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How to explain a career break on your CV

*Guest Blog* CV Library Explaining a career break on your CV can seem a daunting prospect, but you’re not alone. Career gaps exist for various reasons, from dismissal and globetrotting, to having children and caring for relatives. Life happens, and employers are aware of this; you just need to make sure you know how to effectively… Read More

Finding part-time work

How to find a part-time professional role

You’ve been career-focussed through school, university and the first decade or so of working life.  You’ve worked hard for your professional position and status.  And now you have a family and perhaps other caring responsibilities as well.  There are just not enough hours in the day to fit everything in.  Perhaps you’ve been working full-time,… Read More

Equal Pay Day 10th November 2017

What you need to know about UK Equal Pay Day, 10th November 2017

Friday 10th November is the UK’s Equal Pay Day for 2017.  The same day as 2016’s.  After this date, women, on average, will have been paid their annual earnings compared to the full calendar year earnings of men. Earlier today I was asked about Equal Pay Day and specifically why this celebration is needed?  I think… Read More

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Is Part-Time Employment The Right Choice?

For many Mums returning to work, part-time employment may seem like an ideal choice at first glance. This is particularly true if the work hours are during school or nursery hours or if a partner can be at home when you are at work. With that in mind, it may be hard to imagine how… Read More

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The Importance of Self Worth

While we may often hear that society devalues the role of ‘stay at home mums’, sometimes Mums themselves devalue their time away from their professional careers. It is easy for women or men that stay at home to care for children to see this as time spent out of the professional spotlight and not a… Read More

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10 tips for successful career planning for professional women

Career planning is an important investment of time and energy, whether you are in the early stages of your career, returning from a career break or a seasoned professional. Don’t let your career progression be a spontaneous activity that may or may not happen.  Successful organisational leaders have got to where they are with well… Read More

7 reasons to use our new Working Parent coaching service, click through to check whether it is for you

7 reasons to use our new Working Parent coaching service

Career-Mums have launched a new coaching service specifically for working parents – Working Parents coaching.  Being a working parent can be tough, juggling the demands of work commitments, family responsibilities, career aspirations and lifestyle desires.  Parents often report that they “get-by”, “just about manage” and “never have any time for themselves”. We tend to welcome… Read More

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Why it’s important for employers to offer flexible working

Flexible working arrangements have mostly been associated with female employees who wish to fit their work around family commitments. However, the world of work is changing and employers that broaden their approach to flexible working are positioning themselves to reap the rewards in terms of productivity, retention and recruitment. Despite women continuing to take responsibility… Read More

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How to start networking for a successful career relaunch

Networking is an important part of any career change. Whether you are about to embark on changing your career, find a job or starting a new business, it will be difficult to achieve without some networking activity.   For most people, networking can seem daunting or overwhelming.  We know that we should do be doing it… Read More

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