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My opinions about hosting an Au Pair or working with an agency
Dear SooN Parents of the Internet,
We’ve had an Au Pair since 2014. Throughout that time, I’ve reviewed hundreds of profiles, interviewed dozens of candidates and identified several amazing Au Pairs to match with our family for an incredible Au Pair year.
But it wasn’t always rainbows and unicorns. There was a ton of ambiguity, inefficiency
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My framework for hiring an amazing Au Pair is simple:
STEP ONE: Identify Your Expectations
STEP TWO: Set Yourself Up For Success
STEP THREE: Recruit The Right Candidates
STEP FOUR: Interview And Hire An Amazing Au Pair
STEP FIVE: Prepare For Your Au Pair’s Arrival
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