Recently I’ve read a lot of articles on ‘Mum Guilt’. A lot of them tend to talk about guilt in the context of mums going out to work, and the guilt of juggling family time with working life. One even described it as a rucksack that we carry on our backs – I quite liked this analogy
Month: November 2018
3 Steps to getting a flexible job: 2 working with your recruitment consultant
This is the second in a series of three linked blogs covering the key steps to getting a flexible job. In the first I offered advice on how to craft a winning CV; and this second considers how to create a successful working relationship with your recruitment consultant.
One of the main reasons I handed in my notice 12 years ago and set up as an interim can be summed up in one word – flexibility. I didn’t have children so had no right to request flexible working. I don’t think it would be overly critical to say the legal sector I worked in at the time was not as progressive as it could have been in this area. It was a key consideration in making the move.