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The benefits of a happy nanny

It is no secret that employers benefit from a good nanny, but what is often overlooked is that employers benefit even more from a happy nanny, and in this competitive market employers will now have to promote their jobs to attract the top quality caregivers.   So in this post we are going to address what makes a nanny happy and how you do it without going overboard.

We see so many nannies that have stayed in low calibre jobs, just suffering beyond existence.  They didn’t enjoy the environment and often describe it as “toxic” for them.  “Why did you stay?”, we ask them.  They may have done a reasonable job, but ask yourself, how much better a job could they have done if they were happy?   How would your children have benefited?

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  • It’s been over one month since the new legislation took effect in Canada and caregivers across the country can still be heard celebrating the triumph for Live-In Caregivers in the federal immigration program.  Indeed, they have every right to celebrate; they are already here approaching their Permanent Residency to ensure a better life for them and their family.  Workers who want to come here now seem to have one of the best job opportunities available; competitive wages, affordable room and board, free immigration processing, free health care till provincial coverage kicks in, workers compensation, paid airfare, no obligation to stay with the employer if they don’t like the job and Permanent Residence within 2 years or less in one of the best countries you could choose to settle in.  To top it off, these workers are highly in demand to fill a role that the Canadian labour market lacks entirely.

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