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: #JustMums

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: Blog

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: Blog

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: Blog

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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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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Category: Support Services

If you’re a busy mum and your child needs a hand at school – what do you do?

If you’re a busy mum and your child needs a hand at school – what do you do? Online tutoring provides a solution for your children and Need a Tutor...

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Category: Media

What are the most sought after employee perks and benefits?

Rachel Perkins was recently interviewed by Bowen Eldridge (UK) to share some of the best perks and benefits she has seen offered by clients of JustMums Recruitment.   “As the...

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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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Category: Blog

Mummy, why do you have to work?

One sentence, delivered innocently by a small child can have such power. It can bring a grown woman to her knees, to make tears start streaming down her face and...

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Category: Blog

Child Care Subsidy – what does it all mean?

Whilst there’s been much media coverage and (we imagine) notifications from your childcare centres around the changes to the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate, there are a couple...

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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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Category: Media

The worst (very common) mistakes you’re making on your resume

The Cusp asked a handful of recruiters (including JustMums) what they considered to be the most cringe-worthy and careless mistakes they have seen on resumes. You can read the full...

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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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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Blog

Starting the New Year with renewed energy and a zest for life is the best feeling ever

“And now let us welcome the New Year. Full of things that have never been” ~ Rainer Marias Rilke Starting the New Year with renewed energy and a zest for...

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Category: #JustMums

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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Category: Blog

Working Parent: Why They Make Great Leaders & How They Do It

It’s time to myth bust. There’s a rumour going around (and has been for an eternity) that once an employee becomes a parent they lose interest and motivation to advance...

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Category: Blog

Our Top Tips for Mums with Preps

It's a big week as four members of the JustMums team prepare to send their children off to school this week for the very first time - all with mixed...

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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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Category: Blog

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

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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