Category Archives: Job Tips

Ask Us! How do I get it all done in one day?

We don’t  fly around with a magic black umbrella or claim to have the skills of Mary Poppins, but our Nanny Team Counselors do have over 100 years of combined experience placing great Nanny candidates in childcare jobs all over the Bay … Continue reading

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Is it Time for a Raise?

We frequently get questions about raises from our Nannies and Clients. “When should I ask for a raise?” “When should we give a raise?” “My family is expecting a new baby next month, what is the rate increase for another … Continue reading

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Baby Nurses – The Inside Scoop from our Baby Nurse Specialist

Some of the people I speak with who are considering hiring a Baby Nurse are still not quite sure how it all really works so here are some answers to a few of the most common questions I get about … Continue reading

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Searching for a Housekeeper: A Cautionary Tale

We recently came across this post by marketing expert Seth Godin from a few years back. Maybe not everyone’s experience searching for a Housekeeper is going to be as bad as the example he describes. But it does speak to the … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Being the Best Nanny You Can Be!

Being a Nanny is a profession, and being thoughtful about your profession and working to always improve your skills will help you be the best Nanny you can be. Look on the bright side! Not only will choosing to think … Continue reading

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How to Have a Successful In-Home Interview

You found the posting for the perfect job. You sent your resume in. You passed all the initial screening. Now it’s time for “The Interview.” Interviews can be stressful but they are a necessary part of landing your dream job. … Continue reading

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What’s Appropriate for the Internet?

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat … we’re online all the time. Although social media can be a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, your work life should be kept off the internet. When you work inside a … Continue reading

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