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How to Hire a Housekeeper at  
At Nanny, we know that hiring a housekeeper can be complicated and fraught with difficulties. Choosing someone reliable to keep your home tidy is very important.

Ultimately, the decision and the responsibility of hiring a housekeeper rests solely with you, and itís important that you feel totally comfortable with the choice you have made. In this article, we have laid out some tips to help you navigate through the complex process of hiring the right housekeeper for you, and we hope that you will find this information useful.
Clarifying your needs
Find a Housekeeper
Check References
Work agreement
Check References
Profiles at Nanny include contact details of references. Always speak to references personally to get a clearer idea of the housekeeper you wish to hire. References should ideally be previous employers, not friends or relatives.

Have a pen and blank paper with you so you can make notes during the phone call. Questions to ask a reference might include:
  • When did she or he work with your family?
  • Would you recommend this person as a housekeeper? Why?
  • How would you describe his or her character?
  • Do you have any criticisms of the work during his or her time with you?
  • Were there times when you were less than happy with the way he or she worked? Please elaborate.

Once you have received answers, you can decide whether this person still fits your ideal candidate, and if so, proceed to the next stage.