Nanny Care has created multiple informative articles for nannies, caregivers and home-helpers. These informative articles will give you helpful tips and advice to help get through the entire employment process. Be sure to also check out our free forms that are also very helpful; such as our nanny application, sample interview questions (these will help you get prepared for your in-person interview) and nanny work contract.
The INA ( International NannyAssociation www.nanny.org) provides information, education and guidance to the public and to industry professionals. They have created some great material to help families who are considering hiring a nanny. Please take the time to read the following articles. A Nanny for Your Family Recommended Practices for Nannies
Most professional nannies know exactly what to bring with them to work. However, if this is your first real nanny job, you may want to take notes.
Whether you’ve been a nanny before or you’re looking into being a nanny, there are certain things you should know before making any decisions. A question most nannies have is what to expect in terms of salary and how to determine what the salary should be for the job.
If you are a parent searching for a nanny, you’re probably wondering what makes a nanny eligible to be a nanny. Although there are no set guidelines for what a nanny has to have (besides legal work status and Trustline if the nanny is working in California), here is […]
Accepting the right nanny position is a huge decision, since most families want or expect a year long commitment from the nanny. If you make the wrong choice, you may end up being miserable. Take a look at the following tips while considering a nanny position.
A nanny’s main responsibility is to care for the employer’s children, always providing a safe, healthy, learning and loving environment.
This really depends on the nanny. Some nannies are more than happy to help you out around the house, as long as it does not interfere with caring for the children. Other nannies are adamant about not doing any housework. You will need to ask the nanny during her interview how she feels about this […]
Before jumping into the world of being a nanny, it is wise to take a moment to determine if the nanny profession is right for you. Here are a few factors that nannies should consider: Nannies must love children and genuinely enjoy being around them. Nannies must be a calm, patient person who does not […]
It is recommended for nannies to undergo a national background check on themselves if they want to be taken seriously by the family. This simple process lets the family know that the nanny understands the importance of having a clear record when working with children and shows a sense of preparedness. Think of it this […]
Most professional nannies will tell you that the more you put yourself out there, the higher your chances are of finding a great job. It is best to register with a few different nanny agencies as well as an online nanny service. Most agencies will let you sign up with other agencies and most agencies […]
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