The Essential Guide To Going Back To Work After Having Children

After years of looking after your children, there may come a time for you to think about getting back into the workplace. Perhaps your children are at school full time, or are at least old enough to look after themselves without you needing to be at their beck and call 24/7. The idea of going back to work can be very appealing, particularly if you are tired of looking at the same four walls a day as a stay at home mum. If you have the opportunity to get back out into the job market, we have some great advice

Going back to work: Does it get easier?

Last week someone came back to work after being on maternity leave. She was not happy to be back at work, and I don’t blame her at all. The first thing she asked me, knowing that I have a young daughter myself was ‘Does it get easier?’ People had been telling her that it does get easier. I had to tell her the truth from my point of view. I honestly don’t think it does get any easier. I have been back at work now for about 5 months. I went back earlier than I had planned and to a

Returning to work

Last week something sort of unexpected happened. I got a new job. I wasn’t actively looking for a new job but something perfect just happened to pop up. I was actually really looking forward to having another 3 (unpaid) months off work before going back. When I went on maternity leave I was fully expecting to go back in January albeit part time rather than back to my actual job as full time manager. I happen to pretty much live across the road from a supermarket and one evening I saw an ad for an evening job. I looked online