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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


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


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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


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


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Can a babysitter charge to watch a 17 year old? My stepmom has 3 children which her babysitter watches but she send me to the library to spend my entire day. She claims its because the lady will charge extra to "watch" me (but she never actually asked).

I'm nearly a legal adult. Could the childrens babysitter really charge for that?


Interviewing babysitters: Here’s what every parent needs to ask

One of the most important parts of hiring a new babysitter is getting the chance to interview them about their qualifications. The word “interview” might sound intimidating to some people, but in reality, the interview is your chance to get to know a potential sitter on a deeper level —... more