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Are you trying to decide between a Nanny or an Aupair ? Or do you think they are the same thing? The terms nanny and au pair are often used interchangeably however there are several differences between the two and it's worth taking a moment to differentiate.   The Au Pair   An au pair is usually between the ages of 18 and 24 and will typically come from overseas in the form of a cultural exchange. They live with...
Would you like more job offers? Maybe you’re missing out on this easy way to improve your resume !   Adding a photograph to your CV is a good opportunity to provide a first impression of yourself as a professional and presentable member of staff, and a good way to help a recruiter remember your application. In this blog post we have two quick ways to use photos that may improve your job application success rate....
Popular worldwide, governor and governess jobs tend to be focused on the education, behaviour and general upbringing of the charge(s).   However, a new job as an international governor or governess , can come in many shapes and sizes. Here are some solid tips to keep things moving along through your trial week and beyond.   1.Be smiley and positive A simple tip to start, but this really is essential. No parent...
The interview techniques to guarantee you put your best foot forward 1. Dress smartly and look presentable When interviewing with an agency or a potential employer, it is often a good idea to imagine you’re on your first day at work. Even when sitting in for a Skype interview, you want to show the other party your own professionalism and how presentable you can be. If you work as a nanny or governor/governess for a wealthy...
How do I write a CV that gives me the best chance of a good job in childcare or education? 1.  Include photos of you at work - good ones! When families or recruiters look at your résumé, it is a lot easier for them to picture you in the role you are applying for if you can provide photographs of yourself at work. It is a great opportunity to show an employer that you are both presentable and...