If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last 10 years, chances are you have an online presence. On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or one of the multitudes of platforms available these days for social media. It’s a great idea to check out your public social presence when you are in process of seeking a new role. I recommend using a device you don’t … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au Pairs: Clean up your Online Profiles
Sitters4U has a new au pair position available immediately with our family client based in NorthCliff, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional tertiary educated day time weekend au pair who is a non smoker and has at least 5 years of experience working with infants and toddlers to take care of their 2 children aged 4 and 2 years old, the family is also … Continue reading Long Term Weekend Au pair Required in Northcliff, Johannesburg
Sitters4U has a new night nurse position available immediately with our family client based in NorthCliff, Johannesburg. The client is seeking a professional tertiary educated night nurse who is a non smoker and has at least 5 years of experience working with infants to take care of the families child during the night, who is currently aged 16 months old. The family is also expecting … Continue reading Weekend Night Nurse Required in NorthCliff, Johannesburg
No matter what sort of job you are interviewing for, in any industry, its easy to stress out and become tense without even realizing its happening. Au pair interviews can be even more so. Parents are generally used to doing interviews. They are usually also quite nervous and a lot of the time don’t even know what to ask. At Sitters4U we provide clients with … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: Breathe and Relax
So you get to your interview and if you have been following our weekly interview tips, you arrived on time, your CV looks dreamy, your stellar file puts grandma’s scrap-booking skills to shame, you are dressed presentably and comfortably. Then there is that awkward moment when you realise that the kids will be making up a large part of the interview. It’s fairly daunting meeting … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: Get Involved
What Au pair Wannabe’s Should Know: Many young people go through a time in their lives where they are easily attracted to the life of being an au pair because from the outside it looks like easy money. “I’ll just be looking after a couple of kids. No problem!” But is this what au pairing really is about, or do we need to re-educate society … Continue reading Au Pairing: Is it for Everyone?
Like a girl guide, your motto should be ‘Be Prepared’. If you have been an au pair for a while now, you should have built up a stellar file of activities and information by now. In an interview its essential. The more information and ‘show-and-tell material’ you have available to you to provide the family, the more professional you will appear and the better your … Continue reading Interview Tips for Au pairs: Be Prepared