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..
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..
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..
Looking for avenues to jazz up your domestic helper's cooking skills? TDN understands that it's an important consideration especially if your family or kids have certain preferences on what's brewing for dinner. With some help, your domestic helper could not only develop her current array of culinary skills, but add a super booster to her self confidence!
Here's a quick list we have looked up for every employer's needs, so fret no more!
1) EXPAT KITCHEN
They offers cooking lessons from basic, ..
How does a working employer train a? Here are 6 productivity tips you can utilise:
(1) Set aside time for planning her important roles.
(2) Write a daily to-do list. Keep in mind that this should be a simple schedule listing the main tasks and your new maid may need it to be translated to her language, and you can use Google Translate or ask your maid agency for help.&n..
Worried about your new domestic helper? Some employers choose to install CCTV surveillance in their homes to monitor their helpers. Ultimately, there isn't a right or wrong to this and the decision is entirely yours!
Here are 3 common considerations to take note of:
1. INSTALL OUT OF NECESSITY
It's easier said than done, but trust your instinct. Most employers would only look into surveillance if they have infant, toddlers or elderly who are incapable or unable to verbalise how they have be..
1. Maid's monthly salary
There is a range of salaries across the different nationalities. Do check with your respective maid agency so you can make a more informed decision on which helper you are able to upkeep.
2. Domestic worker levy
The standard monthly maid levy is $265. However, you will be eligible for a concessionary levy at $60 a month on certain Terms and Conditions as stated by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
3. Domestic worker security bond and Accident insurance policies
It is mandatory by Singapore l..