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Finding the right nanny job for you can be a challenging task. That’s why this week we wanted to give you some expert tips on your nanny job search. What do the experts say about finding a job with them? Well, we spoke to 8 of our valued nanny recruitment experts from successful nanny and governess placement agencies and compiled these Top 10 expert tips on job hunting.  Read on to discover what the nanny and childcare...
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.   What is an 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....
  When preparing for your nanny  interview it's normal to feel a little stressed This will be unlike interviews for roles in other industries, and on top of that, you've got a whole family to impress! Luckily we've done the research and put together some information to help you prepare for your next nanny, governess or babysitting interview, as well as tips that will hopefully leave you feeling a bit more confident....
Working A Nanny Job in London ? The capital of the UK is known for being one of the most exciting, vibrant places in the world, full of points of entertainment and opportunity, for adults and children alike. What people probably don’t think about though, is how this makes it an amazing city to work in as a nanny . Below are some of the ‘must do’s for a nanny in London , seeking activities that cater for...
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....
Today's guest blog is from  Great British Nannies . So you’ve just touched down in a foreign country which perhaps you’ve never visited before.  Everything your eyes are seeing is new; perhaps you’re feeling a range of emotions you’ve never felt before.  All these changes are heightened by the fact that you are alone, and let’s face it; it’s a scary situation to be in!   I...
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...
All of the arts and crafts ideas below are easy to do, don't worry! They require no more than card, scissors, elastic, glue or tape and crayons or paints, and all look great on the wall (or on the child!) N.B. Some of these ideas have been designed with an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) environment in mind, and are intended for children who are studying or learning English.   A treasure map The...