Multi-tasking, planning, staying calm in stressful moments, these are all amazing mother skills, but also highly valuable qualifications for the workplace. So why isn't 'motherhood' displayed proudly on every mother's CV? We believe that women shouldn't have to choose between having children and a career. It is time working mothers get the credit they deserve.
Forgotten something after maternity leave? These new mothers have left a very important qualification off their CVs. This video highlights the amazing qualities and experiences mums bring to the workplace. We think it's time working mums receive the credit they deserve, don't you?
We asked 500 working mothers their opinion
don't think it's possible to
combine career and motherhood.
Although 13% of women want to keep working to set a positive example for their children, 33% think they will need to take a step back and work less as soon as they become a mother. 61% believe that having a chid will make it harder to advance professionally.
delayed having a child
because of their career
The most important challenges perceived by women planning to have children are: finding the right balance between professional life and motherhood (78%) and missing out on the special moments of being a mother (56%).
of women feel that
motherhood should be valued
in the workplace.
72% of women with children believe that being a mother has given them skills they can use at work. They have developed valuable skills like multi-tasking (39%), patience (63%) and time management (60%).
You can add MumPlus as a position in the experience section on your profile page.
1. Go to your profile, scroll down and click on add experience.
2. Type MumPlus in the company field.
3. Now enter your dates of maternity leave and skills gained.
4. Add a personal message for your business network.
5. Click save and share with your business network.
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