Another great idea from—Our Toolkit has partnered with a number of organisations who provide assistance to mums looking to get back in to the workforce. Click through the posts below to discover more about these services and what special offers are available to members of … [Read more...]

Fiona Craig—Love Your Work

Fiona Craig is a career success mentor who has moved from law through recruitment to find her real passion as a mentor. Fiona specialises in working with women to create a career and life that they love. Fiona works with women in a one-hour Signature Strengths Discovery Session to give women the strategies to go back to work successfully and negotiate a role that works for you as a mother. You will walk away with: A full understanding … [Read more...]

How to create a winning CV after you’ve taken a long maternity break

One of the most common queries that I get from mothers looking to get back into the workplace is about updating their CV. When you are working it's easy to remember to keep your CV up-to-date, but when you've been out of the workforce for a few years it can be quite daunting starting a CV from scratch. I've put some CVs up on this month - both CV examples and CV templates from different professions and you can access them … [Read more...]

Irene McConnell—Arielle Careers

Irene McConnell at Arielle Careers is an expert at personal branding with a particular focus on helping professionals get that interview for their dream job by crafting a fabulous CV combined with an amazing LinkedIn profile. She’ll also coach you through the interview process using mock-style interviews which will boost your confidence about your performance in the job market. Her experience inside the human resources division companies … [Read more...]

Jen Dalitz—sphinxx leadership development & SheEO blog

Jen Dalitz is an acclaimed leadership mentor who is obsessed with getting more women into leadership roles, in our workplaces and communities. In her 20-year career as a business executive and management consultant, Jen has experienced first hand the challenges women face as they climb the corporate ladder; and the impact on the bottom line when female talent is under-utilised. She offers a practical, refreshing and real approach to … [Read more...]

Kathryn Donaldson—Career Guide and Strengths Coach

Kathryn is a career guide and strengths coach with leading career experts Position Ignition.  Having achieved success in top global institutions, Kathryn now enjoys helping women to reignite their careers and reach their professional potential. Kathryn is a mum of three who has experienced what it’s like to transition in and out of work whilst juggling the competing priorities of professional and family life. Whether you are in transition, … [Read more...]

Sally Arnold

I did an online coaching course with Sally Arnold earlier this year and she's also been a supporter of Sally focuses on women who feel a bit 'stuck' in their career and life. We're really pleased that she has given us the first two chapters of her book to share with Have a read - you can download them here. From Sally: As you know many women from mid 30s up have career challenges. These are the 3 … [Read more...]

Sally Arnold—Creating Encores

Sally Arnold is the founder of Creating Encores—a coaching company that focuses on helping working women find personal and profession reinvigoration. We're very fortunate that exclusively for ProfessionalMums Sally has provided access to the first few chapters of her new book Creating Encores: A wake up call for women leaders. If you are thinking about changing direction or feeling 'stuck' in your life then these chapters will provide some … [Read more...]

Sign up with to win 3 one-on-one coaching sessions

Sign up with in May 2015 to win 3 x personalised, one-on-one Career Coaching Sessions with Leisa Molloy from Flourishing Minds Consulting—valued at $400. Flourishing Minds Consulting is a boutique consulting business that specialises in providing professional coaching and career development services for individuals along with coaching, outplacement, leadership development and employee selection and engagement services for … [Read more...]

Win a back to work makeover from

For ProfessionalMums in Melbourne looking to boost their confidence at work with a new look, sign up with between now and 28 February 2015  to win a ‘professional styling’ package from Style Confidante, Melissa Lewis. Perfectly suited to the mum who is returning to work after having children, this package will see you spending productive one-on-one time with your very own Style Confidante, who will give you practical tips … [Read more...]