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6 Signs You Need A New Job

Whether you're a nanny, babysitter or other type of caregiver, here are red flags you may need to look for a new job. Too often, people miss the signs their job may be in jeopardy. Here are six tell-tale signs it’s time to start looking for your next nanny... more

5 Reasons You Didn't Get The Job

What's standing in your way of getting hired? When you're a nanny, babysitter, pet sitter, housekeeper, or other type of caregiver, finding the right job and right family involves so many factors, many of which are simply out of your control. "This job is an intimate one, and... more

10 Career Tips From Career Nannies

Learn from the nanny pros! Here's advice on everything from finding the right job to communicating with families. Being a nanny is no small job. It’s even more complicated when you're faced with the prospect of keeping up with the demanding competition. And there are a lot of... more

7 Common Tax Time Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

Eliminating errors will keep more money in your pocket during tax time. Small business ownership and tax expertise do not necessarily go hand-in-hand. And that’s OK -- as a care professional, your foremost focus should be on providing the best possible services and growing your business from the bottom up. But... more

5 Qualities To Look For When Hiring A Nanny

You're on the hunt for a new nanny. Great! The relationship between a family and their nanny is one that can be quite rewarding. But not all nannies are created equal. What does your family need? Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, authors of The Nanny Diaries, suggest finding someone... more

6 Common Playdate Problems

When planning child meet-ups, here are strategies to handle everything from fun to friction.Playdates have a pivotal role in your children's social and physical development. They give kids (and parents) the opportunity to open up, try different things and meet new people. But like any other social gathering, playdates... more

9 Tips For Managing A College Nanny

When you hire a college student to be your nanny or babysitter, consider these factors. Flexible schedules, youthful energy, the ability to multitask -- there are so many reasons to hire a college student. And on Care.com, you can even search for caregivers based on where they go (or went... more

8 Great Lead Gen Strategies To Start Right Now

Market close to intent and attract the right clients to your small business. For small caregiving businesses such as nannying or housekeeping, warm leads are like gold -- and generating those leads is critical to a company’s success. Traditionally, leads have come from cold calls, referral systems and trade shows. But... more