“I know it sounds cheesy, but if you have a dream then go for it,” the Spanish mum-of-two shared. “You might fail, but if you fail it means you tried.” Marta of Marta's Kitchen is this month's Hopscotch Hero!
Need some careers advice on confidence building, path switching and flexible working from someone who's been there and done it? Listen to this Limitless Coaching podcast with our Co-Founder, Helen McGuire.
"Hopscotch's 121 Coaching highlighted those key skills in my resume and prepped me for the interview. Archana is a true miracle worker. She taught me to believe in myself and simply say ‘Yes, I can’. When I was called for the interview, I remembered all those tips that Archana gave me and I nailed the interview." Meet May's Hotshot - Asli!
"I would love to escape the monotony of drinking lattes at Lime Tree, shopping in my gym gear at Spinneys, and actually having the time to bake cakes that are adding the wrong kind of pounds to our family!". Meet our first Mum I'd Like To Hire, Carli A!
"Guilt became a constant companion, until one day I realized that I didn’t have children in order to spend my life feeling forever inadequate. I wanted children to enrich my life, not enslave my conscience." Find out what measures this month's Hopscotch Hero, Marianne, put in place to deal with the G-Word!
"By the age of 12 I could gossip in Farsi, swear in Somali and barter in Polish...It’s this love of cross-cultural communication, although more sophisticated than my childhood, that makes Dubai my perfect playground!" Learn more about our Star Candidate for April, copywriter Jessi.
Our next three speakers have just been announced! Each of these women is at the top of her profession here in the UAE and now makes helping and supporting other women in our region the aim of their game...
Our Hopscotch Hire for March is Devangi. A story teller and creative at heart, she has taken on various rewarding roles during her break from agency life as a copywriter, further building her skills and unique perspective. Read on to find out more...
As expats, it's a common experience of many in our community to have to move regularly as our partners are offered new opportunities abroad. This month our Key Skills Coach, Archana Bhatia, gives her insight, advice and action points on this journey. There's so much to cover, you can expect part two of this article next week!
"I’ve built my brand in the past three years and have had three kids during that time. I have written almost 100 weekly articles since April 2015 and have wiped countless noses and bums, too!". Read Sara Sadik, aka Magic Mommyhood's, story of balancing a stellar career, pregnancy and toddler tantrums with a smile!
"As Albert Einstein once said “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”. For me, work provides a sense of accomplishment and fulfilment that keeps my life moving forward as much as being a mother does." Meet Ishani; this month's Hopscotch Hire.