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The holiday season is the perfect time to express your gratitude to your nanny or household employee for their dedication and commitment over the past year. This time of year we receive a number of calls from Diamond employers wanting to know what to get their Nanny for Christmas. With 35 years in the industry […]

Managing Staff

What to get your Nanny for Christmas

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Are you a working parent whose children are in school full time? No longer need as much help with the kids but can’t manage the school drop off and pick up schedule? Overwhelmed by the domestic responsibilities when you get home from a long day of work? Simply can’t find enough time in the day […]

Nanny Services

What is a Nanny/Household Manager and why you need one

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The pandemic has led to a highly competitive labour market, especially in the caregiving sector. There has never been a more important time to review and evaluate your current employee’s performance and compensation and make sure you are in-line with the current market. There is an unprecedented amount of opportunity for individuals with their skill set. Here […]

Covid

Staying Competitive in a Highly Competitive Covid labour market

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With schools closed and kids stuck at home 24/7 due to COVID 19, it is more important than ever that nannies keep the kids active and engaged! Kids are used to an active, busy day so being stuck at home means lots of pent up energy. As a professional nanny, it is your job to […]

Covid

Staying Active with the Kids during the COVID 19 pandemic

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Bringing someone into your home, especially when they’ll interact with your loved ones, can be daunting. But does the process of hiring household staff have to be fraught with anxiety? Partnering with a reputable household staff agency, such as Diamond Personnel, can significantly reduce stress, ensuring you make the right decision with minimal mistakes. Why […]

Alzheimer's And Caregiving, Managing Staff, Nanny

Hiring Household Staff Through an Agency vs. Hiring on Your Own

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In the quest to hire a nanny for your family, partnering with a trusted agency can make all the difference. Let’s delve into why agencies like Diamond stand out as the preferred choice for discerning families. Unwavering Peace of Mind When You Hire a Nanny The responsibility of hiring someone to care for your loved […]

Full Time Nanny, Nanny, Nanny Services

Top 3 Reasons to Use a Professional Agency When You Hire a Nanny

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Are you thinking of hiring a driving nanny/caregiver for your family? This can be a great option to help with running errands, taking to appointments/ activities, doing pickups and drop offs, and more. While most families provide a vehicle for their caregivers to use, other families rely on the caregiver to provide a vehicle. In […]

Full Time Nanny, Nanny

Driving Nannies/Caregivers

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Are you planning on taking a vacation in the near future? Has this made you wonder if there are any special requirements for you to bring your nanny on vacation? As Canada’s best nanny service, we get this question all the time and we wanted to share our travel tips with you. By the end […]

Full Time Nanny, Nanny, Travelling Tips

Essential Tips for Traveling with Your Nanny or Caregiver

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You’ve done it; you found a job that sounds like a great fit, you successfully landed the interview and you’re on your way to being placed with the perfect family. How can you help make sure that happens? Our team at Diamond Personnel has your best interests in mind so we have come up with […]

Interview tips, Nanny Interview

Making the Most of Your Interview: How to Beat the Odds

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enableWhen it comes to hiring a nanny, you want to find the best fit for your family. Aside from thoroughly inspecting their resume, a few in-depth interview questions for a nanny will help you better understand their experience and personality. You are trusting this person to care for your children, and asking the below interview […]

Interview tips, Nanny

6 of Our Best Interview Questions For A Nanny

Samantha C.

She has been a partner in not only making sure my daughter grows up safe and healthy, but also polite, kind, and educated from an early age. I am so fortunate to have found Maria with Diamond’s help, as my life could not be as it is without her."

"Maria hasn’t simply joined our family, she has grown up with it, and is fundamental to it. 

Wooley Family

She is always taking the kids to the parks to do outdoor activities and gets the two older boys to school on time. Sheila is the best cook ever she can make homemade dumplings, wontons, stir fry, spaghetti, homemade garlic lemon chicken fingers and the list goes on. 

"Sheila has the most positive, resilient and heart felt personality. Sheila is an early riser and every morning she is happy and upbeat and 100% reliable.

Newhook Family

As first time parents we look to Brenda for guidance, as she is a mom and has raised many other babies. She’s punctual, reliable, trustworthy and helps with many household tasks such as cooking and cleaning. 

"In just a few short months Brenda has become an integral part of our family and we couldn’t be happier! Her beautiful spirit and positive attitude reassured us we made the right decision. 

ABOUT US

Your Search for the Perfect Fit Begins and Ends with Diamond. You deserve the absolute best caregivers and household support so you can gain more time to do the things you love! Our passion, purpose, and promise is to help you fill the gaps at home with the best childcare and household professionals in Canada. We give you peace of mind so you can take advantage of every opportunity available to you. 

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