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FAQ

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FAQ

General Questions

What type of placements are there?

HouseholdStaffing places Live In, Live Out, Permanent, Temporary, Full Time and Part Time Placements.

Who pays the candidate's salary?

Candidate’s salaries are paid directly by the employer and agreed upon when the candidate accepts the position.

Works Days / Work Hours

Household Staffing places candidates on part time or full time jobs and the hours are set by each individual family.

Length of Employment

All of our permanent candidates are looking for long term positions.

Will we ever take the candidate you hire off the job?

Household Staffing will never take an individual you hire off of your job. Our goal is for the candidate to remain with you for years. Most of our clients are referred to us from their friends and family.

Is your personal information kept confidential?

Household Staffing does not sell our databases to anyone. All information is kept confidential. Our website is fully secure and all information transmitted is protected using the most current 128-bit encryption and security utilizing Secure Socket Layers.

How do placement counselors decide what candidate is the right fit for the position?

Household Staffing devotes a lot of time qualifying every candidate. We receive many calls and emails from applicants every day and only a select few are considered for our jobs.

Candidate Search

When to begin the search process

Most candidates are looking for positions immediately. In most cases you should begin your search 30-60 days in advance, and be prepared to hire someone as soon as you find the correct match.

How quickly can we find someone?

We are capable of placing someone in your home immediately. Of course, every job is different and some positions may take some time to find the most qualified individual.

Can we search your database?

Once you become an active client, HouseholdStaffing gets to work to search our database pool of applicants. Interviews can be arranged with the candidates you have possible interest in hiring.

Fees & Salaries

What is your Agency Application Fee?

Our current application fee for families is $199. This fee is valid for one year and is the only obligation you have towards HouseholdStaffing.com, unless we introduce you to a suitable candidate, which you elect to employ.

When are we required to pay a placement fee?

Once you elect to employ a candidate, a placement fee shall be deemed earned. Contact HouseholdS taffing for placement fee at (610) 664-5233 or (212) 600-2085

Am I required to pay taxes on the person I hire?

Please contact HomeWork Solutions, Inc., located in our links section of our website. HomeWork Solutions specializes in payroll tax information for household employers.

What are the typical salary ranges for a live in candidate?

Salaries depend on your location and experience level of the candidate. Live in can range from $500 to as high as 1200 per week.

What are the typical hourly ranges for a live out candidate?

Hourly rates depend on your location and experience level of the candidate. Live out can range from $13 to $25 per hour.

Screening Process

When do the candidates undertake the extensive screening process?

Once you elect to employ a candidate, the candidates screenings are performed so that you have the most recent results. This is also the most cost effective way for us to run our business.

How long does it take to receive the results of the screening process?

Typical results are returned within one week.

Can we screen the family relative of the candidate we have elected to hire?

Yes, many of our clients elect to screen family relatives of the candidate they have elected to hire. We want to be certain that you know the background of everyone associated with your household. Additional fees will apply.

Where do we recruit our candidates from?

Our candidates have a variety of backgrounds and all currently live in the USA. Candidates are submitting applications Nationwide, which gives us the opportunity to introduce you to individuals who are also willing to relocate to your area from other states!

Can we check references on a potential candidate?

Most candidates have written references from former employers who you are more than welcome to contact. Please remember, companies and employers are only required by law to verify dates of employment and wages.

Hiring & Candidates

What if the candidate chosen needs to be replaced?

We will replace a candidate for any reason as long as your guarantee is still valid. Until another candidate is hired your guarantee is frozen. HouseholdStaffing aids in the success of your placement and has a 98.7% retention rate

What languages do your candidates speak?

All of our candidates must be able to speak English fluently. If you should require a candidate who is bilingual, please notify one of our placement counselors and we will try to accommodate your needs.

What areas are candidates placed in?

We specialize in placing candidates nationwide.

What experience do your candidates have?

Each candidate will have a different education and qualifications. We will try to coordinate this according to your families needs.

What is the age range of your candidates?

Our candidates range from ages 18-70. Maturity level and degree of responsibility are important factors when choosing a candidate.

Do your candidates drive?

Most of our live out candidates drive and have their own cars. Some live in candidates drive, but usually a family will provide a car for them to use for work purposes.

What benefits should be offered?

If you choose to offer benefits, each employer should have their own individual benefits package. Many packages include some of the following: vacation, sick & personal days, health, life, disability & workers compensation insurances, 401k, car expenses & insurance.

What information can I learn about the candidate prior to the interviewing process?

You can learn each candidate’s education, experience, hobbies, personality traits and work history online prior to the interviewing process. All personal information is kept private and confidential until a hire is made.

How do phone interviews take place?

A phone conference call is arranged with each candidate you have expressed interest in. Face to face interviews can then be scheduled.

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