Finding a Job

Women do ask for pay rises they just have less success
The theory that women get paid less than men because they are not sufficiently pushy in the workplace is not true, a new study suggests. Women are as likely as men to ask for a pay rise - but are less likely to get one, the research found. The study, by the Cass Business School and the universitie...

 

Workplace bullying -The 'silent epidemic'
These days it seems that we hear allegations of bullying at every turn. So is the concept of work place bullying legitimate or just an excuse for bad performers who can’t handle the pressure of the modern work environment? An increasing number of studies and surveys, when taken together, cast...

 

Sign-on and retention bonuses are back - For all employees
Key indicators and the unemployment rate are carefully tracked to determine whether or not the economy is turning around. Now survey results from the nonprofit WorldatWork may indicate that the war for key talent may be heating up again. In a competitive market getting and keeping the right talent ...

 

Flexible work is good for you and your career
Flexible work arrangements include flexible start and finish times, working reduced hours, working from home, working compressed hours and job sharing are most often associated with maintaining a good work/life balance. Now a recent survey from the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute has found evi...

 

Overcoming Why Women Don't Ask For More Money
Gender disparity is all around us – despite the progress being made, women still pay a higher price than men when it comes to human rights and equality as a central principle in society. The pay gap persists and despite some women breaking through the glass ceiling there has been a spate of pr...

 

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What we offer

GajGal is an expanding community of mothers helping mothers. Our motto “Get a Job | Get a Life” is based on the belief that for mothers wanting to get back into the workforce, finding a job with “the right level” of flexibility, empowers working mothers to live life on their own terms and better control their own destiny.
GajGal aims to address this “new reality” through four core components:

  • 1. Job Search and Matching tools to streamline finding the perfect fit for flexible work arrangements.
  • 2. Access to Benefits that in the traditional work environment have been provided by full time employers. GajGal helps to provide a critical mass of members to ensure access to a range of benefits options that we are continually working to expand and improve on.
  • 3. Working Mother Community to provide access to news, blogs and articles of interest and importance to working mothers and a social networking community that working mothers can interact with and draw on for support.
  • 4. The Entrepreneur Zone is for mothers aiming to start their own business and expand on the concepts of working mothers helping working mothers succeed.

Success stories

GajGal Testimonial

Shayne Duke
“Using your Benefits link made it easy to select from a wide range of health insurance offerings and narrow down the various plans available that best fit my needs. Being able to make a side by side comparison of the details further helped me make an informed decision on a plan with great rates. The application is swift and uncomplicated”

GajGal Testimonial

Amy Rogers
“ WOW this is a fantastic idea aimed at a true need. I have had a hard time preparing to go back to work after staying home with my two kids for the past 4 years. I am so excited to start adding my requirements and get started on the search. The Latest News and Benefits are an excellent idea. I would come here to read this even if I wasn't looking for a job right now”