"I enjoy the feeling of getting up every morning, heading out and being financially independent– yes, I can afford my shopping bills… Zara calling!". Here's how Roob, this month's Hotshot, found her way out of unemployment with us.
"Being 26 years of age, I believe it's the prime time for me to shape my career, I've tasted various fields and I am now excited to take a step forward in field of HR." Meet Candace, this month's Star Candidate.
"I had forgotten about myself completely and I had devoted everything to my family and business." Find out how serial entrepreneur, founder of Mompreneurs ME and Mom Souq Mona Tavassoli has successfully struck a balance.
Sometimes, it can all seem like too much effort. The chasing, emailing, applying and constant trying...all balanced with the home-based admin, childcare, shopping and family support! Here's why we think striving is so important.
"It's so wonderful that such a large company is helping moms get back into the work force without having to sacrifice so much precious time with our children." Yes, flexible work exists and here is one of latest placements, Cat, to tell you all about her experience of it!
"Being a mum makes you more flexible and able to deal with any situation. You learn to embrace change and it forces you to do things out of your comfort zone as you accept new challenges and always keep trying until you succeed." Meet our second Mum I'd Like To Hire, Lamia!
"The greatest impact in my life happened four and half years ago when I fulfilled my biggest dream and adopted my son from an orphanage in Ethiopia." Meet Ricarda Ruecker, entrepreneur and Hopscotch Hero this month!
'With the competition for talent so fierce and a plethora of candidates on the market, I thought I would jot down a few words on the top 5 things that I look for in a LinkedIn profile, tips that I hope will help you get noticed…". Advice from our 'other' Co-Founder; MCG CEO, Justin McGuire.
We're very pleased to announce that Mastercard has just launched a programme to give women who've been away from work for a year or more a chance to get back into the workplace! Read on to find out how you can be involved.
“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!