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Time to review your nanny’s job description and nanny contract?

July 6, 2010

Show your nanny appreciation! The nanny salary .
At this time, it is also a good time to discuss a raise for your nanny. When giving her a raise, you should pair it with why you are giving her a raise and address all of the wonderful things that she has done for your family. This is a time to express your appreciation! A raise should be anywhere from 2-4%. Continue reading

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We have found the right nanny for our family, what information should I keep on file about her?

June 14, 2010

Once you have been through the nanny interview process and the vetting and nanny background check and have decided on the right nanny for your family, it’s important to collect important information to have on file about your new household employee. You are now an employer and your household is now a workplace. This may be the first time you have ever managed or employed someone. See our handy list of iterms to have on file for your nanny. Continue reading

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How do I conduct a nanny background check?

June 10, 2010

Congratulations! If you are ready to conduct a nanny background check, you are probably very close to finding the right nanny for your family! There are several layers to the background check that you need to be aware of before you hire your nanny. Check out these tips for conducting a nanny background check. Continue reading

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How do I get my nanny involved in doing crafts and activities with my kids? How can I help our nanny to get in the groove?

June 4, 2010

Sometimes new nannies need some guidance and sometimes a nanny you’ve had for awhile needs a little jumpstart when it comes to being a self-starter. As a nanny employer, you need to provide your nanny all of the tools she needs to be successful! Here are some tips. Continue reading

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Review your nanny’s position yearly

June 1, 2010

Review your Nanny Job description yearly

When was the last time you updated your nanny’s job description? As your life goes on and your children develop, your needs will change over time. As a result, you will need to update your job description accordingly. Continue reading

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How do I handle Monday holidays with my nanny?

May 27, 2010

Many families ask about the issue of Monday holidays and their nannies. The short answer is that this should be predetermined prior to hiring your nanny and be in your first nanny job description and work agreement. However, if you didn’t do that at that time, it’s not too late! There are many Monday holidays throughout the year. This may affect your family in several ways.
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