Case Study – Amanda

Case Study – Amanda

Many women think they are ‘too old’ to get back into the workforce. And it’s funny because it doesn’t matter if they are 35 or 55 they think they are too old.  If someone tells you that you’re ‘too old’ or it’s ‘too late’, I encourage you not to play in their game of...
Finding Your Place again

Finding Your Place again

It’s one of the hardest things to reconcile as we shift from staying home to be with our children to heading back to work. Our sense of self was very clear before children and then it suddenly shifts to being mother and now we are still mother but actually start to...
I can’t decide what to apply for….

I can’t decide what to apply for….

If you have been thinking about wanting to go back to work but feel stuck about which choice you ‘should’ make, chances are good you need to get a bit more clarity around what you want or you do have clarity but you’re fearful you are making the ‘wrong’ choice. Going...
What are you looking for?

What are you looking for?

The first place I always start with my clients, in their search for work after staying home to raise their children, is what are you looking for? Even if you don’t know what it is yet (maybe you don’t want to go back and do the same thing), it is so important to be...
What I learnt from the recruitment industry

What I learnt from the recruitment industry

One of my earliest commercial roles was in recruitment and in fact, I came back to recruitment a couple of times in slightly different forms and to serve different purposes. Whilst I didn’t particularly enjoy every aspect of the role of recruitment consultant, I...
Obstacles – I don’t want to do the same thing

Obstacles – I don’t want to do the same thing

Obstacles – But I Don’t want to do the same ThingOften when mothers are toying with the idea of going back to work, one of thingsthat holds them back from taking any steps at all, is that they don’t know whatthey want to do.You’ve had a successful career and then...

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