Ready To Get Back On The Career Track? 10 Questions For Mums To Ask Themselves Before Looking For A Job.
So you’ve decided you want to start working again after being away from the workplace to raise a family. In my work with mums, I know that many of us tend to start by getting straight into implementation mode; writing our CV’s, updating our LinkedIn profiles, trawling through job sites, and dusting down our interview outfits. But before doing all this, it’s crucial to slow down, take stock and think about what it is you really want and need from your new job, and what you have to offer.
Most of the women who come to me for job search advice have a basic LinkedIn profile so they have some kind of online professional presence, but what many women don't realise is that LinkedIn is an absolute essential in their career toolkit, especially when it comes to finding a new job.
Work Happy Mums is looking for a creative and dynamic marketing and communications professional to participate in a 12-week “returnship” programme. This opportunity is for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving.
When you have an idea for a new business, you might feel like you have a lot more questions than answers. So I've put together a list of the most essential ones to ask yourself before you move forward.
So you have decided you want to create a work life that fits around the family and have a great business idea under your belt. Now what? How do you start out on your journey from mum to mumpreneur?
If one of your goals is to get back to work this autumn when the kids go back to school, now is a great time to get going with your planning. This way you can enjoy your summer while still making progress on your goals.
Here are 10 things you can do between now and the beginning of the holidays to get started on the right track and build positive momentum for your career reboot.
I have been thinking about the little voices we live with in our heads telling us every day who we are, what we can do, and just as importantly, what we can’t. Yet while those stories we tell ourselves are often a long way from the truth, they have tremendous power to shape our lives if we choose to buy into them.
We hear lots of stories about how starting a family works against a women’s career, but what about when it works in her favour? Our very first list in our new 'Mums The Word' series rounds up six out of the many benefits a career break can bring.
This week we’ve been thinking about self-care.
Helping professional women navigate career and family, and be the best they can be at work and at home, is at the heart of what we do at Work Happy Mums. How can we be our best selves when we are relentlessly pushing on through and running on an empty tank, when we are simply not taking good care of ourselves?
When the idea of figuring out the next step in your career feels too overwhelming, it can make you shut down before you even get started. But if you can break your goal down into small, quick and easy-to- implement action steps, it will suddenly seem more simple and achievable.
The women I work with have made progress towards their career change in just 15 minutes a day...