With the school summer holidays being a good few weeks, it can be difficult to organise your schedule to make sure that your children are properly cared for. If both parents have full-time jobs, childcare can become a challenge since children need to be looked after and entertained during the daytime. This is where a temp nanny comes in very handy. The entire focus of the temp nanny will be ensuring that… Read More

The term “soft skills” is relatively new but the concept itself has been around since the beginning of time. Soft skills are employee personality and character traits that help to ensure success in the workplace. A good set of soft skills is vital for progress in your career and have a good relationship with your employers and clients. Soft skills can be interpersonal skills, social skills or even transferable skills that relate to the way in which you interact with others and manage your professional life…. Read More

Snacking – something we’re all guilty of. Crisps here, some chocolate there – and suddenly that ultra-healthy dinner you’ve been preparing doesn’t seem to appetising anymore. As avid snackers ourselves, we’ve done a bit of research and put together a fantastic list of tasty (and healthy!) snack ideas for taste buds of all ages.  1. Baked Sweet Potato Chips Let’s be honest, is there anyone out there who doesn’t like perfectly salted… Read More

Being CPR Certified is one of the most important qualifications any employee can possess. It indicates to employers, in private homes and professional establishments, that an individual has the knowledge of life-saving techniques. When it comes to working as a nanny, having a CPR certificate is essential and almost always mandatory. What Is CPR? In instances where an individual can’t breathe, the heart’s blood flow stops and oxygen to the brain is… Read More

Types Of Interviews The interview process for nannies varies depending on the job. Sometimes taking a position means relocating to a new city or even country. For this reason, there are different types of interviews to consider when applying to become a nanny.  Face-To-Face The first and most popular interview style is face-to-face. It’s extremely common for nannies to visit the family’s home or nearby café when meeting a member of the… Read More

What Are DBS Checks? DBS stands for the Disclosure and Barring services and referred to as a background check. They’re an essential part of the recruitment process and allow employers to make safer hiring decisions, particularly in fields involving children. How They Help Individuals who have undergone a DBS check permits employers to look at the work and personal records of an individual, such as criminal records. This ensures that only well-suited… Read More