10 Things you need to know before you hire a nanny or caregiver…

Employers of  nannies or caregivers should have realistic expectations when considering having a nanny or caregiver work in their home.   We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 things you should know before you hire a nanny or caregiver.    1.   Not all nannies and caregivers are created equal. Just like all people, nannies […]

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Caregivers and Nannies who do what they love…

Do what you love and the money will follow… Caregiver jobs aren’t just about $ money… In a recent job posting, we had an applicant respond with no name and the following message: “all that work for $10.56 per hour….you got to be kidding.” Here’s a paraphrased response to that comment: Dear Candidate Applicant; Thank-you for your response […]

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Steps to Hiring a Foreign Live In Caregiver – Canadian Caregivers® makes it easy

Having a Nanny or live-in caregiver can be a rich and rewarding experience for the family, the cared for recipients and the caregivers themselves. But, often times, families and caregivers not aware of all the rules, regulations, employment standards and legislation governing employers and caregivers alike, when having to hire a Foreign Worker, whether they […]

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Au Pairs – The next big trend in Canada?

Hiring a Live-In Nanny these days has become quite a challenge; Wages, taxes and benefit costs have risen more than 50% in the past 5 years; the government has significantly increased the processing time and requirements, while approving the flow of incoming workers to a trickle. In addition, new legislation and regulations introduced in the […]

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