Interview tips for pet sitters

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7 interview questions to ask a potential pet sitter

Whether you’re going on a quick weekend getaway or an international adventure, finding a trustworthy pet sitter is a crucial part of planning your trip. Leaving your pet in the care of a stranger can be stressful, but finding the right pet sitter will allow you to enjoy your time... more

Pet sitting insurance: Benefits, policies and costs

If you’re making a living as a pet sitter, there are certain things you need to do to prove you’re the real deal and a professional who takes your job seriously. Launching a website, securing good advertising and having positive customer reviews may come to mind, but even more important... more

How to Dress for an Interview

Outfit do's and don'ts when you're interviewing for a job as a nanny, babysitter, tutor, pet sitter, housekeeper, senior care aide, etc. While a well-tailored suit and button-down are expected attire when applying for a job at an investment bank, it’s not the norm when applying for... more

6 Things You Should NEVER Do During an Interview

Get a job with these helpful interview tips from experts. Whether you're talking to a family about a possible nanny job or meeting with a cleaning company to become a housekeeper, job interviews can be nerve-wracking. But keeping in mind some basic etiquette will go a long way in... more

How to interview for pet care jobs

It's time to meet the "pet parents." Are you ready to answer every question they'll throw at you?   Start off on the right foot with pets and their owners (or nowadays, "pet parents"), and everyone will live happily ever after. Interview the Pet "Parents" Before you agree... more

9 Oddest Interview Questions Ever

Preparing for an interview as a nanny, babysitter or other caregiver? Here's how to answer offbeat questions. You're sitting in a job interview, trying not to sweat through your favorite shirt, eager to make a good impression. You think you're ready for anything a family or company... more

5 Ways to Ace a Video Interview

Tips to ace a video interview for a caregiving job.       You love being a caregiver be it for the youngest, oldest or furriest of family members. Your profile is perfect and posted, and then you get the interview! But your potential employer throws you for a loop... more