Category: Coaching

Applied for 100’s of jobs and not one interview?

What am I doing wrong? There could be a number of reasons why you are not even getting a chance to prove yourself in a phone interview let alone formal...

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Category: Announcements

2019 National Working Families Survey

JustMums Recruitment are proud to support the 2019 National Working Families Survey that was released in July. This is a nation wide study encouraging parents and carers across Australia to...

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Category: Resumes

5 tips to get your resume noticed

As employer expectations and market standards and constantly changing, it can be a challenge to get your resume noticed by employers. Showcasing your relevant skills and achievements in an effective...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a working mum – Brooke Garlick

Meet Brooke Garlick – a Business Support Administrator. We asked Brooke about her experiences as a working mum and what advice she would give to other mums looking for flexible...

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Category: Discrimination

Requesting flexible working arrangements

This article appears on the Fair Work Ombudsman website. Requests for flexible working arrangements rules Some employees who’ve worked for the same employer for at least 12 months can request...

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Category: Well-being

What new skills have you learnt on school holidays?

If you have been at home with your kids for any length of time during the school holidays, then you will have picked up some new skills that, believe it...

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Category: Resumes

Why should you always keep your resume updated?

A resume is such an important document – it is essentially a piece of paper that outlines, in black and white, your whole career trajectory. It talks to your professional...

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Category: Flexibility

Meet the people benefiting from the jobs boom

Excerpt of an article featured in the AFR on 14 June 2019. Heather McGiddy Executive Assistant, Abbotsford, Victoria. Heather McGiddy, 44, wears many hats: executive assistant, start-up founder, secretary of...

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Category: Coaching

Mid year goal setting – does it work?

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Wayne Dyer Like chalk and cheese, goal setting and the mid year don’t ever...

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Category: Support Services

Guide to household help in Australia

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 services cost, what (if any)...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Nina Gibson

Meet Nina Gibson – a National Partnership & Development Manager with a young daughter. We asked Nina about her experiences as a working mum and what advice she would give...

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Category: Flexibility

Workplace flexibility

Article published by Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Flexibility is becoming increasingly important for organisations across Australia as they begin to recognise it as a key enabler of gender equality. To...

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Category: Flexibility

Every day is Flexible Working Day at JustMums Recruitment

At JustMums we walk the talk! Our team all work remotely and flexibly. Each team member chooses their days and hours to suit their family commitments and childcare arrangements. It...

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Category: Discrimination

Example of Unfair Treatment at Work

Performance Management Action You have been handed a performance management plan and asked to sign it before next week. It feels like it came out of nowhere, and that it...

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Category: Interviews

Business Moreland profiles our founding Director Rachel Perkins

When this recruitment consultant started a family, she realised there was a distinct lack of specialised services and support for women balancing a career with raising children. So, she decided...

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Category: Inspiring Working Mum Series

How does your mum inspire you?

Ahead of Mother’s Day on Sunday, we asked this question to the JustMums team... How does your mum inspire you? Rachel says: “My mum inspires me for lots of reasons...

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Category: Discrimination

Flexibility high on the agenda for working mums

In December 2018, JustMums Recruitment surveyed over 550 women in Australia & New Zealand about their employment preferences and experiences which gave us great insights into life as a working...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Michelle Pratt

Meet Michelle Pratt – a Finance Manager with two young children. We asked Michelle about her experiences as a working mum and what advice she would give to other mums...

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Category: Flexibility

Parents at Work Podcast series

JustMums Recruitment partner with Parents at Work on a number of initiatives. Parents at Work support not only mums and dads but also organisations to better manage the challenges of...

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Category: Coaching

Getting prepared to return to the workforce

Returning to work after parental leave can be daunting, but a little bit of preparation can ensure the process is less stressful. We’ve outlined some of the steps you’ll need to take to give yourself more confidence in your return to the workforce.  Ensure...

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Category: Announcements

JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey Results 2018

We surveyed over 550 women in December 2018 about their employment preferences and their experiences as a working mum. The results paint a clear picture of what employers need to...

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Category: Resumes

‘But I’m just a mum!’ – Tackling transferable skills and your resume

Those five dreaded words – ‘But I’m just a mum!’ Time and time again in my career as a resume writer and recruitment professional, I have come across mums who...

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Category: Discrimination

Flexing your rights: when can an employer refuse a flexible working request

Many workplaces throughout Australia employ individuals on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing in popularity and give people the ability to better balance work and life as well as...

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Category: Flexibility

Key guidelines on recruiting flexibly

Offering greater flexibility for all employees makes good business sense and can result in: lower absenteeism, greater productivity, increased employee morale and loyalty. Working mums are incredibly committed and disciplined,...

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Category: Return to Work

‘A full-time role in part-time hours’: the truth about flexible work

Excerpt of an article featured in The Age April 8, 2019 Returning to work after maternity leave has been a lesson in many things: How to effectively avoid the sticky...

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Category: Events

Parents at Work THRIVE: Career & Family Connect Masterclass

JustMums Recruitment's partners Parents at Work will be running a new THRIVE: Career & Family Connect Masterclass around the country from April to June this year. About the Masterclass It's...

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Category: Working Mum

Working mums aim for flexible work in their next role

Excerpt of an article featured on HRD online. Flexible work may be the key to keeping working mothers happy in their role. The majority of working mums in Australia and...

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Category: Return to Work

Working full-time hours in a part-time role?

In the JustMums survey at the end of 2018 we asked mums about their experiences in the workplace and one of the comments we received was: “My request for flexibility...

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Category: Recruitment

“Why would you purchase an online jobs board when you own a recruitment agency?”

When we announced our acquisition of online jobs platform Working Mothers Connect in July 2018, the feedback was incredibly positive from candidates, clients and contacts of the JustMums Recruitment team....

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Category: Inspiring Working Mum Series

Interview with an Inspiring Mum – Naomi Sirianni

Naomi Sirianni is Business Development & Marketing Manager at Source Kids, Australia’s first magazine for parents, carers, families, professionals and teachers working with children with special needs. Naomi has two...

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