We receive hundreds of nanny resumes at Nannies on Call each month and many of them never make it to the interview stage. Below are 10 tips on how to stand out in the crowd and get called for an interview when applying for a nanny position. It does not take much just a little care and attention. Just the same as parents would expect when you are caring for their children.
Here are some suggestions to aid clarity and happiness in your relationship with your Nanny. Follow the contract. Pay your nanny on the date agreed and the amount agreed. Create a day timer (can be very helpful in the beginning) to write down things that you want done and a schedule for the day i.e…. Read more »
“I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.” – Gloria Steinem
It’s time to celebrate extraordinary people – Mother’s day is around the corner on Sunday the 9th so whether you’re creating your own celebration, taking your mom, sister or friend be sure to dedicate the weekend in honoring “moms”.
Caring for children comes naturally for Bronwyn. Now a mother, Bronwyn has been a professional Nanny for over a decade. Having done sole charge and executive stints that span the globe, Bronwyn is a fair but firm, clear and experienced caregiver who truly enjoys her time with children. Described by past employers as “exceptionally competent, and empathetic” Bronwyn is a trained, experienced and effective on call nanny.
What is Net vs. Gross?
As a household employer you are responsible for paying and withholding your nanny’s taxes.
Many parents find it difficult to figure out what they need. It is a moving target with work schedules, naps, school, and extra activities. It is important to figure out what you need before you start interviewing nannies. Just grab a pen and work through the list. You can adapt it as you go. Ask yourself some of the questions below to start the process.
Just a friendly reminder that the HST is looming for its July 1st debut so why not save the 7% now for your Booking fee bundles and Nanny Plans. Yearly memberships must be purchased before May 1st to avoid paying the HST.
What about an on-call professional nanny? “Who does that?” you ask. What kind of mum just hands her child over to a complete stranger? The answer to that question is….LOTS and LOTS of mums who end up in a painfully merciless childcare pinch. In actuality, Nannies on Call an on call nanny agency says thousands of mum’s (and dad’s) in Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria and Whistler do just that… thousands of times a year.
For today’s nannies, getting ready for tax time can be daunting. Sorting through a mountain of paperwork is a most unwelcome chore to anyone with work commitments and family obligations. Whether you do your taxes personally or simplify your life by using a professional accountant, you must collect, sort and organize the required documents. The following tips will help ease the stress of tax season.
As many of you are already aware Nannies on Call is involved with The Nanny Angel Network. Many of our nannies are already volunteering and the feedback has been amazing. The Nanny Angel Network is a group of professional women comprised of nannies and board members who generously volunteer their time to provide quality, compassionate… Read more »