Employer & employee relationships

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🤔 What are your favorite activities to do on the first day with a new family? 🤔

Last week we asked you "What do you wish parents knew about your job?" and you had so many great answers!  This week our question is: What are your favorite activities to do on the first day with a new family? 

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They just stop responding, and I am so exhausted and frustrated from it. I want to cry!

In the past month 3 separate people searching for care have told me they were VERY interested and I met one, I even went out of my way to tell her all the extra things I would help with, I was very flexible and she seemed %100 ON BOARD with using... more

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How Can I Attract More Parents?

Hey Care.com Team. I am a current college student with zero funds and I am hoping to get a job in the babysitting field. I have 3 years experience working with kids and I believe I am everything parents ask for in a babysitter, but yet, I've only... more

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Babysitter vs. Part-time nanny for temporary job

If I am looking to hire someone for temporary help only—a one-time period, 16 hours a week (two 8-hour days), for a 16 week period—while I work from home, would that fall under "babysitter" or "part-time nanny"? 

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How much should I pay my sitter for an overnight?

How to land your first babysitting job

Back when I was a preteen, I started babysitting by watching my younger cousins so my aunt and uncle could enjoy a few much-needed date nights. Eventually, I became hopeful for regular work and I took a shot in the dark, making some flyers about my babysitting service and putting... more

Follow this checklist for your nanny’s first day on the job

Once you’ve found the perfect nanny for your family, you know it. It’s an exciting time, and sometimes important tasks can get lost in the mix. It’s easy enough to remember background checks and pay negotiations, but have you explained all the specific rules, like screen time guidelines, or showed... more