INA Weekly Brief

Category: Business Solutions


INA is Hiring A Conference Coordinator

The International Nanny Association would like to thank Kellie Geres for her many years of service to the INA Conference. She will not be renewing her contract for the 2019 Conference and the INA Board of Directors has begun the search for a new individual or firm to take the role of planning and implementing… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | January 18, 2018

INA is Hiring Blog Writers

The International Nanny Association is seeking several individuals to assist with the monthly blog posts of the association. The INA Weekly Brief is the official blog of the INA, and writers must meet the needs of the membership including nannies, specialty nannies, Newborn Care Specialists (NCS), agency owners and staff, parents and the general public. Interested… Read more »


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Attention Agencies – Don’t miss the APNA Mastermind Groups!

Conference!!! It is my favorite time of year! I am energized by the sessions, speakers, and especially by my peers. Each day is filled with brainstorming, planning, and goal-setting, and I always leave with so many fresh ideas!! And then…I get back to work and family and life takes over once again. Inevitably six months… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | December 18, 2017

Steps for a Successful Start – Revised and Enhanced Now Available

Are you thinking of starting a Nanny Placement Agency or have you recently started one? Then you will want to get a copy of our new and improved publication Steps for a Successful Start. Created and updated by industry leaders, it will help you as you enter the entrepreneurial world. This is a great resource you’ll… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | December 8, 2017

Introducing INA Member Only Educational Calendar 2018

The INA’s mission is to serve as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry by providing information, education, and guidance to the public and to industry professionals. We want our members to have access to education 12 months a year and now that we have a Member Only Facebook group, we have the… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | December 7, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight: If You Cannot Read your Scorecard (Financial Statements), You Do Not Know the Score

Speaker: Miranda Kerns Topic: Finances “Finances are the groundwork of any business…” Today we get to know a little more about Miranda Kerns.  Ms. Kerns is a licensed CPA and works as a Financial Statement Auditor with RS US, the 5th largest public accounting firm in the US. She will be presenting a workshop entitled… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , | May 8, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight: Nanny Hacks and Finding the Best Nannies

Speaker: Jaclyn Burke Topics: Be the Best Agency by Finding the Best Nannies – 5 Nanny Hacks   “There is a revolution coming I think in terms of understanding the role of caregivers in our society…”   Let’s get to know a little more about Jaclyn Burke.  Ms. Burke is the author of “The Nanny… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | May 4, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight – Defining Your Agency as a Brand

  Conference Workshop Spotlight – Defining Your Agency as a Brand Speaker: Brandy Schultz Topics: Branding “… [branding] needs to be applied to every interaction within the customer’s experience. ” In this post, we spotlight Brandy Schultz.  Ms. Schultz’s experiences as a travel nanny combined with her background in education reform and gender studies led… Read more »


April 20, 2017

Top Tips for Phone Interviews

When applying for jobs, it’s more than likely that you will be in contact with the potential employers or placement agencies via phone prior to attending a face to face interview. Phone interviews are critical to recruiters and employers as they assist them in short listing applicants and ensuring that the applicant meets the selection… Read more »


Tags: , | October 20, 2016

Trends in Social Media for Nanny Agencies

Small business owners wear many hats, and have so many competing demands on our time that we often don’t know where to focus efforts for the biggest benefit to our bottom line. Social media is a big hot button, and I for one struggle with knowing which platforms to invest in, how to message, and… Read more »


Tags: , | April 9, 2015