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Realistic Expectations when Hiring a Live-In Caregiver

            Check out our top 7 tips for realistic expectations when you hire a Live-In Caregiver. Acknowledge that your nanny has arrived in Canada for the first time. You will need to teach her everything she is required to do, from how to use the washing machine to what to […]

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How to be a great Nanny employer!

  How to be a great Nanny Employer! It’s a nanny’s world out there meaning that if you find a good nanny – hold on to her! 1.) Follow provincial labour standards with regards to hourly pay rate, overtime, vacation time etc. This is so simple and is yet the number one issue of contention between […]

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Raising Global Children

Advantages to hiring a live in nanny or caregiver: There are many advantages to hiring a live-in nanny: the flexibility in work hours, the reliability, and the consistency of your children being able to stay in their own home with someone they are familiar and comfortable with. One major benefit, which is often overlooked, is […]

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How to Keep a Good Nanny

Tips for employing a nanny or caregiver: Many parents find it challenging to hire the perfect nanny to fit in with their family. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to make the effort of maintaining a positive work relationship once you finally find the perfect one! The following tips can help families/employers strengthen the nanny’s […]

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Benefits of Hiring a Live-in Caregiver

Flexibility: Experienced and qualified nannies give families the luxury of flexibility. They know their children are taken care of by a dependable and reliable caregiver. The convenience of having a live-in nanny is that her commute is less than 5 seconds! They are there for those morning rushes that you need to get ready for […]

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Canada’s Critical Caregiver Shortage

There has never been an abundance of local live-in nannies, but until recently, there was at least, a good flow of live-in caregivers. A local live-in nanny might be a caregiver who has completed 1 year of work who decides to work with another family. Or, this nanny may have been terminated due to financial […]

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Hiring Credit for Small Business in 2012

Happy New Year! Here is an exciting update to share with small business employers: The 2011 Federal Budget created a Hiring Credit for Small Business (HCSB), a one-time credit intended to stimulate new employment and support small businesses. The HCSB gives small businesses relief from the employer’s share of Employment Insurance (EI) premiums paid in […]

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Canada’s New Caregiver Policy Raises Industry Concern

By Thandi Fletcher, Postmedia News December 15, 2011 OTTAWA — The federal government is making it easier for foreign live-in caregivers to stay in the country once their contract is up, but an industry leader is warning the new policy could cause a serious caregiver shortage. Immigrants with live-in caregiver visas will now be able […]

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Tips for Being a Good Employer

What ways can people be better employers to a nanny or caregiver? As an employer, we always have expectations of our employees, for example: be punctual, be hard-working, and be reliable; but what about the other way around? In what ways can people be better employers? Ensuring a harmonious relationship with your caregiver does not […]

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Improving Communication with Your Caregiver

Best ways to communicate with your live in nanny caregiver The long-awaited arrival of your overseas nanny is an exciting addition to the family. But how do you ensure those feelings of bliss and relief continue, as your new caregiver begins his/her employment? Although many employers consider their caregiver a “member of the family”, the […]