It sometimes happens that a service that is availed with an intention to be helpful ultimately turns out to become a headache. Although such instances happen once in a while it is always better to be on the safer end by preparing yourself with all the key information pertaining to the service while going in for those kinds of so called helpful services instead of getting into a mess. We all live in a culture where having an assistant to help you with your domestic work especially if you are one of those working couple, is quite a normal and common aspect. But however, maintaining those extra hands can sometimes get quite tricky. Although hiring and maintaining a domestic helper is quite a common affair and can be very helpful in taking care of Infants, childRead More
The demand for a housemaid and the populaces who fill that demand has changed drastically over time. The need for domestic workers or housemaids is being largely satisfied by migrant domestic workers from other countries especially neighbouring smaller countries who congregate towards the so called more affluent lands in order to fulfil their financial side demands at the household in their motherland. The so-called housemaid problems in Asia pacific countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, was the difficulty that the families had with cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the kids and elderly. It was rather too much work for one single person to do herself. However, middle-class families, contrasting with the wealthy ones, could not afford to pay tRead More
In recent years, owing to the need of domestic help there has been a staggering growth of placement agencies, which act as mediators in facilitating the recruitment progression. Some agencies are backed by trade unions or other voluntary organisations and are also recognised by the relevant government bodies to assure that the particular agency has a clean record and can be taken into account. Especially in Singapore, since one out of eight households needs a foreign domestic helper to assist with domestic chores such as taking care of kids, cleaning and cooking among other domestic responsibilities, these services have been resolute to be vital for the economy of country as well as preserving the concerned families well and beneficial.Read More
Employers are more and more becoming indebted to the efforts that a domestic helper puts in the managing of their homes and taking care of children and elderly at their homes. Although cases of employers abusing their domestic helper have considerably declined in the recent past the authorities have made certain mandatory rules in order to safeguard the domestic worker’s safety. Like for example, the employer has to provide the domestic helper a decent lodging within their household and must meet the minimum wage requirements as agreed in the employment contracts. This apart, in order to create a rapport, the employers offer their house maids certain additional benefits like offering service-based incentives otherRead More
Depending on daily working hours and nature of employment, domestic workers are classified into part-time and full-time workers. A part-time worker is the one who works for one or more employers for a specific working hours or performs specific tasks for each of the employers on a daily basis. A full-time worker is that worker who not only works full time for a single employer but also stays in the place provided by the employer within the household. Based on the requirement of the employer, it can be decided on the hiring of the domestic help whether to hire a part time or fulltime worker. The significant assurance that the worker you are going to hire is experienced and will provide your household the reliable serviceRead More
In today’s urban life it has become essential for working couples to hire maids to assist them in their domestic work. They have to hire a domestic helper to assist with the house chores and take care of the elderly family members and the children. But hiring a maid is not as easy as one might imagine. The main concern is the trustworthiness and the domestic worker's ability to do what the employer wants and carry out the chores without much supervision. In order to get a domestic worker of their choice most employers prefer going to maid agencies when they decide about hiring a domestic helper because the time and running around involved in the process can be drastically minimised thereby leaving their usualRead More
A new comer to the family, especially if she’s caretaker, must be specifically informed about and discussed with the kids. A living in housemaid generally has to spend more of her time with kids and get acquainted with them thoroughly. Likewise the kids should also be mentally prepared and be in a position to accept the new addition to their family with whom they may have to spend most of their time. In order to streamline the maid and the kid relation certain factors about the maid have to be apprised to the kids. Mainly where has the maid come from? If she’s from a different country, then more details about her country must be told to the children so that the children get well prepared about that. How old is the maid? If she’s quite old tRead More
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As per the MOM / Government directives issued in view of safeguarding the privacy of the registered housemaids (FDWs) which shall come into effect from the 1 July 2020, the photographs of the FDWs shall not be visible to the general public and shall be displayed as blurred. In order to view the clear photographs we kindly request you to login to the site with your Facebook/Google account or Register with us, which shall enable you to access the site for downloadable bio data and view clear photographs.