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Requesting Flexible Working

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 employer once each year. For every flexible working… Read More

Sally Content Live Nov 2018

How to prepare for networking when it’s out of your comfort zone

I spend a lot of time involved in networking, both face to face and on-line. Networking is all about connecting, introducing, collaborating, sharing, influencing, impacting – essentially meeting people. Networking has been one of the most significant ways we have grown our Career-Mums business from an initial business idea that Nishi and I had over… Read More

Negotiate workplace flexibility

5 tips to negotiate workplace flexibility

Negotiating workplace flexibility: it’s all about timing and circumstances.  This is a guest blog for Career-Mums from negotiations expert Mark Davis. Quite possibly the toughest challenge women face when deciding to return to their careers is the difficulty of trying to negotiate more flexible terms of (re)employment; on the proviso that those are the sustained terms you… Read More

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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

Career Breaks

In Favour of Career Breaks

Recruiters are more likely to hire a less qualified person than someone with a career gap on their c.v. – FACT! Read the rest of this blog on the Huffington Post  

Job hunters on Valentine's Day

5 things job hunters can learn from Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Here are a few thoughts for job hunters on St. Valentine’s Day that may help you reach your ultimate goal. 1: St Valentine’s Day is the epitome of how a simple idea can be turned into a multi-billion pound business. On a smaller scale, the same can be said about you –… Read More

Half-term holidays job search

How to use the half-term holidays to boost your job search

Securing your ideal job doesn’t happen overnight and involves a lot more than just applying for a job.  Maybe you set yourself a New Year goal to return to work this year or decided that this is the year you’re going to change jobs or set-up your own business.  Maybe you’ve got yourself a plan… Read More

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