You know how it is, you decide you want to be a stay at home mum, you want to work fewer hours, you want more flexibility within your working day but there is just nothing suitable or flexible enough or your employer already feels the strain. Continue reading Are Mum’s Being Forced into Minimum Wage Jobs?
I came across an article recently where a parent/Mum spoke about her constant juggle with her home and work life balance. It got me thinking about my own work/life juggle. If you would like to check out the article written by Tania Tirraoro please check it out here at Special Needs Jungle. I’m not going to lie, I wanted a career! It was important to … Continue reading Juggling Work with a Special Needs Child
I’m now officially in my mid to late ’30s. I was struck to realise that I have been left school for 20 years this year! I was born in the ’80s but grew up in the ’90s. My parents divorced in the part of the ’90s which saw my ‘homemaker’ Mum suddenly find herself a single parent, with bills, two children under 10 and no … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Flexible Working
It’s 2019 and with the prospect of my life after university and the added pressure of being over 25 and a mature person, I felt it was the time to offer some tips towards the interview process. So you’ve got the perfect CV, your covering letter is tailored and makes you sound like the ideal candidate and within two or three days you have a … Continue reading Career Focus – Top 10 Tips for Attending a Job Interview
This is the start of my monthly Career Focused posts. Please check them out. I have been lucky enough to intern at a few great companies, who understood that I needed to eat. I have however also interned at a couple that taught me nothing, that for the short time I was there, I learnt how to photocopy, file and my personal favourite tidy cupboards. … Continue reading Be an Intern but…