Culture Shock – What To Expect When Working Overseas

Culture Shock – What To Expect When Working Overseas
Whilst experiencing everything a different cultural lifestyle has to offer is no doubt informative, exhilarating and eye-opening, it can be a little overwhelming to wrap your head around. We’ve pulled together a short list of the most important aspects of working in a significantly different cultural environment to assist you in your research into the way of life and contrasts that living and working internationally may bring.

Things To Avoid When Writing Your Nanny Resume

Things To Avoid When Writing Your Nanny Resume
Whether you are extensively experienced or just starting out, a clear, professional resume is essential to obtaining your dream role as a Nanny in any country. You may be looking at leaving a family you’ve been with for some time or getting back into the Nanny role after some time away but regardless of your reason, the selection process can be competitive. Whilst you want to stand out from the crowd, there are some creative tools you need to avoid, as well vocabulary and information to leave out.

Be The Best Nanny You Can Be

Be The Best Nanny You Can Be
In all career paths, everyone strives to be the best they can be at their chosen vocation, and Nannies are no different. It is a unique position; caring for someone else’s children as if they are your own, and does not come without it’s challenges, however the opportunities for career growth and progression are not dissimilar to other industries.

Social Media For Nannies – Who Is Looking At Your Feed

Social Media For Nannies – Who Is Looking At Your Feed
Social media is everywhere and it’s not exclusive to teenagers and families sharing photos with overseas relatives. Career professionals often have personal social media accounts and when your personal name is not affiliated with your business or workplace, these accounts can be fun and harmless. But when you’re easily found online under your own name (as this is how your potential employers know you) possible positions and career prospects can be jeopardised or even completely removed if your online presence is not favourable to your industry, or personality.

Nanny or Au pair?

Nanny or Au pair?

When looking to employ a Nanny or Au Pair, you may find yourself questioning the difference between the two roles. To some, the words are interchangeable, but to those who work in the industry and understand the complexities of both roles, the comparisons between a Nanny and an Au Pair are distinct and definitive.

Why Good Nannies Leave

Why Good Nannies Leave

You’ve found an amazing Nanny, she’s kind and cares for your children as if they are her own. She is helpful and understanding of the dynamics of your home and goes the extra mile without being asked. She’s part of your family……..so why did she just hand in her notice?

Superior Domestic Services Now Available

Superior Domestic Services Now Available
Your children are your most treasured responsibility. No matter what your reasons for requiring a Nanny, your child’s wellbeing, safety, feelings, opinions, education and happiness is paramount. You need someone you can trust with all areas of your family’s functions and who will fit in with your routine, beliefs, parenting philosophies and lifestyle. You need someone to be you when you can’t be there; you need an Australian Nanny Agency approved Nanny.

Interview Tips

Interview Tips

Interviewing for a position as a Nanny is not unlike interviewing for any other job. When you have experience and qualifications behind you, it’s easy to look good on paper, but when you’re presenting yourself for consideration for a position amongst a personal, family environment, it’s important to express your best, most genuine self that will appeal to your prospective employer and set you apart from the other candidates.

What I love about Saudi

What I love about Saudi

When I was considering working in Saudi Arabia, I researched the country a great deal. International living and holidaying are one thing, residing in a country as steeped in culture and tradition as Saudi Arabia is entirely different. The perception portrayed on the Internet and in the media is vastly prejudiced and did not set me up for the real face of life in Saudi, so I was pleasantly surprised upon my already anxious arrival to find there are quite a few things extremely pleasant, albeit challenging, about living in Saudi Arabia.

Jumping without your Parachute

Jumping without your Parachute

Desire, it’s a unique emotion. It rationalises the irrational and defines your decisions. It silences your inner critic, justifies to your outside doubters and leads you to step out of a comfort zone to create endless possibility.

Upon my decision to accept the position in Saudi Arabia, I’ve had some obstacles to overcome that have tested my desire; have put my gut instincts and inner rationalisations to the test.

Nanny of Arabia

Nanny of Arabia

After her partner of 13 years passed away and her children had left home, high-achiever Nanny Jan stumbled across the Australian Nanny Agency advertisement for a nanny position and knew it was the job for her. Having a personality that strives on challenges, a passion for serving others and a genuine, nurturing character, Nanny Jan is the perfect candidate to love and care for the children of her Saudi Arabian family.

This is her story...

 

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