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Further Study – Is It For You?

Further Study – Is It For You?

New guidelines from the Department of Education are that the minimum qualification for all “In-Home Carers” have a Certificate 3 in Early childhood Education and care for any rebated care roles. 

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Referrals- why not use them?

Referrals- why not use them?

One of the best avenues that is generally forgotten is the good old ‘it’s not what know, it’s who you know’ theory. Word of mouth or referrals are one of the most underused resource an applicant has... however, used correctly can maximise your opportunities greatly. 

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Is your Social Media Job-Ready?

Is your Social Media Job-Ready?

In a time where we are often online 24/7 with several platforms to get news, communicate with friends and colleagues and to share information, the question of our online presentation is almost as important as our actual real presence.

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New In-Home Childcare Guidelines

New In-Home Childcare Guidelines

As we approach the end of the financial year we are prompting our Nannies to be aware of some Government-based changes that will potentially affect them.

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It’s our 30th anniversary!

It’s our 30th anniversary!

My thirteen years as a teacher, along with having my own child, pointed me towards the guiding principle of keeping children safe, happy and healthy – a principal that remains unchanged all these years later.

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Overhaul your Resume - The importance of a good CV!!

Overhaul your Resume - The importance of a good CV!!

The first impression any new employer will have is your resume. And of course you want the first impression to be a good one.

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The importance of asking the RIGHT questions

The importance of asking the RIGHT questions

Asking questions throughout your whole placement process is crucial for ensuring you understand everything you need.

Here are some important questions to ask to be successful in your role!

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Interviewing the Children

Interviewing the Children

As a Nanny, it is important that you keep up to date with the growing interests of the children you care for.

When interviewing with a family, if the children are present during the interview, it can be an ideal opportunity for you to ask the children some questions about themselves and get to know them.

 

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5 ways to calm your nerves before your job interview

5 ways to calm your nerves before your job interview

Job interviews can be a daunting experience and can leave you feeling very stressed and anxious. Of course, you want to do your best and impress the interviewer with your skills and attributes without letting your nerves take the better of you.

Following these simple steps will help you boost your confidence levels in preparation for your interview.

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Ongoing Education – maintaining your Work related Skills and Professional Development

Ongoing Education – maintaining your Work related Skills and Professional Development

Did you know that Placement Solutions facilitates courses specialised for the Nanny Industry via our alignment with registered Training Organisation Nurture Training College - (RTO 22613)? Read on for more information...

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