Back to School … & now time to focus on you

Back to School … & now time to focus on you

  What do the three words “Back to School” conjure up for you? For parents of school age children, September feels more like the start of a new year, more so than the traditional January festivities.  Adapting to school routines, it feels like a fabulous...

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...

5 things for the summer holidays to boost your return to work

5 things for the summer holidays to boost your return to work

Securing your ideal job doesn’t happen overnight and involves a lot more than just applying for a job.  Maybe you set yourself a goal to change jobs this year, set-up on your own or return to work after a career break.  Maybe you’ve got yourself a plan together,...

5 reasons you should invest in career coaching

5 reasons you should invest in career coaching

If your experience of careers advice is limited to a 5 minute careers session back in school or college, you may not be aware of the benefits of working with a professional career coach.  A career coach provides a platform to explore your aspirations and realise your...

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...

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 –...