Rather than placing a random ad in the newspaper or online, consider working with a well-known business to find nannies for hire. You will get a wide mixture of applicants to sift through when you look on your own. Not only is this time consuming, but there may be important issues with someone you overlook by accident. You can’t be too careful when it comes to your kids. Working with an agency with a great reputation can save you time. It will also help you to find the best applicants for your needs. They carefully screen all nannies for hire including credentials, references, a background check, and other factors. Talk to them directly to see what all they look at before they deem someone as being qualified to offer such services. Your Assessment Matching your needs to the best nannies for hire is a big part of why such agencies are so successful. On one end, they have evaluated those who you can potentially hire and scrutinised all aspects of what they offer before they put them on a list. Next, they will go through an assessment with you to determine what you need. How many children do you have? What are their ages? How many days per week and hours of service do you need someone? Are there extra duties you are interested in them completing and if so, what are they? What type of wages and other benefits are you able to offer to them? Will they live on site or need to have their own residence? As you answer this information, they can give you a pool of nannies for hire that fit your needs. This will save you time as everyone you review or interview will be able to offer what you are after. The number of qualified people who fit your needs will depend on what you are looking for. Since the background and other details are already done for you, the process is faster. Interviews You can review the details of them and set up interviews. This gives you a chance to meet the nannies for hire face to face and talk to them. Find out information about them, communication style, and ask them a list of questions. Give them a chance to share what they are looking for and to ask you questions as well. Based on those interviews, you can narrow it down to a few that really stand out. It is a good idea to set up second interviews with them. This could be at your home so they can see the place and even meet your children. It is always a good idea to see how nannies for hire interact with your kids and how your children respond to their presence before you hire them. Hiring Process With the help of the 3rd party involved, you can share who you would like to hire and extend an offer to them. This agency can help you to get your contract written and legally covering all of the bases so nothing slips through the cracks. They can explain to you how pension and taxes work so you don’t overlook those important aspects. They can also assist you with payroll set up for your nanny if you need it. Their goal is to ensure you get the right fit for your household needs and to encourage a long term relationship. They also want to make sure you fully understand your legal obligations and how to best meet them. You don’t have to discover the hard way that something wasn’t set up correctly from the start.