Keeping the Lines of Communication Open
You love your job. You love the family, the kids, the fun afternoons at the park and the art classes you get to attend with your charge. You want to be there for your employer whenever they need you, but it seems that too often they approach you with a request that interferes with a prior commitment and you feel guilty not helping out, so…Continue reading »
Is it Time for a Raise?
We frequently get questions about raises from our Nannies and Clients. “When should I ask for a raise?” “When should we give a raise?” “My family is expecting a new baby next month, what is the rate increase for another baby?” “It’s my Nanny’s work anniversary, what is the standard salary increase?” “I now do full housekeeping for my employers, should I get a raise?”…Continue reading »
How to make a good impression on a Skype interview
Skype interviews combine the best of both worlds – if you don’t live locally, you get to meet a prospective employer virtually while saving time and money on travel. However, it can be difficult to express your interest in the position and connect with the employer if you’re not careful. Here are a few things to keep in mind so you can rock your online interview.…Continue reading »
Part One of our Wellness Series with Natalie Beck
Our Estate Staffing Division held the first of our two-part Wellness Series last week in Palo Alto. Natalie Beck, a Town + Country Chef and Registered Dietician, “nurtured the attendees’ minds and bodies.” Natalie had an information-packed power point presentation outlining the food colors of the rainbow, discussing the nutritional benefits of each color and giving examples of different foods associated with each color. She…Continue reading »
10 Tips for Being the Best Nanny You Can Be!
Being a Nanny is a profession, and being thoughtful about your profession and working to always improve your skills will help you be the best Nanny you can be. Look on the bright side! Not only will choosing to think positively help your own personal happiness, it will also help your charges thrive. Children naturally see the good in situations – go ahead, join em’!…Continue reading »
Town + Country Opens Two New Offices!
Our goal is to make interviews and meetings easier for you! Both new offices are centrally located and within steps of BART. They’re easy to get to by public transportation or by car. T+C San Francisco – Hallidie Plaza immediately adjacent to Powell Street BART 1 Hallidie Plaza, Suite 309 San Francisco, CA 94102 415-567-0956 T+C East Bay – Oakland City Center above 12th Street…Continue reading »
Looking for a Job? Calling All Potential Nanny Superstars!
With the strengthening economy is coming a growing demand in the Bay Area for Nannies. We are searching for potential candidates with excellent references and a pitch-in, positive attitude! Is that you? If so, we encourage you to apply online at tandcr.com. Why might working as a Nanny be the choice for you? Let’s talk about why it’s such a great job! Nannying can offer…Continue reading »