By asking the right questions, an employer can get a better idea of a candidate's personality and job-related abilities in a shorter amount of time. Use the following questions as a starting place. Choose a few or use them all to help guide the conversation. While asking these questions to former employers and coworkers, it… Continue reading Ten Useful Questions to Ask During a Nanny Reference Check
Hiring a nanny can be a daunting process. Either you have a plethora of nanny applications to sift through, or you have very few to choose from. Regardless of your situation, it's important to know what you are looking for in a candidate and to not compromise on the most important issues. On top of… Continue reading Eight Red Flags to Look Out for in a Potential Nanny
As anyone who has interviewed before knows, there are certain questions that bring about the most fruitful answers. Interviewing a nanny is no different than in other fields, but it can be difficult to know just what those most beneficial questions are, especially if you are a first-time employer. Some of the most telling questions to ask...
Most nannies do not start their careers with parenting experience under their belt. The majority of us started out babysitting and slowly gained our momentum through the years. Although much of the practical knowledge and experiences surrounding a nanny's career are similar to that of a parent's, it's clear that being a nanny is very… Continue reading An Interview with a Former Nanny, Turned Mom
Not all nanny-families are created equal. You may be one of those nannies that gets lucky every time -- thoughtful employers, great hours and pay, wonderful children. But chances are, every nanny will meet their match at some point. Consider these red flags when interviewing with a family to make sure you don't fall for… Continue reading Eight Red Flags to Look Out for Before Accepting a Nanny Position
Often during an interview, no matter the field, the interviewer will ask the candidate if they have any questions. In a nanny interview, this is your chance to interview the family to decide if they will be a good fit for you. Just because a family likes you and even offers you the job, it… Continue reading Important Questions for Nannies to Ask During an Interview