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Further Study Is It For You?

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Studying a new course can be challenging, but if you haven’t studied formally for years, are working full-time, or have a family, it can seem even more overwhelming.

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Nanny Resource Box/Bag

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One of the best pieces of advice I can give to a Nanny starting in a new placement is to have a resource box or bag. No better way to impress a little one!

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Referrals- why not use them?

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Word of mouth or referrals for Nanny jobs is one of the most underused resources an applicant has, however, used correctly can maximise your opportunities greatly. 

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Dreaming big on the future of child care

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I’ve been ‘dreaming big’ about what child care could look like. What is ‘best practice’ when it comes to in-home care, or what could it be?

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Outsourcing is not a dirty word...

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As we juggle work, family life and our own personal commitments, perhaps it’s time to ask ourselves – what can WE outsource to make our lives more successful?

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Too much clutter, not enough time?

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Placement Solutions' Professional Organisers will come out and meet with you for a consultation during which they will run through exactly what you are looking for.

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Is your Social Media Job-Ready?

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This is even more important when working in Nannying and Household Management where trust, role modelling and confidentiality are of the utmost importance

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We Need to Talk About Au Pairs

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If there is one aspect of the in-home care industry that causes more ongoing confusion than anything else, it must be the distinction between au pairs and Nannies. 

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Expecting a baby? A Newborn Care Specialist can assist.

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A newborn care specialist will assist with organising your nursery and how to set it up properly to make sure your child is always safe, happy and healthy

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Maintaining your Professional Development

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The responsibility for maintaining your Professional competencies is yours, so please review this annually to stay compliant with the industry standards.

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