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  • Thinking About Becoming an Au Pair in Australia? Here’s Everything You Will Need

    sophiemoran December 6, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Find out if you are eligible to apply for a visa and become an au pair in Australia.
  • 7 Ways To Keep Seniors Safe This Fall

    sophiemoran September 11, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Do you seniors in your life that might need your help this fall? Here are some great tips to help keep them safe as the cold weather creeps in.
  • Internet Safety For Kids

    The Care.com Team December 10, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    You supervise your children’s interactions in the real world, so why not online? The internet can be dangerous, so ensure you know about internet safety for kids.
  • Nanny Training Courses and Certifications

    The Care.com Team January 21, 2016 (1) Kommentar(e)
    There are a so many nanny training courses to help you boost your CV and nanny skills. Find out here which ones are the most sought after by parents.
  • 7 Biggest Babysitting No-Nos

    The Care.com Team January 15, 2016 (1) Kommentar(e)
    You were hired as a babysitter for one reason: trust. Stay away from these seven ‘babysitter sins’ to keep that trust — and keep your job.
  • Single-Sex Schools: The Pros And Cons

    The Care.com Team January 14, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Take a look at our pros and cons to help decide if your children would benefit more from attending single-sex schools or by having a mixed-gender education.
  • The Best White Lies Parents Tell Their Children

    The Care.com Team January 13, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We always tell children to tell the truth, but every parent is guilty of making up a few little white lies to make life easier! Here are some of our favourites!
  • The Sick Baby Survival Guide

    The Care.com Team January 12, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It can be scary when your little one feels under the weather – especially if you’ve not looked after a sick baby before. Here’s how to help them get better.
  • How To Ease Separation Anxiety In Babies

    The Care.com Team January 7, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Separation anxiety in babies is a normal part of growing up, but that doesn’t make it easy. Here’s how to make goodbyes a little easier for the both of you.
  • Raising a Confident Girl: Our 9 Top Tips

    The Care.com Team January 6, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How do you boost your daughter’s self esteem so she knows that she is smart, funny, kind – and beautiful? Here are our top tips to raising a confident girl.
  • How to Hold a Baby: 4 Top Methods

    The Care.com Team January 5, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Whether you’re wondering how to hold a baby of your own, or you want to feel less awkward when someone hands you theirs, here are four of the best methods.
  • 21 Ways To Thank Your Nanny

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Show your nanny how much you appreciate their work by following our list of 21 ideas.
  • “How Do I Tell My Boss I’m Pregnant?”

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    You’re pregnant – congratulations! Here, Care.com addresses the all important question for Nannies, “How do I tell my boss I’m pregnant?’
  • How to Become a Babysitter

    The Care.com Team December 23, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you wondering how to get a part-time babysitting job? Follow these 13 steps to find out how to become a great babysitter and land babysitting jobs.
  • What to Wear for an Interview as a Caregiver

    The Care.com Team December 15, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    How do you dress for an interview as a caregiver? Follow our basic dos and don’ts to land that job as as a nanny, babysitter, tutor or housekeeper etc.
  • Explore the World as an Au Pair!

    The Care.com Team February 17, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    All you need to know about being an au pair: what is an au pair, benefits of au pairing, how to become an au pair, how to find au pair jobs etc.
  • Writing the Perfect Caregiver Resume

    The Care.com Team June 18, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are some insider tips to writing the perfect caregiver resume to help you find your ideal care job.
  • 4 Tips for Finding a Travel Nanny Job

    The Care.com Team June 18, 2014 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Looking for jobs over the summer? If the thought of working in a new location appeals to you, why not consider searching for a travel nanny job.
  • 7 Steps to Quitting As A Caregiver

    The Care.com Team June 4, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Resigning from a job is never easy and quitting a caregiving job can be a little bit harder – here are 7 steps to quitting as a caregiver.
  • 6 Tips to Make Yourself More Hirable

    The Care.com Team June 4, 2014 (3) Kommentar(e)
    When applying for care jobs the most important tool is your Care.com profile – here are 6 tips to make yourself more hirable with your profile.
  • 4 Ways to Earn More On Care.com

    The Care.com Team June 4, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Sometimes with care jobs your wallet needs that little extra boost. If that’s the case then help is at hand! Here are 4 ways to earn more on Care.com.
  • 5 Steps to Asking for a Raise

    The Care.com Team June 4, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Giving your best in the care for others over time at the same rate could mean its time to ask review your pay. Here are 5 steps to asking for a raise.
  • 7 Ways to Maximize Your Downtime

    The Care.com Team May 7, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    During downtime moments it’s easy tolet the time just pass – we’ve put together 7 ways to maximize your downtime regardless of how busy your schedule is.
  • 7 Signs Your Profile Needs a Professional Makeover

    The Care.com Team April 4, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    First impressions count in the application process and your profile is critical to getting the job. Here are 7 signs your profile needs a professional makeover.
  • Top 10 Tips to Target Your Application

    The Care.com Team April 4, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What can you do to make your application to your ideal care job stand out? Here are our top 10 tips to target your application
  • Tips for Following Up Job Applications

    The Care.com Team April 4, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Applying for care jobs doesn’t with crafting a well developed application. Here are some useful tips for following up job applications after hitting send.
  • 8 Tips for Acing a Caregiver Job Interview

    The Care.com Team March 26, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We’ve gathered together tips from several leading career experts to help you ace your next caregiver job interview.
  • 4 Sensitive Wage Discussions You Might Need to Have As A Nanny

    The Care.com Team March 11, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    The working life of a nanny or caregiver can be unpredictable. Here are four potentially sensitive wage discussions and suggestions for solving them.
  • A New Year and a New Job

    The Care.com Team December 10, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Follow our 31 day plan to find a new job! With a tip each day, you can be on your way to a new job in just 31 days.
  • Nannies, Learn How To Earn Extra Money

    The Care.com Team December 10, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Earn extra money as a nanny or caregiver with these useful and effective Care.com tips. Boost your income!
  • Earn Some Extra Money: Babysitting During The Holidays

    The Care.com Team December 10, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Get hired this holiday season and earn some extra money! Follow these tips on finding a holiday babysitting job.
  • 8 Ways to Have a Professional Presence on Social Media

    The Care.com Team December 6, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Having a professional presence on social media is essential when you are job hunting. Here on 8 tips to help you clean up your social media presence!
  • Perfect Your Profile’s Spelling and Grammar

    The Care.com Team November 6, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Make your Care.com profile stand out with perfect spelling and grammar. Follow this spelling and grammar checklist to make your profile professional.
  • Get Help with the Homework Struggle

    The Care.com Team August 14, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Is there always a homework struggle after school? Care.com is here to help with 10 tips for sitters to banish the homework struggle.
  • Give Your Profile a Back-to-school Update

    The Care.com Team August 14, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    During this back-to-school season, many families are looking for after-school sitters or housekeepers. It’s time to dust-off your Care.com profile!
  • What You Should Bring to a Nanny Interview

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    The best thing you can do to make a great impression in a nanny interview is to prepare. Here are nanny interview tips to help you do so.
  • How to Interview for Senior Care Jobs

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s important to ask the right questions during a senior care interview, and have an in-depth conversation with any prospective employer about their expectations and needs before you accept a job.
  • How to Interview for Housekeeping Jobs

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are suggestions for things to ask during your housekeeping interview. Use them as discussion points to demonstrate how you are a great fit for the position and why they should hire you.
  • 8 Tips for Finding a Job Faster on Care.com

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2013 (10) Kommentar(e)
    At Care.com, we want to help you find a match as quickly as possible. Here are eight secrets for how to use Care.com to find a job fast.
  • Difficult Conversations with Your Employer

    The Care.com Team June 5, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you a nanny or caregiver facing a difficult situation on the job? Here are tips on how to handle 5 of the most common uncomfortable conversations.
  • How to Interview for Childcare Jobs

    The Care.com Team June 5, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    First impressions are crucial. While families are looking for the right fit, nannies and babysitters should come prepared with their own questions.
  • Which Skills Should I Include on My Babysitter Resume?

    The Care.com Team June 4, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Updating your resume can seem like a daunting task. Use this template to make sure you include the right qualifications, applying for a babysitting job.
  • Safety Checklist for Babysitters and Nannies

    The Care.com Team May 15, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Do you have a child care safety plan? A just-in-case checklist that nannies and babysitters can use for those child care emergencies.
  • What Character Traits Should a Babysitter or Nanny Have?

    The Care.com Team May 9, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 traits to what is quality child care. As a child care worker, use these questions to help apply for child care jobs.
  • 7 Great — and Free — Apps for Nannies

    The Care.com Team March 20, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Technology to the rescue! Keep track of kids, schedules, play dates and your life with these helpful smartphone apps.
  • Care Job Searching in the Age of the Internet

    The Care.com Team February 14, 2013 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Technology is constantly changing. So how can you compete if you’re not the most tech-savvy person? Here are some tips to help you find a great job.
  • Is Your Profile Picture Hurting Your Job Search?

    The Care.com Team February 4, 2013 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Are you not getting responses to the jobs you want? Here are tips on how to have a fantastic photo and make your profile stand out the right way.
  • 12 Ways to Get Families to Respond to You on Care.com

    The Care.com Team January 29, 2013 (4) Kommentar(e)
    Here are 12 ways to improve your caregiver profile, your application and your chances of landing that dream job on Care.com.
  • Childcare Jobs: 9 Ways to Get the Salary You Want

    The Care.com Team November 12, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Make sure your new childcare job provides you with both the right work experience and the salary you deserve.
  • What Families Should Include on an Emergency List

    The Care.com Team November 10, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    As a caregiver, it is your responsibility to be prepared for emergency situations. Here’s a guide for what should be included on an emergency list.
  • What to Have in Your Nanny Bag

    The Care.com Team October 9, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Every child carer can bring a little Mary Poppins with her, using this list of fun and helpful ideas. Here’s how you can always be prepared.
  • Make the Most of Your Care.com Profile

    The Care.com Team October 9, 2012 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Get 5 tips to help you increase your job search success rate by making sure your Care.com Canada profile is the best that it can be.
  • How to Promote Your Services

    The Care.com Team September 8, 2012 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Promote your services and follow these tips to put your Care.com profile front and centre, so families can find you.