10 Tips for making Family Home Working work for you

10 Tips for making Family Home Working work for you

Here’s our 10 tips for managing family home working over the coming weeks, updated for the January/February 2021 national lockdown. Schools have again had to close their doors to the majority of children in response to the Coronavirus pandemic so that we can all...

I need to find a job – where do I start?

I need to find a job – where do I start?

At a time when there are ever more people looking for work and many sectors not hiring at the moment due to the impact of the pandemic, here’s our quick guide as to where to start looking for your next job.   1. Work out your ideal job We recommend writing out a...

How do I find a new job after redundancy as a knackered mum?

How do I find a new job after redundancy as a knackered mum?

You’ve found out you’re being made redundant – no doubt you’ll be experiencing lots of different emotions from devastation, anger, disappointment and being scared. It’s important for you to get on with finding a new role and you know the job market has imploded –...

Let’s chat about being a working mum

Let’s chat about being a working mum

I don’t know your story yet, here’s mine... I scraped through school and against the odds got a place on a degree course, inspired by the fact that most of my friends were doing the same thing. I didn’t have a career plan, didn’t have any major ambitions and realised...

How to prepare for a remote job interview

How to prepare for a remote job interview

We’ve recently supported a coaching client prepare for job interviews, corona-style, and here’s a summary of my top tips to help you prepare for a remote job interview. Since the coronavirus outbreak started, we’ve quickly had to adjust to new ways of working and...

Useful organisations for parents

Useful organisations for parents

Here is a list of organisations offering help, support and resources for parents with links to access. Note services have been validated by Career-Mums. Parent support organisations Dad Info gives advice for parents from a dad’s perspective, including articles and...

Strengthening Resilience Through Challenging Times

Strengthening Resilience Through Challenging Times

One of the most amazing things about the human spirit is the ability to adjust and accommodate even the most extreme types of situations. If you are like me, you find that every day brings something new. Whilst I am tired and sometimes feel overwhelmed, I am actually...

Our guide for pregnant employees during the Coronavirus pandemic

Our guide for pregnant employees during the Coronavirus pandemic

Here’s our guide if you're a pregnant employee during the Coronavirus pandemic: Whilst it is believed that the risks to pregnant women and their babies posed by coronavirus is minimal, the government are taking additional precautionary measures as there’s a lack of...

Flexible Working Opportunity:  Internal Sales Executive

Flexible Working Opportunity: Internal Sales Executive

Internal Sales Executive, £15000-£25000 + Bonuses Are you highly experienced in direct marketing / telesales? Position can be either full time or part time. Location – Coventry or nearby areas If you’re the Dynamic Lead Generator we are looking for, you'll be … A...

9 tips for making a flexible working request

9 tips for making a flexible working request

Here are our top nine tips to consider when making a flexible working request. The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 gave employees with more than 26 weeks’ service the right to apply for a flexible working arrangement in the UK. An application can be made to the same...