Category: Hiring

Interviewing a Nanny the Right Way

By A New England Nanny 22 0

Hiring someone to care for your loved ones is the most important decision a parent can make. Therefore, it’s crucial to leave no detail to chance, and that includes the interview process. When it comes to someone who will be working in your home with your family, you need to ensure you are interviewing a […]

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What to Look for in an After-School Nanny

By A New England Nanny 13 0

As parents prepare for the school year to start up again very soon, many will be hiring an after-school nanny, or adjusting their current nanny’s hours as the children get back on their school’s schedule. We wanted to share this great article from our payroll partner GTM Payroll Services to help families who need a […]

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Hiring a Nanny Online? Know the Risks

By A New England Nanny 27 0

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published the results of their investigation into the vetting and screening of caregivers on Care.com. The probe revealed that “in about nine instances over the past six years, caregivers in the U.S. who had police records were listed on Care.com and later were accused of committing crimes while caring for customers’ […]

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Do You Know About Lulu and Leo’s Law?

By A New England Nanny 24 0

Many of us remember the horrific story from 2012, when a nanny in New York City murdered two of the children she was watching. It was later discovered that the nanny had falsified information on her application to become the family’s caregiver, and didn’t have any actual experience caring for children. This event led to […]

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Should You Hire a Mature Nanny?

By A New England Nanny 16 0

Often when people think of nannies or other child care providers, images of younger women come to mind. This could be mainly due to the media coverage when a celebrity’s nanny is in the news, as those nannies are usually younger, or at most approaching middle-age. But nannying is a career, and many have been […]

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What Can Families Learn from this Household Employment Survey?

By A New England Nanny 17 0

GTM Payroll Services recently conducted a survey of household employers and nannies, covering a wide range of topics, including legal pay, benefits, personal preferences, online job sites, and more. We are sharing the results of their household employment survey to help families hire and retain the best nannies and other household employees. From GTM.com: Nannies […]

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