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...
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...
10 Tips for making Family Home Working work for you

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...