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‘TIS THE SEASON OF FESTIVITIES. Helpful Tips to Keep Your Maid On Her A-game

We are entering into the full blown festivities period, and ushering it in is the Eid Al-Adha, popularly known by Nigerians as the “Big Sallah”. ┬áBarka de Sallah to every one who is Muslim and a part of this community. In case, you didn’t know, it is called “Big Sallah” because Muslims celebrate it BIG. There is the killing (sacrifice)…

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Comparisons
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Caught In the Web of Maid 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 comes up, and then they delve into how efficient each of their maids have been. During the conversations, there is…

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ignorance
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Willful Wrong or Sheer Ignorance of Nigerian Maids?

“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 the interview, or have taken deliberate and strategic actions towards teaching her, then it will be unjustifiable as an employer,…

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