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Posting A Job: Do's and Don'ts

To help make things quick and easy, here are some proven job post do's and don'ts.

Do:

  • Write a catchy title
  • Specify the days and hours you need
  • Say how long the job will last (day, summer, year, etc.)

Don't:

  • Be vague when describing what you want
  • Be afraid to describe your particular situation and ideal candidate. Being honest helps weed out people who wouldn't be a good fit to begin with, so you actually save time screening applicants.
  • Expect the first applicant to be the best fit. Give your job post a few days to attract the best caregivers for you.

So, ready to simplify your summer care search? Post a job! Most members who follow our do's and don'ts start getting replies the first day.

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