The MummyJobs Blog Area

Read the latest blogs for working mums from our team and the community. We aim to inspire a forgotten mass of talent that are mums. Mums who want to return to work, change career or simply fight for flexible working.

A Dads Share

By the-boss | Jun 6, 2018

Back in November 2014 my wife and I were overjoyed with the arrival of our daughter Beatrice. Being at home with her for those first two weeks was amazing and she was perfect in every way, but a month in to her life she was diagnosed with hip-dysplasia and we were told she would need […]

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High Profile Returners… Helen Wright is doing it for herself, for you and for the love of flex.

By the-boss | May 31, 2018

The birth of “9-2-3” has been a very personal journey. Following a career as a Broadcast Journalist (where I worked for both the BBC and ITV), I stopped working to have a family. During this time, amongst other things, I was Vice Chair of the local Pre School and joined the Parish Council. But when […]

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Hospitality: A world of opportunity

By the-boss | May 29, 2018

Hospitality is the third largest employer in the UK, employing 2.9 million people and contributing a phenomenal £130bn to the UK economy. Surprised? Sadly, many of us associate hospitality jobs as stop-gaps with unsocial hours and no career opportunities. Think again. It’s a thriving industry, with a skills shortage, that’s crying out for good people. […]

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Would improving men’s rights help close the gender pay gap?

By the-boss | May 16, 2018

Written by Fiona Halkyard @ Chatter Communications I don’t really think of myself as much of a feminist. I don’t get offended if a man holds a door open for me or calls me “love” (to be fair living in Yorkshire, it’s a pre-requisite and even men get called love, so score one for equality!). […]

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7 Women Returners. Diversity

I have 1.4 million candidates available but I am only sending them to Goldman Sachs!

By the-boss | May 8, 2018

We are currently experiencing a huge skills shortage, my financial services clients and manufacturing clients seem to spend their lives hiring, they fill one position and another becomes available. How are we going to find the staff to keep up? Well the first option and obvious one is to up-skill internally (but I’ll save that […]

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Deloitte.co.uk Return To Work

JUST GO FOR IT!

By the-boss | May 1, 2018

Interested in coming back to work after a break? Charlotte Blyton discusses how she got back into the workplace via Deloitte’s Return to Work programme. Since returning, she has been named one of Timewise’s Power Returners, and been promoted from Senior Manager to Associate Director. She offers her advice around returning to work. “My advice […]

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Find yourself

By the-boss | Apr 23, 2018

Apart from the weight gain, hair loss, loss of inhibition and sudden fascination with bowel movements, one of the most common side effects of having a baby is a loss of confidence. And we’re not just talking about in your abilities as a mother (let’s face it, we’re all winging it), but in doing the […]

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Employers! Show us your flex appeal

By the-boss | Apr 16, 2018

Returners. We all know what it means, right? Women returning to work (or not) after a career break to have a baby. But what if women didn’t have to Return with a capital R? What would happen if they never really went away, and were able to work flexibly around motherhood? That’s what we want […]

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Meet Gemma: A working mum at Hastings Direct

By the-boss | Mar 28, 2018

I chose to join Hastings Direct eight years ago because I knew how well they supported and looked after their colleagues, including their awareness of Colleague wellbeing. I’m currently an Academy Team Leader and seeing people develop, especially when they move on to new positions, is what I love most about my role. Returning to […]

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