Category Archives: Making it work . . .

Work, Life & Childcare!

I would love to ‘have it all’; a great career, lovely home life, and quality time with my son – but the reality is, if you want to have a full-time career, someone else is spending time with your children while you go to work each day! I returned to work when my son was […]
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Work & Life: how to get the right balance – event last night

Wow! What a night. Last night I hosted Work & Life: how to get the right balance, and my expectations were exceeded! I knew I had some great speakers, who had wonderful stories and advice to share, and I knew our audience would be great too – but I have so many ‘take-aways’, more than […]
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Mummy Guilt

I love my job, but sometimes it does take me away from home, which means less time with my son. In the last 7 days, I have only been home 3 nights to say good night to my son, and I was away for the entire weekend, so no good mornings either. On Monday and […]
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My Story – the ‘Why’ of Balance HR

Balance HR assist employers, employees and job seekers find work/life balance! Why? 7 years ago, I consistently worked 12 hours a day.  I was a high-performing consultant in one of the largest recruitment companies in the world.  I loved my job, so it didn’t feel like ‘work’ – but it did take up most of […]
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Job Seeking in 2018

11 Tips for Job Seekers in 2018 The world of work is changing; therefore job-seeking has changed too. You cannot expect to apply for a role today, the same way you would have applied for work a few years ago . . . The old way: Apply online, with a CV and cover letter; then […]
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Inspiration for 2018 . . .

I read this on my Facebook feed, and felt it too good not to share . . . Inspiration for 2018 If you want 2018 to be your year . . . Don’t sit on the couch and wait for it to happen. Get out there, make it happen. Smile more. Be excited. Do new […]
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What is Work / Life Balance?

What is Work / Life Balance? CP Balance HR are advocates for work/life balance and teaching employees, employers and job seekers how to get more balance in your lives; so what does that actually mean? Is work/life balance: Working from home Working shorter hours Flexible start and finish times No structure on hours, just results […]
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