Benefits of Working with a Pro Nanny Agency
Where do I start?!
Working with a professional nanny agency (look for the APNA seal of approval), has enormous benefits! A professional nanny agency will introduce your family to amazing candidates tailored to your needs. A nanny agency, like Starling, will also provide expert support and resources during the hiring process to ensure household employer compliance.
Can you tell me more about the support that’s offered?
Absolutely, support is everything! The nanny industry is unlike any other – it is highly nuanced. Working alongside an industry expert will help ensure a healthy and professional working atmosphere. See below for more information.
Resources: A pro nanny agency will offer expert information and resources in all areas including but not limited to background screening, employer requirements, nanny taxes and payroll, employment contracts, and nanny industry standards.
Market Knowledge: A pro nanny agency will also be immersed in their market. Familiarity with the local candidate pool and hiring trends adds invaluable background knowledge and efficiency to your nanny search.
Advocacy: Having a reputable nanny agency on your side is like having a partner advocating for your success. A great nanny agency can increase your ability to hire and retain a professional nanny, in part because the screening and onboarding process helps to facilitate a strong employment relationship.
Safety: A great nanny agency will be informed on proper background screening techniques. This is an extremely important multi-tiered process. See more information here.
Guarantee: Professional nanny agencies offer a high-quality guarantee period to ensure your family is happy with your hire.
What can I expect when working with Starling?
Your family’s short and long-term goals are extremely important to Starling. We will center your family’s goals before, during, and after hiring. You can expect an ongoing partnership that offers exceptional commitment and resources to families and nannies.
How do I know if working with a nanny agency is right for me?
Would you like to focus your job search and work with industry experts? If so, a pro nanny agency can help. Great nanny agencies will offer support in all areas, from vetting families to resume building and everything in between. A great nanny agency will care about your professional goals and job security. Another perk to working with a nanny agency is knowing that your prospective employer has been informed on industry standards, employment requirements, and best practices. Insider tip: look for agencies with the APNA seal of approval!
What advice can you give to a nanny that wants to work with Starling Agency?
To apply with Starling Agency you must be passionate about helping children thrive! Starling Agency nannies are recognized for their genuine love of early childhood education and the nanny profession. At a minimum, this means you will need great experience and strong/consistent references that speak to your strengths. You’re the right fit for Starling if you love helping children learn and grow as much as we do!
Families and nannies are finding tremendous value in working with a professional nanny agency. Working with experts to create a harmonious employment relationship is a game changer. Contact Starling to get started!
Start early! Families and Nannies both benefit from an early introduction to the process at Starling.
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Starling is a stellar nanny placement agency proudly serving Greater Seattle and the Eastside. Starling nannies are passionate about education and child development! We represent professional nannies, private teachers, newborn care specialists, household managers, family assistants, personal assistants, and more. Learn more about Starling’s core values.