Category: Announcements

JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey Launched

We are pleased to announce that the JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey 2018 has been launched. The aim of the survey is to understand the life of a working mum. It...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Rebekah Wisewould

Meet Rebekah Wisewould - an Executive Assistant who also manages her own business around her family commitments. We asked Heather about her experiences as a working mum and how she found...

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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: Well-being

Be a Well Being

Guest post by Natalie Moore. What is Well-Being anyway? There are many definitions but I love this one - Wellbeing’ is described as “enabling people to develop their potential, work...

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Category: Flexibility

Employer commitment to flexible work still too low

How do you think your organisation is tracking in terms of providing flexible working options? Recently, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released their annual report into gender equality in...

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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Recruitment

5 benefits of hiring a working mum

Rather than seeing a working mum as a problem, organisations need to embrace the fact that a working mum can bring many advantages to the business. Many incredibly talented women...

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Category: Support Services

Household Help – learn what’s available for your family

Guest post by Sarah Agboola. It's hard to know if you're getting the right household help for your family if you don't know what's available. Learning about how much different...

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Category: Well-being

Passion is where the heart is

Guest post by Natalie Moore. “When you love what you do every day – you never have to work another day in your life.” Anon. If I was to ask...

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Category: Inspiring Working Mum Series

Interview with an Inspiring Mum – Rachelle Gebert

In our inaugural "Inspiring Mums" interview, we talk to one of the most incredible mums in our community - Rachelle Gebert. In 2016, Rachelle was diagnosed with Stage IV breast...

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Category: #JustMums

‘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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Category: Interviews

Does an interview have to be face-to-face?

Often if you manage a remote team you may find yourself hiring without ever physically meeting the person. It’s an odd concept to some hiring managers that are used to...

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Category: Discrimination

Interview questions: be remembered for the right reasons

There are many common questions that are asked at interviews: “Tell me about yourself…” “What are your strengths?” “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” I’m sure you’ve all...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Beverly Murrells-Palombi

Meet Beverly Murrells-Palombi - an Office Assistant who loves to travel and spend time with her family. We asked Beverly about her experiences as a working mum and how she found...

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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: #JustMums

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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Category: Support Services

The Challenge of Being a Single Mother and Working

All working mothers understand about the juggle in a way that non-mothers do not. I sometimes think we need a special siren for our cars/ bikes/ public transport for when...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Heather McGiddy

Meet Heather McGiddy – an Executive Assistant who also manages her own business around her family commitments. We asked Heather about her experiences as a working mum and how she...

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Category: Working Mum

Is it time we all slow down?

Research suggests women are doing more household and caring chores along with more hours working outside of the home than ever before. We're forever trying to get through our "To...

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Category: Job Search

Finding time for yourself as a busy mum

At JustMums Recruitment we work with women every day and know the challenges that modern parenting presents to working Mums. There’s a sense that we can have it all, and in...

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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

Nurturing a workplace culture that supports women

Did you know that cultural factors at work are more than twice as likely as individual factors to contribute to a woman’s belief that she can reach top management? A...

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Category: Job Search

13 ways to make the most of your LinkedIn profile

Your LinkedIn profile is an extension of your resume and the place where you can really ‘sell’ your personal brand, so it’s important to keep it up to date and relevant. Employers and...

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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: Working Mum

We’re officially a nation of “taxi driving” mums – how to ease the juggle

During the week Allianz Australia released their research findings into the driving habits of everyday Australians and it was no surprise to see the statistics revealing that we’re a generation...

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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Working Mum

8 tips for surviving the school holidays!

Maybe you’re about to begin holidays or are mid-way through, but here’s a few ideas to help for smoother days! 1. PLAN AHEAD– this is probably stating the obvious and...

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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

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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