Let’s welcome ‘Maternal Optimism’. It’s 2021 and we all have to show how to live in a world where women can have it all!
It’s a little known fact that business-owning mothers are a vital part of the Australian economy, but they are often overlooked. The traditional frameworks of business do not cater to the flexibility that working mothers need. Women across the board face workplace inflexibility, unequal pay and ever increasing childcare costs…
Mums & Co member Crystal McGregor, is a visionary female founder with THE SOLUTION for ‘next gen’ online shopping
Crystal McGregor is the inspiring Founder of Puctto, a game-changing online visualisation tool for fashion lovers. Like many of our Mums & Co members, she wears many hats and tries to balance her #mumbition, livelihood and wellbeing.
She runs tech startup PUCTTO from her home in Port Macquarie where she…
Evolve your social media strategy to stay visible this year
Written by Lauren Hamilton
For a long time now — over a decade — brands of all sizes have relied on free social media exposure to find potential customers, to build a community around their brand and to stay ‘top of mind’ in their customers minds.
Do you earn as much money as you think you should?
One of the most common complaints of first-time business owners (particularly those who are solo operators) is that they’re working way more hours than they ever did when employed by someone else, and yet they are taking home less money. Understanding what you need to earn and how to increase…
Starting your own business is exciting, but it can also be risky — especially from a financial perspective! Most people are well aware that businesses often don’t make much money in their first year, so it’s useful to have an steady, alternate income stream. And one of the best ways to guarantee income is to negotiate your current role down to part-time.
But is it really that easy? We spoke to 3 HR Managers to find out.
Know your rights
If you want to negotiate your role down to part-time, the first thing you need to do is know your rights, says Elise, a HR Business Partner in the events industry.
“The good news for mums is that if you’re a carer of children school aged or younger, and you’ve…