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How to Get First Aid and CPR Training

Earning a first aid and CPR certification will prepare you for emergencies and make you a better caregiver. It's not fun to think about emergencies. But as much as you hope they'll never happen, you do have to be prepared. CPR and first aid are things that everyone... more

8 Tips for Writing a Must-Read Care.com Profile

Fill in the bio section of your Care.com profile with information that will land you a job. The bio section of your profile on Care.com can be your biggest selling point -- or end up costing you a job. But when you sit down to fill it in, it... more

How to Start a Tutoring Business

Get your new tutoring company off the ground with these 10 tips.     “Tutoring is a $6 to $8 billion industry,” says Eric Clark, president-elect of the National Tutoring Association. Start a tutoring business and a piece of that lucrative pie could be yours. But how do you... more

4 Reasons to Become a Care.com Premium Provider

Ready to take your job search to the next level? Invest in a premium provider membership. As a basic provider, you know there are plenty of tools available to personalize your Care.com experience. You can tell us your schedule and when you're available for work. You can add... more

Preparing for the First Tutoring Session: A Guide for Students, Parents and Tutors

Whether you hire a private tutor or work with a tutoring center, make the most out of the first tutoring session with some preparation. Tutors go beyond helping your child keep up with course work or gaining an academic advantage. A good tutor will motivate a student to learn and... more

How to Become a Successful Tutor

Learn how to improve your tutoring business, market your services and get tutoring jobs. Tutoring can be a fulfilling and lucrative job for people with a knack for helping kids learn. But how do you go from performing occasional homework help to getting paid as a knowledgeable and successful private... more

14 Profile Pictures You Should NEVER Use

Trying to add an image to your Care.com profile? Here are the types of photos you should avoid. When you're applying to jobs on Care.com, what's one of the most important things to have on your profile? A great profile picture! In fact, you're more... more

Tutoring Certifications 101

Why getting certified as a tutor will help you find clients. You have a degree, the latest supplies, and you've spent hundreds of dollars in advertising. You know you're the best tutor. So why do you need more certification? We'll tell you why: Because the people who... more