November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to celebrate the work and support that caregivers give their families. The month was officially recognized in the late 90s by President Clinton. Since then, each president has issued an annual proclamation honoring family caregivers in November.
Chicago is a wonderful nanny-friendly city. There are plenty of families in every neighborhood and tons of kid-friendly activities that nannies can enjoy with their charges. If you’re on the hunt for a new family in Chicago, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the process. That’s why we’re sharing a few tips to help prepare you before you start your next job hunt!
1. Make sure your resume is up-to-date
Some nannies may not revise their resume very often, especially if they’re employed by a family for a long time. And that’s okay!
To update your resume, be sure to:
Good evening everyone!
When I first moved to Chicago, I knew that my two main priorities were (1) finding an apartment and (2) finding a job. I also knew that I wanted to begin my nanny career in this Windy City and didn't know where to start or what would be important to keep in mind before I even got started. If you're looking for a way to "re-brand" yourself or brand yourself in general, then this Nanny Tip of the Week is what you need to read! Check out the tips below to get you started and to learn to brand yourself effectively!
Hello fellow nannies!
This week's "Nanny Tip of the Week" is in regards to the question every nanny has gotten asked at some point: "What do you charge?" Whether you are a seasoned nanny or new to nannying professionally, here are a couple of helpful hints to consider when you are trying to decide what to charge for your services: