Recruiters specialising in flexible working

Recruiters specialising in flexible working

We often get asked for recommendations of recruitment consultants. Here is our list of UK based recruiters specialising in flexible working roles.  As more employers realise that both men and women seek and value opportunities for flexible working, the number of...

Returning to work after a career break

Returning to work after a career break

Being a mother is a gift. So often talked about as the most important job in a woman’s life, for many it is treasured above all other career aspirations. Not without challenges, or lack of sleep, but an experience unrivalled in reward. How long women choose to stay...

Turning a NO into something positive

Turning a NO into something positive

*updated 2022   Bouncing out the door, smile on face, feeling as though you nailed it in your interview is a great feeling. Waiting for the feedback, an offer, the words “you were amazing, when can you start” on the other end of the line, isn’t always so easy to...

The importance of family time – staying connected.

The importance of family time – staying connected.

*updated 2022   Connection. Do you ever wonder what it really means? How to achieve it, feel it, know that it’s authentic? Society tends to throw the word around casually, encouraging us to “stay connected on social media” or “connect with friends online”. Yes,...

Mind the gap

Mind the gap

*updated 2022   We all recognise how daunting an interview can be. Preparing answers for every conceivable question, doing the company homework, learning intricate detail about the role on offer and paying more than one visit to the local coffee shop to make sure...

Did someone say CV?

Did someone say CV?

*updated 2022 Did someone say CV? Isn’t it strange how those two little letters, placed side by side can strike horror into workers everywhere? Update my CV? List my qualifications? Remember all the voluntary work I’ve done? It seems like an enormous effort but if...

The importance of Family Time – Staying Connected

The importance of Family Time – Staying Connected

The importance of family time – staying connected.   Connection. Do you ever wonder what it really means? How to achieve it, feel it, know that it’s authentic? Society tends to throw the word around casually, encouraging us to “stay connected on social media” or...

Talking to your boss about family needs and flexible working

Talking to your boss about family needs and flexible working

Talking to your boss about family needs and flexible working. *updated 2022 It’s no surprise to those of us trying to juggle a busy family life with a demanding job, that flexible working can be a gift. Knowing we can work from home when the children need us, choosing...

How to prepare for a remote job interview

How to prepare for a remote job interview

You've been invited for a job interview and the chances are it will be held remotely using video conferencing facilities. Whether this is your first remote interview or you've experienced many, here’s a summary of our top tips to help you prepare for a remote job...

Mum will you play with me?

Mum will you play with me?

  How many times have you heard that phrase only for it to be swiftly followed by a familiar feeling of angst? Your child, that fabulous little human who you love with every inch of your being, wants to play with you. And you don’t have the time. Or the energy....