What are the benefits and drawbacks of doing an independent search?
If I decide to use an agency, what should my part be in the search?
What should I consider when doing an independent search?
How do I narrow down the pool of applicants?
How many nannies should I interview?
Should I screen their references?
What kind of background check should I do, and how should I go about it?
Should I interview all applicants?
How long should I devote to each interview?
What kinds of questions should I ask?
Should I have my children present during the interview?
Should I hire the nanny for a trial period before hiring full time?
What is the next step after the trial period?