Hiring a Nanny

How to Do Background Checks on a Nanny

You may want to run a background check on your potential Nanny. Here's how...

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 1: WHAT do I want, WHAT can I expect and WHAT will it cost me?

Based on the feedback of its membership of over 5,000 families strong, the Park Slope Parents Guide to Hiring a Nanny is an amalgamation of best-practices, insights and honest expressions culled from years of experience by a diverse group of parents who have all been where you are now.

 

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 2: WHERE can you find Mary Poppins?

This section covers the search process including where to look for a nanny, how to write and post an effective ad and narrowing down the initial candidates

 

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 3: WHO’s it going to be?

This section talks you through all you need to know about interviewing nanny candidates on the references.

 

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 4: HOW can we seal the deal?

This section talks you through making a final decision, final offer, and orienting your new nanny.

 

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 5: HOW can I make this a great working relationship?

Learn about doing doing due diligence and the precautions you need to take - both before you hire and on the job.

 

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The 2011 PSP Guide to Hiring a Nanny

Hiring a Nanny? Here is the 2011  PSP Guide to Hiring a Nanny. Look for the 2013 guide to come out after we compile the data from this year's Nanny Compensation Survey!

 

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PSP Statement about Hiring Nannies

A few words to remind you about what due dilligence you need to take when hiring your Nanny.

 

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Hiring A Male Babysitter (or Manny)

The pros and cons of hiring a male babysitter...

 

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The Park Slope Parents Nanny Work Agreement

Park Slope Parents strongly advises that parents hiring a Nanny should implelement a Work Agreement in their Nanny arrangement.  Having a Work Agreement can save a lot of trouble that could have been avoided and is useful not just for you as an employer but your Nanny as an employee. Our Nanny Survey data reveals that one of the main things parents wish they had done differenty was to have some kind of written agreement with their caregiver.  Here, Park Slope Parents talks you through what your Work Agreement needs.

 

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Important Info to Exchange with Your Nanny/Babysitter

Important information that could make a difference in an emergency.

 

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Part 5: Safety Reminders, Background Checks, the Nanny Cam and Words of Caution

Learn about doing doing due diligence and the precautions you need to take - both before you hire and on the job.

 

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Important Reminder: Nanny Update

An important email PSP sent to members on January 19, 2014 about recent trouble we've experienced with nannies in Park Slope.

 

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FAQs About Hiring a Nanny

You are about to start looking for a nanny. But then you realize, when should I start looking for a nanny? And how? And where? PSP has the answers to your questions about getting started on the hiring process.

 

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How to Search for a Nanny on PSP Classifieds

Looking for a nanny and wanting to find an easier way to browse recommendations on the Park Slope Parents (PSP) Classifieds? Harness the power of the Yahoo! search functions to help you narrow down the posts to ones that are relevant to you. This article explains the steps to take.

 

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