Category: #JustMums

We won Kochie’s Business Builders competition!

In July we were thrilled to receive news that we won the inaugural Kochie's Business Builders All-Stars Competition from a very competitive field of small businesses across Australia. It was such...

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Category: Discrimination

What is a “sham” redundancy?

Redundancy amongst working mums is unfortunately a common occurrence in today's workforce. How can you tell if your redundancy was a sham? A sham redundancy is where your employer dismisses your...

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interview
Category: #JustMums

What I’ve Learnt From Candidates So Far

If you’re following my two-part journey you would know that I have been at JustMums Recruitment for 3 months. And to that end it has been a privilege to meet...

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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: #JustMums

JustMums team up with Taurus Marketing

As part of our recent Kochie's Business Builders competition win, we had the privilege of meeting the wonderful Sydney based PR & Marketing experts from Taurus Marketing. Sharon Williams, Taurus Marketing's Director...

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Category: #JustMums

What I’ve Learnt From Employers So Far

I’m not counting, but I’ve been with JustMums Recruitment for 3 months now. Many of you reading this (law firm HR types) have probably met with me during this period...

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Category: Discrimination

Your rights as a working mum

1 in 2 women experience pregnancy or carer's discrimination at work, can you believe that? You probably can because chances are, with those statistics, that it has affected you or...

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Category: Blog

10 Tips for Single Working Parents

Single parent families are now the single fastest growing family type in Australia. It has been predicted that over the next 20 years, the numbers of one-parent families will soar by...

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Category: Media

Rachel Perkins talks about returning to work with Her Collective

http://hercollective.com.au/how-mums-can-prepare-their-return-to-the-workforce/

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Category: #JustMums

JustMums Staffing Update

With a real focus on growth this financial year we welcome new team members and share our current employment opportunities. In June we welcomed Megan Kateiva to the team as...

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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

4 kids, my return to work & turning 40

I still vividly remember being 10 years old and desperately looking forward to being in my 40s. In my imagination, I was a highly successful lawyer, helping the less fortunate...

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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: #JustMums

An open letter to employers of mothers

JustMums Director, Rachel Perkins, wrote a candid letter to all employers of mothers and you can read it here (as cited in Women's Agenda April 2016) https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/an-open-letter-to-employers-of-mothers-and-all-employers/

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learning
Category: #JustMums

The Benefits of Tutoring

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

A Day in The Life of a Working Mum

For working mums the juggle to successfully balance work and family is a real one. You can read about Rachel's juggle in a published article on popular site Mum Central...

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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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