ID checks for nannies
- Nanny expose sparks agency vetting fears. Welch, Jilly // People Management;5/1/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p10
Informs that parents and creche managers in Great Britain are being urged not to rely on employment agencies to verify nannies' competence. Cases of several high-profile breaches of good practice; Plan of the Federation of Recruitment and Employment Services to tighten its code of conduct for...
- One man and a baby. Searles, John // Redbook;Dec95, Vol. 186 Issue 2, pG-4
Provides the author's experience as a male nanny. Stereotyping against male nannies; Relationship with the ward; Reasons for selecting a male nanny.
- Could our sweet nanny be a midnight marauder? Heysek, Randy V. // Medical Economics;11/25/96, Vol. 73 Issue 22, p106
Recounts the author's experience with a nanny who had a shady background. Referral from a well-respected home-health agency; Changes in the nanny's appearance and behavior; Robbery committed by the nanny, her boyfriend and her son; Approach to nannies adopted by the author.
- Know your nanny. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p2
Looks at tips from `Nanny News,' on how to navigate the interview and selection process. Discussion of prospective nannies with serious credit or personal problems; References; Background check.
- Sean French. French, Sean // New Statesman;03/14/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4325, p33
Recalls the experience of hiring an incompetent and exploitative nanny in Great Britain. Discovery of the nanny's disturbing behavior; Reason why many people are attracted to jobs as nannies.
- Pinch sitters. Pener, Degen // Entertainment Weekly;8/11/95, Issue 287, p12
Focuses on nanny Maurice's experience with taking care of the children of celebrities. Rock stars and music performers whose children she cares for; Maurice's comments on being a celebrity nanny.
- The great nanny hunt. Stacey, Michelle; Okun, Stacey // Town & Country;Jun95, Vol. 149 Issue 5181, p124
Advises parents on the choice of nannies for their children. Author's experience of searching for a nanny; Tips for interviewing applicants; Couture designer Pat Kerr's experience with her nanny. INSET: How to interview a nanny, by Amy Engeler..
- Nannies talk back. Kanner, Bernice // Town & Country;Jun95, Vol. 149 Issue 5181, p130
Discusses the complaints of nannies regarding their employers. Essence of the nanny-parent relationship; Nannies' need for privacy; Parents' roles in the enforcement of the nanny's authority over the children.
- Firms help parents spy on nannies. Gaouette, Nicole // Christian Science Monitor;6/24/96, Vol. 88 Issue 146, p1
Reports on the growth of businesses that specialize in nanny surveillance in the United States. Services provided by the businesses to parents; Concerns on the illegality of surveillance; Erosion of the trust existing between the parents and the nanny; Opposition from nannies on the practice.