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When the Child prefers the Nanny

On August 14, 2017, Posted by , In Best Practices while hiring Helpers,Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

“I think my child prefers the nanny to me!” “My nanny does not allow me to talk to my son when I am home. She is constantly telling him not to bother me as I may be tired. Who is she to decide that?” “Now my son has started clinging…

Domestic Workers vs Employers

On July 25, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Maids striking in a multi storey complex in Mumbai Mayhem in Noida’s Mahagun Moderne society after maid is ‘beaten up’ The above two made recent headlines and reached even the New York Times edition. We the Indian employers of domestic workers are famously infamous! Some of us think it is…

Using Helper4U

On June 20, 2017, Posted by , In Using Helper4U, With No Comments

Guide to Shortlisting Helpers: If you’re shortlisting Helpers for hiring, here’s some advice to guide you through the process and make using Helper4U easier. Using filters: Job Seekers highlight their qualifications, certifications, training, experience, services and availability on their profile. Use the different filters for these details during your search,…

Maid Rate fixing?

On May 25, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Maid Rate Fixing by Raheja Society, Powai has been in the news recently, we spoke to a few maids and below is what they had to say: Maid 1: I feel we should have gone and met the representatives of the “Madams” before going on strike. Things can always be…

Domestic Workers Reality

On May 23, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Untouchability was made illegal in India long back and Father of our nation was dead against it but it is practiced daily in many of our homes against our domestic workers. Ironically these are the “human beings” who cook for us, clean our private spaces and even carry and feed…