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Hiring a temp nanny

Hiring a temp nanny

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 […]

Soft Skills: what are they?

Soft Skills: what are they?

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 […]

5 DELICIOUSLY HEALTHY SNACKS

5 DELICIOUSLY HEALTHY SNACKS

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. […]

CPR CERTIFIED

CPR CERTIFIED

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 […]

PREPARING FOR A NANNY INTERVIEW

PREPARING FOR A NANNY INTERVIEW

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 […]

WHAT ARE DBS CHECKS?

WHAT ARE DBS CHECKS?

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 […]

TIPS FOR HIRING HOUSEHOLD STAFF

TIPS FOR HIRING HOUSEHOLD STAFF

Every household is different, possessing its own unique strengths and quirks. While Roses & Robins is there to help you every step of the way in the hiring process, there are some points to consider once you’ve found someone who suits you and your family’s needs. Create An Official Contract While this may seem like […]

HAPPY EASTER – DECORATIVE EGGS

HAPPY EASTER – DECORATIVE EGGS

When it comes to celebrating Easter, decorated eggs are a must for many families. From crayons, to paint to stickers, there are no limits or rules when it comes to egg decoration. If you’re eager to try something different, Roses & Robins knows just the thing.  This Easter, we recommend creating egg dye from all-natural […]