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...
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...
Useful organisations for parents

10 Tips for making Family Home Working work for you

Here’s 10 tips for managing family home working over the coming weeks and months. Nurseries and schools have now closed their doors to the majority of children in response to the Coronavirus pandemic so that we can all participate in reducing the spread of the virus...
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...