Find a Babysitter or Babysitting Jobs on Craigslist

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How to find Babysitter or Babysitting jobs on Craigslist?

Craigslist is not only for selling and buying the product. It also provides some necessary services such as ‘Babysitting’. With the help of craigslist.com, the user can get a list of babysitters as per various areas. Following are some instruction that user should keep in mind before hiring babysitting facility.

1) First, you should go to the Craigslist.com and find the city as per your choice. The main page will show the list of which you have to select “community” and then “childcare” option from it. You will be able to find a list of babysitters and nannies.

2) Find suitable babysitter from advertisements or make own. The advertisement should not contain any personal details. You have to mention the age of the children, experience requirements, any special services you want or fluency in the particular language.

3) Mention own personality in the advertisement so that agencies can get an idea about your expectation. Quoted Lines make advertisement firm and stern such as “Sleeping on the job is strictly prohibited" and "Our kids are very active and we need someone who will be alert at all times”.

4) If you get any response, screen out them.  Before giving the response to any advertisement, it is advisable to investigate thoroughly. You may ask for at least references and ask babysitter about past clients experience with them. You may ask questions related to background, responsibility, tardiness and any unexplained absences.

5) You may also invite babysitter for a personal interview. You can ask about their work and experience. If you want housekeeping facility from them, it is better to inform from first.

6) If it is possible, arrange an interview in the presence of your children and observe her behavior with your children. If you satisfied with interview and behavior, you can go ahead.

7) Most important question is about salary. Before conducting an interview, you should keep in mind the range of hiring fees. Salary may be based on the experience she carries. Deal successfully by checking prevailing market rates.

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