Category: #JustMums

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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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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Outsource to spend time on the important things

Do you want to be a Domestic Goddess? Well it would appear that most of us are certainly trying to be – or at least are in training for it! A recent...

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Performance Management – Twists and Turns

What’s the most common question an Employment Lawyer is asked by a client? Answer – Can I terminate this employee? JustMums Recruitment and Hall & Wilcox Lawyers hosted a boardroom...

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The Value of Career Coaching

When you’re not feeling well, you see a doctor? When you decide you want to get fit, you seek a personal trainer? When you’re feeling unsure and unfocused in your...

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Creating a Family Friendly Workplace

You will be pleased to know that JustMums Recruitment isn’t the only organisation trying to improve the working lives of parents! Parents@Work was established to partner with businesses to help...

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Category: Blog

Top 3 Tips for Returning to Work

With many mums anticipating or preparing for a return to work in 2018 here are my top 3 tips: Know what you want in a job – the negotiables and...

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Motherhood Guilt – the Mother of all Guilts

It is only human to feel guilt and I understand that. I feel guilty when my dog looks at me with big brown and very sad looking eyes telling me,...

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JustMums appoint a Careers Coach

We're thrilled to share with you today that the lovely Leanne MacKenzie now joins the JustMums team as our very own internal Careers Coach. Leanne is not new to the team...

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Prep orientation can be hard – and that’s just for the parents!

For many working parents, managing kinder and school timetables can often be challenging. Whilst we all try our best not to miss important milestones or events in our children’s lives,...

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JustMums feature on Kochie’s Business Builders!

We were thrilled to feature on Kochie's Business Builders today with Taurus Marketing. Thanks to David Koch and his team of experts who have supported JustMums whole heartedly since winning...

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Fresh Meals 2 U giveaway winners

Thank you to everyone who tagged a mum in our Fresh Meals 2 U giveaway recently on Facebook. We received over 250 entries in just 3 days - what a wonderful...

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We practice what we preach!

At JustMums Recruitment, we are serious about flexibility and we practice what we preach with our team, our clients and in particular our candidates. If you work part-time (or perhaps...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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We won Kochie’s Business Builders competition!

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

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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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