Great Questions to Ask in A Nanny Interview
My Nanny Interview Journey
In my search for a nanny for the kiddos, I thought I should document my journey and in the process share some helpful tips that I have learned along the way. The truth is special attention should be given to a child’s care, and vetting every candidate for employment is of utmost importance. Maybe I watch too many Investigation discovery shows but I can be very paranoid. Similarly, if you have anxiety about letting a stranger into your home, please have no fear ( okay fear a little, relax a lot). Follow these simple steps.
First, set up a rundown of things to ask in your nanny interview. Of course, Obligations and duties vary in nanny positions so ensure you comprehend what is normal in this specific babysitter arrangement.
No doubt, a decent nanny will invest energy in getting some information about the extent of the employment, the family, the kids etc. Making the right child care inquiries demonstrates steadfastness, organization and a promise to being a nanny. Of course, you likewise need to see whether the nanny employment is a decent potential match for the nanny too.
Notwithstanding asking the right questions, the nanny interview is a chance for you to answer any questions the nanny might have. Also, you should prepare to answer the potential nanny’s questions as well. Remember, this is an interview for you too. In addition, read my post about parenting styles to help you prepare.
Use questions asked during the nanny interview to make a list of important follow-up questions or notes. Presumably, you should have a bunch of important questions to ask.
Furthermore, the details about your requirements should be specific. Still, If any question or answer is unclear to you, do not be afraid to ask for clarification.
For all these reasons, I have compiled some important questions you need to ask your nanny before considering employment. But remember this is not a fool-proof list, and you should modify based on your requirements.
Nonetheless, in your meeting, it is adequate to approach the nanny for references and before you acknowledge a nanny employment you ought to check the nanny’s references.
Approach graciously for the names and numbers of past employers, references and so on and confirm that references have been notified of possible contact. It is imperative to know as much as possible about the individual if you will be living and working intimately with them.
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