Nanny Tasks — Is Light Housekeeping One of Them? September 11, 2012
If you have a nanny, is light housekeeping part of the job description? If so, you’d be wise to spell out exactly what you mean by this term because if left to interpretation, you may find that your expectations are not met — or maybe they’ll be more than met, which could be a bonus, but isn’t it always better to communicate upfront the duties of any job? We think so, and that’s why we love what the bloggers at Nanny Classifieds have to say about this topic. “Is Light Housekeeping a Nanny’s Responsibility?” features typical light housekeeping do’s and don’ts and urges employers to open the lines of communication. According to the Nanny Classifieds crew, “Clearly articulating the duties and responsibilities that meet an employer’s definition of light housekeeping will help to prevent job creep and miscommunication over housekeeping related expectations.” We couldn’t have said it better!