As we continue, we’ll discuss Getting the Responses.
“The most frustrating part of the job search is applying for a position you are perfect for, waiting anxiously for a response and then getting nothing but silence in return. Care.com is a great resource for finding that ideal job. There are lots of posted opportunities and lots of people looking for work. But believe it or not, most jobs on Care.com get about 40-50 applicants, and it’s easy for families to get overwhelmed by great candidates. So how do you stand out from the crowd?
What do the parents have to say when selecting which nannies to pursue? A Care.com employee and mom found out for herself, what sets a nanny apart from others.
Still not getting the responses? A picture is worth a thousand words, or in the case of a job search, a few responses. Your picture may be hurting you. Always use caution with what you post on Facebook. Potential employers do look at profiles, and make sure to Google yourself to see what comes up, so there are no surprises.
Your responses to inquiries are equally important. What you say and how you say it can make or break a potential job interview.
You’ve succeeded in getting some interviews set up and your meeting with families. Next week we’ll discuss successful interviewing tips and strategies, what to do when you get the job, and the most important aspect of any nanny / family relationship … The Work Agreement.
By Kellie Geres
Regarding Nannies Development Team
Care.com content used with permission.