Why are parents being kept out of the workforce?

Why are parents being kept out of the workforce?

Mothers are still being held back from suitable positions due to hiring biases, according to LinkedIn users.

Taking to LinkedIn to vent, Cheney Hamilton, Founder and Managing Director of Mummyjobs.co.uk and Daddyjobs.co.uk, recalled being contacted by a Mother asking for help to find a job, to find that her CV had been repeatedly overlooked.

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Comments (1)

  • Simon Gregory
    Simon Gregory
    Tue, 9 Jan 2018 1:37pm GMT
    All too common stories, but as someone who runs a recruitment business that specialises in helping parents return to work, I find the biggest barrier to people returning to work is the gap on the CV and the negative assumptions that go with it from both clients and candidates. Fortunately, we are working with a number of companies who actively hire parents returning to work, and educating others as to the benefits.


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