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Blanket Ban on Helping Bollywood Celebrities Hire Maids?

On April 19, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Read a post from one of the online Maid Hiring Agencies in Mumbai about their blanket ban on providing a maid to Bollywood celebrities. Really! Is a blanket ban even justified, leave alone a solution? And does the Agency itself has no part to play in what happened to the…

विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस/World Heath Day

On April 7, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With No Comments

विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस (World Health Day) की आप सबको शुभकामनायें. विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस (World Health Day) पर आइये जाने कि कैसे छोटी छोटी बातों का ध्यान रख कर आप अपने स्वास्थ्य का ध्यान रख सकते हैं. गर्मियों में खाने से होने वाली बीमारी को दूर रखा आसान है| सिर्फ पांच बातों का…

Hiring Domestic Help

Whether you are looking to hire a part time, full time or live-in maid,you have the same hiring options. Referrals from neighbours or security guards or other maids: If you have the time, this can be a good option Placement Agencies: Works well if you are ready to spend money,…

Life Educated

On March 30, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U, With No Comments

Illiterate does not always mean uneducated. Life can also educate us. And, this is something you can be reminded of from the most unexpected sources at times. I was reminded of this from my domestic helper.  She is illiterate, but not really uneducated. Life educated her enough to give me a commentary…

Domestic Workers Job Contract

On March 18, 2017, Posted by , In Best Practices while hiring Helpers,Lessons4Me&U, With 5 Comments

We normally do not sign any job or employment contract with our Domestic Workers. This is because we feel, and to some extent rightly so, that it is not practical to regulate specific aspects of domestic work, such as exact hours of work and the work done. In India, specifically,…