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Fiona Collins, Happy Nest Nanny Agency Family Consultant, shares the three things she looks for on your nanny CV to ensure it stands out from the rest

3 Ways To Make Your Nanny CV Stand Out

Securing your dream job isn’t as straightforward as sending off your CV and waiting for the call. These days it’s a highly competitive market and even with a rap sheet that sings your praises, it’s actually the devil in the detail that’ll move your application to the top of the pile. So what’s the secret? Take note, we might just have the answers you need to fast track your trajectory towards dream job status!

a new mum and dad happily holding their laughing toddler as they prepare to hire a nanny and discuss gross vs net pay

The Ultimate Guide to Gross vs Net Pay

Our handy guide to Gross versus Net, and why on the Happy Nest Jobs Board we list wages for jobs in gross figures. By “going gross”, payroll standards for nannies across the UK will continue to improve. And by understanding what gross income means, nannies will be more empowered when seeking and acquiring jobs.

we share 5 things to consider when hiring a nanny

5 Things To Consider When Hiring A Nanny

We live in an age where not all of us have a village to lean on. So we seek the support of others. And these others, when done right, with love, care, attention, personalisation and professionalism – what an impact they have! So to go about bringing this balance into your household, consider first these 5 things. We’ve got you sorted!

Nanny Neuza's Favourite Kids Books For The Different Ages

Our Favourite Kids Books For The Different Ages

I love reading so much that it’s not hard to cast my mind back to my favourite kids books from when I was young! Here I’ve put together my top list of kids books for the different ages; although all are worthy of a book feature in their own right.

Shout Out Boo 2 Author Darron Rodgers Book Review for Happy Nest

Book Review: Shout Out Boo 2

Shout Out Boo 2 is a fun story for the kids that’s best enjoyed read out loud with animated voices! And if the play-like ‘read aloud’ doesn’t get you, then the pictures and colours – illustrated by Rachel Prime – surely will.