Why Being An Adult Carer Is A Great Job For A Mum

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If you are a working mum, you can empathise with the fact that it’s hard to be both a mum and a career boss. Perhaps you have mastered the art of juggling both roles, but for most of us, learning how to do both is an ongoing process.

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Applying for new jobs as a Mum? 4 Top tips

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No matter your personal circumstances, applying for jobs can be difficult. However, if you are a ‘full-time mum’, who has to contend with raising children, keeping your house in check, and ensuring that you also find time for yourself – applying for jobs can sometimes seem impossible, especially when the process if so lengthy. 

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How do you find the right career path?

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It’s funny how many people grow up with the question “what are you going to do when you’re older?” hanging over their head and yet still don’t really have an idea of what they want out of a career. This is something that the vast majority of people end up running into at one point or another.

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Meet you at the water cooler… working from home together as a married couple

Fifteen years ago it wasn’t uncommon for our eyes to meet on an occasional corridoor or canteen run. A shy hello, a blushing smile or even a flirtatious one liner was as far as we got until a drunken work night out, a first date and our fate sealed.

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Essential skills for a career in counselling

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If you’re considering a career in the wellness industry, particularly a career as a counsellor, you will need a particular set of skills and qualities in order to be successful. There’s an increased focus on mental health today, so counsellors are in high demand, but are you cut out for it?

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Finding A Career With More Independence

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Being independent is important in many respects, as it allows the mind to focus better and evolve in more productive ways. Finding a career path that can match up with your desire for independence can often seem difficult, as there appears to be very few employment options that don’t involve working as part of a structured team.

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How to step back from work

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In general terms there are two kinds of people. Those who live to work, and those who work to live.

Some people absolutely love their jobs. They live for it. Others just go to work for the cash so that they can live their life outside of it. Whichever kind of person you are, sometimes it might be necessary for you to take a big step back.

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Let’s Stay Home; Social distancing, self isolating and home schooling

Ironically, I had a post in my drafts folder titled ‘Lets stay home, learning to relax in your own four walls’ which is being re purposed in a timely fashion to talk the unavoidable, the unbelievable… the pandemic of 2020, Coronavirus.

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A guide to giving your career a boost

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If you’re a busy mum who wants it all – a happy family and a successful career so you can provide your family with everything you feel they deserve, then you’re going to want to know how to give your career a boost. Below, this quick guide will give you some advice that will be a huge help to you on your journey.

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Mum guilt and me pt II; working mum

It was always just a matter of time.

18 months on from the post I published on Mum Guilt as a stay at home Mum and seven months deep in the return to work, and this past week the Mum guilt round two ; ‘Working Mum’ hit like a sledgehammer.

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