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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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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Category: #JustMums

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: Working Mum

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: Working Mum

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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Category: #JustMums

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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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: 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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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

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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Category: #JustMums

“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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Category: #JustMums

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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