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Add a Personal Touch to Your Nanny Resume

You’re applying for a nanny position; you know you have great experience, but your resume just isn’t standing out amongst the rest. We recommend you take the time to create a thoughtful letter of introduction. We have put together some dos and don’ts to help you get started…

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Why Should I Pay Nanny Taxes if My Nanny is OK with Being Paid “Off the Books”?

When a nanny who has earned her wages under the table is fired and files an unemployment claim, nanny taxes can become a big deal for the former employers (your family!). Read on about how-- and why-- paying your household employees on the books is the best choice for you and your family.

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The Fire Behind Stanford Park Nannies

My name is Jennifer, and I have been with this agency for about 11 months. I wanted to take the reigns on this blog post because I was truly touched by the following story, and wanted the opportunity to share it. Little did Rowan and I know that going to a job fair would be the catalyst to a wonderful reconnection and a new annual SPN tradition in what is definitely the story of the year...

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Employer-Paid Health Insurance: Still Non-Taxable Compensation?

For years, many savvy household employers have included health insurance as part of their compensation package in order to capitalize on the tax advantages of employer-paid health insurance. However, a recent ruling from the IRS on the Affordable Care Act triggered a mild panic. Get the facts here.

Nanny Bonuses: The Nanny’s Perspective

It's that time of year again. In the past week I've read 8 or 10 articles giving advice on the end-of year bonus or tip for your nanny. But the nanny bonus isn't as simple as picking a number that seems about right, writing a check and sticking it in a card. Most employers would be surprised at how much the nanny bonus impacts the long term success of the employment relationship. So let's talk about how the nanny sees things.

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How SPN Saved Me- A Client’s Perspective

"From the minute I found out I was pregnant I was worried about how I was going to be able to run my business AND be a mother. All my friends told me how easy it was to join the local parent’s group, and that they send members daily e-mails about current available nannies. I’m not going to lie—this terrified me! My husband, also an entrepreneur, and I understand that it is a lot of work, especially to find the best employees." In comes SPN…

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