All our experts have years of hard earned experience in a variety of different disciplines concerning the work and family combination and how to get it right. From getting your CV sorted to using twitter to drive sales we have someone to help you. All their websites are full of great info and if you want some direct advice please email them from your members dashboard for a quick and thorough response.
Antonia is an award winning entrepreneur, author and mum to three. She founded PR agency ACPR after the birth of her daughter. She says, “I’d never thought of working for myself until I spent six months unhappily juggling a full time job and rarely seeing my daughter. A session with a life coach showed me that there was another way.” Since then, Antonia has developed ACPR and written nine books. She blogs daily on flexible work and enterprise at www.familyfriendlyworking.co.uk and has offers help to other mums who want to start or develop a business through www.themumpreneurguide.co.uk.
Emma is the founder of Enterprise Nation the home business website. Over 100,000 people visit the site each month to read lively features and watch the home business show. As well as the site, Enterprise Nation runs the Home Business Awards, produces the annual Home Business Report and advises Government on the topic.
Following a career with an international accountancy firm, Emma started her first home business at the age of 27 and successfully sold it 15 months after launch. Emma’s book ‘Spare Room Start Up – how to start a business from home’ was published by Harriman House in May 2008 and became Waterstones’ business book of the month on publication. Emma’s second book ‘Working 5 to 9 – how to start a business in your spare time’ will be published in early 2010. You can follow Emma on Twitter.
Return2WorkMums offers career coaching and networking plus lots of employment news and tips specifically for women thinking about or actively planning their return to work. Majella is a co-founder and will help you get excited about a return to work and all the available options.
Gavin is the owner of RedStarResume, specialists in resumes and covering letters. He’ll be happy to field any questions from our members in relation to their resumes.
Anna Martin’s background is communication based. A freelance journalist, for over 20 years, her skills have developed to incorporate personal development, holistic awareness and understanding, and include Soul & Spirit Healing, Intuitive Life Coaching, Future Life Progression, Past Life Regression, Reiki, Angelic Alchemy, Indian Head Massage, Japanese Hand Massage and Meditation. She is also an experienced Agony Aunt. Anna, who is based in Kent, has experienced many of the issues you may present, and is therefore able to offer empathy and support and to nurture your dreams with an informal approach. Anna is the founder of www.mylifesupport.com
Our very own Steve, hiremyparents for you twitterers, has been making a living online since 2002 (the stone-age in web terms) and advised many start-ups on their online presence and marketing. You can contact Steve directly on a range of topics from building a website that converts, using social media to ramp up your word-of-mouth, search engine optimisation, ppc, traffic tactics etc. When you join hmp you are given the option to join Steve’s free online guide ‘Money For Nothing’ – that gives you over 30 products and websites to sell them from.