Saturday, December 10, 2005

Interviewing babysitters

We're going through this right now. Actually we're trying to go through this right now. We're newbies to be sure. This morning Leanna and I discussed what questions we'd ask the candidate who was coming over. Why do you want to baby sit ("I like, duh, need money for school n'stuff.")? Have you had previous experience? Have you been convicted of violent crimes? You know the usual stuff. It got me to thinking, what are the primary attributes we're looking for? Well after the girl stiffed us by not showing for her interview and not calling, I'm thinking reliability's probably right up there. Sorry, no second chances here. In the babysitting realm, I'm thinking no show/no call's probably a one and done.