The Advantages of Online Services
These days, many parents understand the value of websites that can
help them find sitters
online. However, before you jump in and register to such services,
you need to make sure
you fully understand their advantages and disadvantages
Why sitters sites considered as a fast and reliable solution? What
make them so unique?
Why use the best babysitting websites for that purpose?
There are several reasons for that:
- while visiting a sitter website like www.sittercity
you can easily notice that starting the sitter search process is not
that hard. All you need to do is enter you zip code to the right
place and click "GO". This concept makes the process
simpler for the seekers and for the
sitters easy to find a new job.
(2) Large database
sites has thousand sitters candidates
looking for positions. For example, in the month of June-2012 in
sittercity.com there were more then 30,000 baby sitters looking for
families in the largest USA cities. These sitters are concentrated
in one place which is
which is defined as
"one-stop-shop" for parents.
(3) Low cost
compared to the old way of finding a caregiver using the services of
an online solution cost much less. Paying 10$ a month to find a good
is considerably lower then paying 10 or 20 times more for a matching
service. To use this old
service you had to physically arrive to the agency office, fill
forms and wait for several hours
or days for a good match.
Here are more insights about the tools you get while using
babysitting matching services - tips,
updates and more:
May 2012 - Tools
The Sitter Cheat Test -
If you are looking for a creative way to make sure your
babysitter completely understand the her duties and
responsibilities, you can ask her to fill a form which is called
"sitter cheat test". This test should include questions you
think your babysitter must know the answers for - who should she
call in case of an emergency, what type of food one of the
children is allergic to, how long they can play in the computer
or i-Pad and more.
Search By Location -
Baby sitting sites provide a geographical
sitter search engine that can help you find a baby sitter in a
specific location. One of the recent services we have loaded is
New York City sitter search engine that can help you search
sitters in NYC. Similar to looking for caregivers and nannies
all over the USA, this service will direct you to current
available babysitters living in New York City according to your
personal Zip Code.
April 2012 -
Pet Sitting Rates -
How much to pay a dog sitter? When looking for a cat or a dog
sitter you need to be sure that you offer sitters the right
sitting rate. The
sitter salary should cover the cost of taking care of the
pet, transportation, food and other things the pet sitter needs.
You should set the dog sitter pay rate in the range of 25-35
dollars per day when it's recommended to use a dog walker
estimator to make sure you take into consideration all aspects.
You can also use an online
calculator. There are certain factors that
this calculator takes into account, and they include the age of
the babysitter, location, experience, number of children to be
looked after, special requirements and more. All these factors
will help parents determine the proper rates for a babysitter
and in this manner, a fair wage can be settled upon. The process
is very fast and does not take much time.
Cat Sitters Duties -
If you have a cat and you travel from time to time then finding
a cat sitter would an option to consider. Cat sitters provides
pet sitting services while you are gone when their
responsibilities would be feed the cat, take him out for walk,
clean the place he sleeps and hang around. To set the
watcher sitting rate you need to consider several
aspects that affects the hourly rate.
March 2012 - Coupon Codes & Reviews
Promo Coded and Reviews - When it comes to childcare, the
first step for individuals is to register on the website as
Sittercity members can save on their memberships with the
Sittercity promo code that provides them with attractive
discounts. There are background check reports along with
references and reviews that help parents evaluate the
credentials of prospective candidates before they hire them.
Sittercity reviews are positive and encouraging as millions of
families across the USA are happy and satisfied with the
services provided. There are reviews and references that help
members cross the licenses and the credentials of the
babysitters with ease.
Check Out Users Reviews -
When choosing a nanny or a babysitting site to find a caregiver
you should pay attention to some users reviews which you can
find online. These
Sittercity reviews by other parents that share their
experience using online referral agencies to find a child care
provider can help you in preventing common mistakes such as -
hiring a nanny with running a background check, hiring a
caregiver without signing a nanny employment contract and more.
February 2012 - New Sitters
Sittercity new members
- Yolanda is 29 years old and she is from
Illinois. She is looking for a job as a senior caregiver and
willing to consider working as a live in caregiver. Yolanda has
been working as an Eldercare provider in the past 5 years and
she can provide recommendations from three families. Her hourly
rate is 15$ per hour and can travel on her own.
January 2012 - Caregivers for the Summer
What is an Au Pair? The au pair
is generally young and foreign and they are allowed to stay in
the USA for a limited period of time unless they have their
origins from a country that has a reciprocal work agreement.
With regard to supervision the nanny is allowed to work
unsupervised however the au pair cannot be alone with a child
who is under 3 months. The au pair must have specific training
to take care of a child who is less than 2 years old or a child
with special needs without supervision.
Babysitter for the
Summer - When
you are about to hire a summer sitters, you have to interview
the individual and discuss the terms and conditions of work. The
baby sitter must mutually agree to the list of duties and
responsibilities you assign to her. Once you have hired the
nanny you can be rested assured that your kids are safe, and you
get the extra help during the summer months too!
December 2011 - Why Sitting Sites?
Why Sitter Site and Not Social Networks?
Sites for babysitters is the best solution to find a job as a
caregiver. Over time, more nannies and babysitters use websites
like care.com and sittercity.com to find a babysitting position
rather then word-to-mouth search. As people communicate using
Facebook and Twitter, babysitters and parents communicate using
caregiver matching sites. This is a faster, easier and cheaper
solution for both parties. Run a free
babysitter search and try for your self.
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