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...
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 –...
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...