mothers and whilst our main business offering is around recruitment and placing mums into flexible roles,...

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Category: Flexibility

More flexibility for working parents would benefit us all

On Friday, the JustMums Recruitment team were honoured to attend an International Business Leaders think tank event (run by our partners Parents at Work) on the subject of advancing parental leave...

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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Flexibility

If you offer flexibility, you attract top talent (and a lot of it!)

When we recently advertised a “work from home” role in Melbourne, we received 103 applications in 30 hours! That’s an incredible response and just goes to show how many people...

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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Return to Work

The 5 things you need to do differently in 2018

The presents have been opened, the food has been eaten, the grog has been drunk, the house has been cleaned… now what? The post Christmas week is the perfect time...

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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Return to Work

Top 3 Tips for Returning to Work

With many mums anticipating or preparing for a return to work in 2018 here are my top 3 tips: Know what you want in a job – the negotiables and...

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Category: Job Search

Creating Confidence Throughout the Job Search

Searching for a job, particularly when making a change or returning to the workforce after time out, seems easy at first – we jump online, reconnect with our network and...

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Category: Media

Rachel Perkins talks about returning to work with Her Collective

How Mums Can Prepare For Their Return To The Workforce Going back to the workforce after having kids can be quite daunting. Polishing the CV, preparing for interviews, getting the courage...

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Category: Media

Deciding not to return to work post-baby

You're expecting. You're over the moon. You can't wait to tell everyone. Except the boss. Telling the boss you're pregnant can be a scary conversation to have. Even in the...

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Category: #JustMums

3 Things You Must & Must Not Include on Your Resume

In a competitive job market and with recruiters commonly inundated with applications to trawl through you must present yourself in the best possible way by submitting a killer resume from...

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Category: Media

Mums Advised to Lie on Resumes (Herald Sun)

Our job as a mother is the most important one in the world and one to be proud of. For Mums to be advised to conceal their maternity leave or...

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Category: Discrimination

Mums returning to work told to exclude maternity leave from CVs (Leader)

"Ms Perkins said it was incredibly disappointing to hear discrimination against mothers was so common they were being advised to hide that part of their lives from potential employers" The...

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