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How to write a babysitter resume that will get you the job [with resume template]

The goal of your resume is to make it easier for parents to hire you. No matter how many times you babysat in the past, your resume is often the first thing that prospective employers will see when deciding whether to hire you for their babysitting job. This is your opportunity to highlight the... more


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complain

Why the sitters delay their application at the last minute. I talked nearly 10 sitters and all of them postpone... It is really ridiculous. It is not professional


The right way to test out a new babysitter

So you’ve found a sitter who looks great on paper and aced your interview questions. Now the big question: How will they interact with your children?   One of the best ways to see how a new babysitter will handle your children — and how your children will respond to... more


What is an after-school nanny or sitter — and do you need one?

As a working mom of four (with one on the way), Megan Metzger and her husband have something of a secret weapon for juggling it all: their after-school nanny. The family’s nanny picks up their kids from three different schools, helps with their homework, gets dinner ready and tidies up... more


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gift of a babysitter?

Would it be weird to give someone the gift of a sitter from care?


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No call no show and no response. she I look for other care and how to tell her?

so I just hired a sitter for the middle of June. so she has been with us less than a month. on Tuesday of this week she texts me saying she cannot come in as she had a family emergency. of course I'm understanding of this, so I say... more


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


The right way to check references when hiring a new caregiver

So, you’ve found a caregiver you’re really excited about. They have a great resume, they aced their interview and now it’s time for one of the final steps before you offer them the gig: reference checks. Checking references may seem like a technicality when a candidate looks great on paper... more