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9 Possible Reasons Your Maid Didn’t Come Back


Quickly come in for a group hug if you are one of many employers in Africa whose maid didn’t come back. *insert tight group hug*. Imagine my surprise when I saw a post by a southern African saying “Maybe your…
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Do you have an On-boarding Plan For Your New Domestic Staff?

Domestic Staff Management

I define on-boarding as the “action or process of welcoming and integrating your new maid into your home and familiarizing her with her new job”. In my experience in domestic staff management, I have discovered that for many maids, starting…
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Are You Making These Domestic Staff Management Mistakes?


You may agree with me that to have a successful and drama-free maid experience in Nigeria or even Africa is no small feat. I have met employers who have had quite a high number of staff pass through their homes;…
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Who Should You Prioritize As A Maid Employer; A Referee or A Guarantor?


I have seen and experienced firsthand the stress families go through when trying to make a decision on whom to hire as a maid in this part of the world. The stress stems from concerns surrounding their security, the maid’s…
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Overcoming Your Fear Of Hiring A “Stranger”

Can I get you to exercise your mind for a minute? Imagine seeing a vacancy announced for your ultimate dream job. Let’s assume it is as the Personal Assistant to Alhaji Aliko Dangote (Who is the richest man in Africa…
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Maximizing The Presence of Your Maid/Nanny For The Summer Holiday

If you have an Instagram account, you may have already come across one too many posts by different individuals lamenting about the summer break. The summer break is the long holiday, mostly taken by schools which usually has the kids…
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