Category: Working Mum

A hot cross bun is fine for a birthday cake

Article written by Natalie Walker, CEO at PartnerSPEAK. Single, working mamas, I see you. It's my four year old's birthday tomorrow. It's five past six in the morning and I'm...

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Category: Inspiring Working Mum Series

JustMums Most Inspiring Women

In honour of all women who inspire us this International Women's Day, the team at JustMums Recruitment have chosen a woman that is an inspiration to each of us (second...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Wynona Whalley

Meet Wynona Whalley – a recruitment consultant with a young daughter. We asked Wynona about her experiences as a working mum and what advice she would give to other mums...

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Category: Inspiring Working Mum Series

Interview with an Inspiring Mum – Belinda Coates

Belinda Coates is Director, Clients & Strategy at Slattery, a property and construction advisory firm. She is also a mentor for the Property Council of Victoria, sits on the Diversity Committee...

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Category: Return to Work

The parent room helping mothers to stay at work

Excerpt of an article featured in The Age 24.2.19, written by Charlotte Grieve. Erin Kefalas, director of recruitment agency Just Mums, says there is not a "one size fits all"...

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Category: Support Services

How much household help do I need?

If you've never had household help before, it can be hard to estimate how much time you'll need to get through your to do list. We've listed the most popular...

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Category: Working Mum

Why is flexibility so important for working parents?

Just last week Rachel (our Founding Director) received a call from not one but two working mums who had been denied time off to attend their child's first day of...

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Category: Job Search

Is a resume writing service worth the investment?

Are you considering approaching a resume writer but unsure if it is worth the investment? In this article I have outlined the advantages of using a resume writing service to...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Rosa Cornwell

Meet Rosa Cornwell - an Administrative Assistant who made an interstate move with two children, and has now found a job that gives her the flexibility to work around her...

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Category: Working Mum

5 tips for getting back into the school routine

The time has come! The longest school holidays of the year are over and kids all over the country headed back to school this week. You may have already started...

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Category: #JustMums

Merry Christmas from the JustMums Team

  Wishing you and your families a Merry Christmas!! Today is our last working day before we take an extended break over the school holidays and our office will re-open...

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Category: Working Mum

How to look after yourself in the school holidays

More often the one thing that we overlook when we’re planning for the school holidays is ourselves. When do we get the chance to have some much needed R&R or...

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Category: Coaching

It’s my turn now – help!

You have finally made the decision to take charge and make a change in your career.  After looking after everyone else’s needs, it is now your time - time to...

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Category: Discrimination

Achieving Parental Leave Equality Roundtable Report 2018

Our partners Parents at Work along with Baker McKenzie held a roundtable discussion on 26th November 2018, and have released a report with their findings. The aim of the roundtable...

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Category: Interviews

Interview with a Working Mum – Rebekah Wisewould

Meet Rebekah Wisewould - an Executive Assistant who also manages her own business around her family commitments. We asked Rebekah about her experiences as a working mum and how she found...

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Category: Discrimination

Key trends reported in the WGEA scorecard 2018

On 13th December 2018, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released their latest data on gender equality in Australian workplaces. The data was collected over a 5-year period from 2013-2018,...

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Category: Well-being

Be a Well Being

Guest post by Natalie Moore. What is Well-Being anyway? There are many definitions but I love this one - Wellbeing’ is described as “enabling people to develop their potential, work...

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Category: Flexibility

Employer commitment to flexible work still too low

How do you think your organisation is tracking in terms of providing flexible working options? Recently, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released their annual report into gender equality in...

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Category: Announcements

JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey Launched

We are pleased to announce that the JustMums Recruitment Annual Survey 2018 has been launched. The aim of the survey is to understand the life of a working mum. It...

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Category: #JustMums

It’s time for a change… but what?

As a busy mum, you may often find yourself overwhelmed by the never-ending cycle of managing everyone else’s needs before your own - kids, partners, ageing parents, colleagues, managers, customers....

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Category: Recruitment

5 benefits of hiring a working mum

Rather than seeing a working mum as a problem, organisations need to embrace the fact that a working mum can bring many advantages to the business. Many incredibly talented women...

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Category: Support Services

Household Help – learn what’s available for your family

Guest post by Sarah Agboola. 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...

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Category: Well-being

Passion is where the heart is

Guest post by Natalie Moore. “When you love what you do every day – you never have to work another day in your life.” Anon. If I was to ask...

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Category: Inspiring Working Mum Series

Interview with an Inspiring Mum – Rachelle Gebert

In our inaugural "Inspiring Mums" interview, we talk to one of the most incredible mums in our community - Rachelle Gebert. In 2016, Rachelle was diagnosed with Stage IV breast...

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Category: #JustMums

‘Share the Load’ – our recruitment package for administrative roles

About 18 months ago we reviewed our recruitment offering and created the 'Share the Load' option whereby our team partner with employers to manage the first part of the recruitment process...

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Category: Interviews

Does an interview have to be face-to-face?

Often if you manage a remote team you may find yourself hiring without ever physically meeting the person. It’s an odd concept to some hiring managers that are used to...

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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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