Previously we spoke about what you should do when your maid runs away. If you have missed out reading this, please click on this link: My Maid Ran Away.
Over here, we'll discuss on your liabilities as a domestic employer and what you can do if you experience such an incident.
The first thing that comes to the employers' mind other than then safety of their maid is the amount of monetary lost they would have to incur. What happens to the Agency Fee paid to the Maid Agent? Can I get a refund on the maid loan? Let us ..
Life has become a lot more hectic nowadays as the demand to pick up the pace and catch up with society increases. It is not uncommon for people to find it hard to juggle between work and home. Young Singaporeans who have just started a family might find it hard to take care of work responsibilities and home duties. Responsibilities at the home might not necessarily involve children or kids. They might also include older folks such as grandparents or parents. Aside from that, home duties might just mean general housekeeping, such as keeping the dishes washed and dried, bed made up neat and tidy..
Have you ever found yourself in a situation whereby you reach home only to find your maid missing? There were no tell tale signs, everything was going on just fine, and one day, she decides to take off. What should you do? What are the implications?
When such an incident happen, it can get a little troublesome as being an employer, your are responsible for the well being of your maid as long as she is in Singapore. We break down the recommended actions you should take upon discovering the absence of your maid.
1. TRY CONTACTING YOUR MAID
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If you’ve ever been in the situation where you need to find someone suitable to help fulfil a task, you’ll know that it isn’t easy to find good workers nowadays. The mentality of younger generations all around the world are leaning more to entrepreneurship with huge emphasis on financial freedom. If you ask youngsters around the world now, especially fresh graduates, you would find that a majority of them would aim to retire by the age of 30, to have financial freedom, and also to travel the world.
As employers for domestic maids, this change in mindset has made it difficu..
So you have you come to the conclusion that managing work and your household chores are getting too much for you to take. It's taking up too much time and it leaves you with little to enjoy precious moments with your family. Now you have decided to engage the help of a domestic helper. Amidst the options given to you by your maid agency, which nationality of maids should you engage? An Indonesian Maid? A maid from Myanmar? or perhaps a Mizoram Maid? Does it really matter?
In fact it does. Well, the truth is there are many things to consider. Cultu..
As adults in the hectic and demanding world of Singapore nowadays, we might find it common for us to hear complaints, from people we know, people on the internet, or through movie shows, that it is not easy to have our parents (from both sides) and children to take care of at the same time. The challenge is visibly multiplied if either you or your other half is the only child of the family. However, what you might not realise is how incredibly blessed these people are - to be able to enjoy the company of three generations of family members.
However, depending on the financial situation, the..
Singapore employs domestic help from a number of countries that includes Indonesia, Myanmar, India, The Philippines, and Cambodia. So why are Indonesian Maids a popular choice for Singaporeans? We look in to a number of factors.1) Language A good number of Singaporeans understands and speaks Malay and this is especially so for the elderlies. The Malay language is very similar to Bahasa Indonesia and are generally mutually intelligible. Hence, with the advantage of basic communication, the Indonesian domestic helpers gain an upper hand. 2) Cooking Style ..
The house maid agency in Singapore trained the maids with green cleaning tips and tricks. Cleaning a house well is not a simple task. There are lots of consideration when it comes to managing household with different cleanliness standards and cleaning process. From simple things such as the regular replacement of cleaning cloths and sponges, to the frequency of cleaning the bathrooms and bedsheets. These are just some processes that may differ across different households.
Cleanliness is next to godliness
Hiring maids are a reliable solution to avoid the entire cleaning pro..
If you are an employer of a maid or is in the process of hiring a maid for the first time, you would have probably interviewed a number of maid at the maid agency in Singapore before making your decision on hiring the most suitable one. The questions is, how effective is the interview going to be? "Lets be honest here! More than half the time, you are going to get standard well prepared answers, or an okay or yes reply even if the domestic helper do not understand your question."Any Singapore maid agency who tells you that you can totally trust what they say without el..
You can now easily get trained maids to work in your home in Singapore. All you have to do is to approach the recruitment agencies that specializes in this field. They will be able to send you the most appropriate domestic helper suited for your home. These maids are properly trained at the agencies and they can adapt to your home with some guidance. You also have the option of choosing the maids based on their past work experience and their training in any particular area.
Domestic helper trained in different areas
Say for example, you need to hire a domestic help..