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Caught In the Web of Maid Comparisons

Comparisons

It doesn’t take so long before the maid discussion comes up when there are two or more women in a place. In the middle of discussing businesses and career, family and other matters, the “how to balance it all” talk…
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Willful Wrong or Sheer Ignorance of Nigerian Maids?

ignorance

“The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal”. David Brin Except you specifically made mention of it during…
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KEEPING YOUR MAID’S ENTHUSIASM HIGH

There are millions of people who wake up everyday and always have to give their brains a pep talk on why they need to show up in their offices that day. Human Resources departments in offices always try to look…
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7 QUALITIES EVERY MAID SHOULD HAVE

“What are the qualities of a good maid?”. I get asked this question sometimes and I kind of sense that naturally, people want to hear the “thou shall not steal”, “thou shall not lie” kind of qualities like the ten…
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HOW TO HANDLE YOUR MAID’S FORGETFULNESS

forgetfulness in nigerian MAIDs

Some of us, if not all, have been in situations where we gave out specific instructions to our maids before leaving the house, but then we come back later in the day to find out that either nothing at all…
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HIRING DECISIONS- LIVE-IN vs LIVE-OUT

decisions

Everyday, we are faced with decisions of whether or not to hire a maid or whether or not we even need them in the first place. But love them or hate them, maids may have become a necessity for every home….
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Who should be blamed? 24-05-2017

Maids have become the easy target of blame when things do not work out well in the employer-maid relationship. As soon as we hear that an employer has let go of her maid, we say “All of them are the…
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