Analyses | Education and human resources | 2021-08-23 | Sing Tao

Can the identity of ‘full-time mum’ be a competitive edge in job seeking?



Lack of work experience, long gaps in employment and the problem of ‘motherhood penalty’ have always been barriers for full-time mothers to return to the workforce. A US-based women’s group thereby advocates writing into the resume their position of a ‘stay-at-home mum’ to fight workplace discrimination. How should employers treat ‘motherhood’ as a legitimate job?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.