Have You Ever Hung Up Flyers to Find Babysitting or Nanny Jobs?

I have seen more and more babysitting and nanny jobs advertised on homemade flyers posted on a bulletin board at the children’s library in the town I work in. I personally like that nanny agency staff ask parents and nannies essential questions to help determine if the nanny and family might be a good fit. There […]

Change Your Attitude Before You Change Your Job

Do the Work First, Then the Money Will Follow There are Five Job Seekers for Every Job OpeningFrom The Money Classby Suze Orman Great nannies wear many hats at their jobs including, but not limited to: childcare worker, tutor, nutritionist, and personal assistant. The best nannies are willing to pitch-in beyond just basic childcare duties to help the […]

When Was the Last Time You Updated Your Resume?

You Never Know When an Opportunity May Come Knocking on Your Door Nanny agencies always tell me to update my resume every six-months. But, who really does that? Since I am happily employed, I am not looking for a new nanny job. I have a full-time nanny job and since I work such long hours each week, I seldom even […]

The More Exposure the Better!

Safety Concerns Finding Nanny Jobs on Social Media Web Sites We have been discussing taking your nanny job search into the new technological age. We highly recommend using social networks to help with your job search. When looking for jobs the more exposure the better! If you have a MySpace page or use Facebook you […]

Making a Web Site for Your Nanny Resume

Marketing Yourself for a Great Nanny Job in a Tough EconomyWe have been discussing how to find a nanny job in a tough economy. Now that more nannies use nanny web sites to find nanny jobs than any other method it’s time for job seekers to use the Internet to market themselves. This week we […]

How to Use Facebook to Find a Nanny Job

Thinking Outside of the Box to Find a Nanny Job The biggest social media tool is Facebook. Facebook allows you to connect with friends in a more relaxed setting than LinkedIn. It also allows you to follow the nanny industry businesses you prefer. You can utilize your Facebook account much like your Twitter and LinkedIn […]

How to Find a Nanny Job Using Twitter

With New Technology Comes New Ways to Find Nanny Jobs Twitter has surprisingly emerged as a great way to network and continue your job hunt. Although Twitter messages are limited to 140 characters per “tweet” that’s enough space for nanny agencies and nanny web sites to advertise a nanny job. When opening a Twitter account […]

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Other Social Networks

Weekly Trip to the Library For two weeks we discussed many ways for nannies to market themselves and to find a great job even in a tough economy. Click here to see the start the series. The October, 2010 Be the Best Nanny Newsletter survey shows that nannies find jobs on nanny web sites more […]

Safety Concerns Using Nanny Web Sites

Use Precaution When Finding Nanny Jobs Online The Be the Best Nanny Newsletter October 2010 survey shows that more nannies are using nanny web sites to find jobs than any other method. While nanny web sites are an extremely convenient, inexpensive, and efficient way to help nannies find great jobs you must use caution when […]

Nannies Use Web Sites to Find Jobs More Than Any Other Method

First Questions Nannies Should Ask Parents in an Email Interview Now that nannies are using nanny web sites more than any other method to find jobs (click here for poll results) it’s likely they will make their first impression with potential employers in an email. Just like potential nannies should ask the parents open ended […]