Navigating the Road to Part-Time Work (with a few bumps along the way)

  Louise Summers, founder of @GuiltyMumsHub tells Inspired Mums how she succeeded in navigating the path to greater flexibility so that she could achieve the work-life balance she craved. ..

“A New Way for Mothers” – Mumpreneur, Louise Webster’s new book offers a revolutionary approach to family life.

  I first met Louise five years ago when she launched her award-winning website www.beyondtheschoolrun.com and was immediately struck by her energy, passion and our shared commitment to unlock..

How to fill in the gaps in your CV

I don’t know about you but when the kids head back to school in September with their shiny shoes and brand new pencil cases, I always feel a renewed sense of enthusiasm and excitement about ..

5 ways to find the right culture fit for you!

Since founding Inspired Mums in 2006, I have worked with hundreds of mums to help them find fulfilling and flexible careers. One of the career tools I use with my clients is to help them identify th..

The story behind Inspired Mums new ebook

For mums stuck in a career rut - 8 steps to finding work you love   Feeling stuck in a career rut is a topic extremely close to my own heart as I completely re-launched my career after having..

Six steps to setting up your own business

So you’ve had your light bulb moment – you’ve spotted a gap in the market – a product or service that no one can live without.  But how do you get from the excitement of..

So you want to be a mumpreneur?

“Mumpreneur” – a woman who combines running a business enterprise with looking after her children With the word “Mumpreneur” now in the Collins English Dictionary and..

Mind the CV gap - creative ways to explain a career break

You can smell a pooey nappy at 30 paces, make a crying baby gurgle in 20 seconds and decorate delectable fairy cakes while chatting on the phone. But these impressive skills will leave a potent..

The power of networking - building your personal brand with LinkedIn

Networking can often seem intimidating at first, deciding who to contact and how can feel overwhelming.  Social media and LinkedIn provide an easy, accessible and effective way to extend your n..

Standing out from the crowd - getting your online profile noticed

Great, you’ve followed our advice from part one on getting started and building your online presence, but how do you make sure your profile is the one that stands out and catches the attention..

Social Media / LinkedIn - an indispensable tool in your creative job search

Part One Getting the basics right – how to build a successful online profile  With 80% of jobs never actually advertised and an increasingly competitive marketplace, networking is playi..

Spring ahead and land your dream job

Successful strategies for a creative job search  As the cold weather finally comes to an end, it feels as if Spring has arrived at last, with its promise of new beginnings. So it’s not ..

So what next? - Returning to work after a career break

One of the keys to happiness is finding work you love. So often I hear my coaching clients say ‘I’ll do anything as long as it fits around the kids’. This is a common mistake Mums ..

How do you get a great job when 80% of jobs are never advertised?

Are you spending hours searching the internet for jobs only to find there’s nothing out there that fulfils your ambition or fits into your lifestyle? Do you feel that the minute you put &lsquo..