Work At Home Mums wants to help you find the perfect balance between work, life and family and make work, work for you.

The WAHM career section is a recruitment blog where the aim is to proactively share industry articles and to discuss ideas and thoughts across a variety of career, recruitment and workplace related topics.

Since our debut in 2007, WAHM has worked to become the best source for employment, job search and career education information across Australia and New Zealand supporting Work At Home Mums.

Providing advice, support and inspiration for job seekers, WAHM is the working mum’s number one source of information for all things related to having a career, landing the best position and getting the critical balance between mum and working woman just right. Virtually everything you can think of to help you in is available to you right here to enable you to create your Career and live your dreams.

You have access to Work Life Balance articles and Experts where you can make use of a wide range of effective tools to get the balance right, as well as Coaching and Career Resources with a Resident Expert to help get your work satisfaction and groove back.

In addition, we will provide access to articles on Cover Letters and Resumes & CV’s and alert you to Employers of Choice who understand the importance of work, life balance.

WAHM wants to help mums find the perfect balance between work, life and family and make work, work for you.

We will help you with Job Interviews by sharing our top tips and advice to take you from where you are now to your ideal role. We will help you when it comes to Job Search, Recruitment Agencies, Industrial Relations, Education & Training, Skills Testing and salaries.

In fact, all of the invaluable Career Resources you can think of to help you achieve the fulfilment and satisfaction you deserve as a mum and working woman are right here.

And why do we do this? Because at WAHM it’s all about helping you Love Your Work!

The Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements for Employers

The Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements for Employers

The nature of the workforce is changing. With the ageing of the population and changing labour market conditions, adopting a flexible approach to work helps businesses attract a diverse workforce including mature age workers, those in remote communities, parents and...

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How to write a great cover letter

How to write a great cover letter

No one likes the obligatory cover letter rigmarole, probably none more than the employers who read these words sometimes hundreds of times just for a single opening. Applicants and employers alike generally aren’t too fond of the usual cover letter snooze-fest....

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How to Achieve a Work Life Balance as a Parent

How to Achieve a Work Life Balance as a Parent

When you’re a parent that has gone back to work, whether that be full time, part time, working from home or in an office, work can very easily take over your life. It’s important to not become overwhelmed and be able to strike a work life balance. There are many...

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How to Explain an Employment Gap in Your Resume

How to Explain an Employment Gap in Your Resume

If you have an employment gap, it can cause a lot of stress and anxiety when writing your resume. Many people believe that an employment gap will be a negative to an employer and take you out of the running, but it is generally how you tackle the employment gap in...

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15 Industries that allow you to Work from Home

15 Industries that allow you to Work from Home

Whether you are a mum wanting work to fit in around children, had enough of going into the office or it is a side hustle, working from home and flexible working hours could give you the life balance you have been craving. Working from home or having more flexibility...

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How to Get Your Employer to Allow you to Work From Home

How to Get Your Employer to Allow you to Work From Home

It’s a tense moment when you ask the question about working from home. You worry your boss or colleagues won’t take you seriously; that they will suspect you are looking for an excuse to slack off. You wonder whether it’s too good to be true; if all those people who...

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Tips for Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave

Tips for Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave

Maternity leave - blink and you might miss it. With everything that goes on in the first months of having a new baby your maternity leave can sometimes feel extremely short. Most mums have mixed feelings when your leave is coming to an end and you are eyeing your...

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Interview Tips for Mums Returning to Work

Interview Tips for Mums Returning to Work

A job search is almost always a formidable task - whether you are starting a career, looking for further advancement or returning to work after children. We all do it at one point or another - some of us seems to find it much easier than others. Once you've sorted out...

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Resume Tips for Return to Work Mums

Resume Tips for Return to Work Mums

Whether you’re looking to kick start your career full steam ahead or find a less demanding role, your resume is the all-powerful document that gets you that initial meeting. The first trick is to get past the skim read, so that recruiters will take a second, more in...

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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out For Remote Careers

How to Make Your Resume Stand Out For Remote Careers

For any mums with work at home jobs (first, kudos to you for being at the frontier of the global remote work culture!), you are painfully well-aware of the unique challenges to building a remote career path. While it is becoming increasingly accepted, especially in a...

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Tips for finding flexible jobs for mums

Tips for finding flexible jobs for mums

Many mums find that re-entering the workforce can be a stressful thought. Balancing family, finances and your time can require some creative thinking. But don’t be discouraged. There is a job that requires your skills and experience, which can be done in your own...

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These Master’s Degrees Could Boost Your Career

These Master’s Degrees Could Boost Your Career

One of the hardest things about returning to work after maternity leave is wondering if your career has started to pass you by, or even if you want to go back to the same thing. With all the changes in technology over the years, you might be faced with a different...

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