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ALL VA ABC Nannies Have:

  • CPR Certification
  • Identity Verification
  • Exceptional References
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Quest Diagnostics drug testing
  • Extensive Criminal Background Check
  • SSN Trace
  • Confidentiality Agreement

Are ONLINE OPTIONS through "CRIMINAL.COM" sites safe?

Question: Where can you find a superior nanny with exceptional credentials?

There is only ONE answer!

We are well aware that selecting the appropriate avenue to hire a professional Nanny for your family is a very weighty decision. To be sure that you are receiving the most skilled caregivers, please explore some common questions below to help you in identifying what is most important to your family!

Answer: ABC Nanny Source - look below for reasons why!

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Question: How important is it to your family that the candidates that you are considering employing in your home have had their identity professionally verified?

Concern with Online Searches: An online search will have your family undertaking the labor-intensive project of sorting and filtering through hundreds of unqualified applicants; many of which have probably already been rejected by ABC. There is just no way to knkow for sure that the candidate you are conversing with is not misrepresenting who they actually are. Without this information, background checks will not supply you with accurate results. This is especially important considering that the main reason for this, would be to avoid having a prior incident come up during the hiring process.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: Every applicant that comes to ABC Nanny Source for representation must submit to a thorough investigation that confirms their identity. This is conducted by a state refulated third party entity which uses the candidates government issued identification as a starting point during their meeting. This verification process then uses multiple layers all in conjunction to ensure that the candidate sent to you for consideration is truly the same person who has passed the drug testing and criminal checks. Some agencieis may say that this is an unnecessary step; however, ABC doesn't see it that way and instead goes the extra mile!

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NO Shoplifting
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NO Public Drunkenness

Comprehensive Criminal Background Clearances

Question: How confident are you that the candidates you are considering have cleared all investigations before inviting them into your home?

Concern with Online Searches: Online resume searches are unreliable. They may provide you with hundreds of people to look at, but how trustworthy are their "so called" background checks? The problem is that the data is often insufficient or out of date.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: We are very confident in our extensive 10 Step Screening process; it is unparalleled in the industry. Without a doubt, our screening far far exceeds other agencies, not just locally, but accross the nation. Each Nanny that is represented by ABC has been fully investigated for safety and cleared of all illegalities. Nationwide Background investigations are completed on every candidate we accept prior to being presented to you. Safety is a sure bet when utilizing ABC Nanny Source as your agency while hiring a qualified in home childcare provider. You will have complete assurance with the information obtained by the agency, allowing you to hire with confidence and ease!

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NO Driving Under the Influence
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Averting Disaster



Question: How can you know that each candidates your family is considering has a safe driving motor vehicle record?

Concern with Online Searches: Applicants that have motor vehicle offenses such as driving under the influence or careless driving will most likely NOT be forthcoming when questioned about their record. The nanny's online post can be very unreliable since most candidates with these offenses will not be honest in their profile. Many applicants do not disclose these instances in fear of losing a position and do not consider the impact of the safety of children in their care.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: ABC Nanny Source obtains the driving motor vehile history report of each applicant before presenting them to families to consider. This type of information is not attainable by the general public and often requires very pertitent disclosures, expecially related to their level of responsibility. These reports contain all applicable moving violations the nanny candidate may have received. Additionally, any serious offenses will disqualify a nanny completely from agency representation. This will all be made known to you prior to your decision.

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NO Substance Abuse
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Question: Can you trust that the nannies you are reviewing are not using any illegal substances?

Concern with Online Searches: While you may assume that the candidate would be drug free if in the childcare profiession, there is NO way of knowing this by using an internet company for your search. While this may not be your first question when dealing with potential caregivers, it may undoubtedly be an important underlying factor that some families take for granted.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: Quest Diagnostics conducts a full panel drug test on each considered applicant prior to acceptance. This report discloses to ABC any traces of cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, marijuana and PCP’s that are detected. Implications that come with illegal drug are immediately disclosed to ABC Nanny Source and we take the results of this test very seriously. A depedable and profiessional caregiver will always be free from any of these substances. Deciding to welcome a Nanny into your home is personally selecting the individual you want best as a role model for your children.

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Question: Is it critical to your family to get a full understanding of the past positions of the candidate you are contemplating?

Concern with Online Searches: Since the resumes that each candidate submits to the online databases are self proclaimed and inspired from online templates, it can be misleading since the candidate can clearly embellish their skill set and charachter traits. Online Resume Searches will provide a multitude of results, leaving you to reach out to references on your own that may not be accurate or reliable.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: An entire Department at ABC Nanny Source is dedicated solely to this need. The ABC Team communicates with each individual family that has provided a recommendation on behalf of one our applicants. A standard goal here at our agency is that each candidate is able to provide at least three childcare references in addition to two charachter references. At ABC Nanny Source, we pride ourselves in knowing that we hand select our nannies personally. Everything is provided to be sure you have all the tools needed to make an informed choice on the nanny you choose to hire.

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Question: Is it important to your family that the candidates you are considering are legally authorized to accept employment in the United States?

Concern with Online Searches: There is no way to detect identity theft with an online search and there is no protection in place to verify that the person you are communicating with is indeed who they say they are. In many cases the individual could be concealing a criminal past that puts your family at risk. Online resume databases do not allow for you to confirm that the claimed identity is accurate and reliable. This lack of security allows for fraud to be welcomed into your home and have access to your confidential information.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: ABC completes a social security verification trace on each and every candidate is legally authorized to accept employment in the United States. We require all documentation to be kept current.

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Question: If a life threatening situation were to occur, is it important to you that your nanny is trained to react appropriately? Minutes matter!

Concern with Online Searches: Many times people may claim that they are CPR trained and yet too often these certifications are beyond the recommended renewal date and therefore expired and no longer valid.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: ABC Nanny Source not only verifies but also stores the proof on file that each nanny represented has current certification in CPR. This safety measure is essential to protecting your loved ones and should not be taken lightly.

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Question: Is it imperative that the nanny you allow to become a part of your family is committed to staying employed with your family long term?

Concern with Online Searches: Sometimes we find that applicants come to the agency seeking employment when they are going through a transition in their life rather than looking for a permanent position. This could put you in a situation where you have exhausted much of your precious time to train someone in your home only to find out that they will be with you only a short while. In many cases unreliable candidates don't reveal plans to relocate or begin full time classes during the hiring process, leaving your family stranded.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: All accepted ABC Nannies have signed a one year commitment pledge stating that they fully intended to stay with their family for a minimum of one year. ABC does not accept any candidates who are in a known transitional period with an upcoming relocation or schooling since we know that continuity in every family is essential and of utmost priority.

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Question: Is it important to your family that you have a resource to go to with any questions or concerns?

Concern with Online Searches:When utilizing the internet there is NO Placement Counselors available to help you and the fee paid comes with NO guarantee. Unfortunately, personalized advice to address your concerns is unavailable to you.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: ABC Placement Counselors pride themselves in knowing families personally even after placement. We take a very personalized approach and are there with you every step of the way. ABC is so confident in each placement and offers each client a full one year guarantee as a protection.



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