AuPairWorld Blog

The AuPairWorld Blog – Lifestyle, Sharing, Discovery

We're writing about au pairing in a completely new way. And you're invited to join in the discussion! There's lots to discover and lots to share. Check it out!

Can au pairing help in the Ukraine crisis?

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April 07, 2022

For some young people seeking their next step after being forced to leave Ukraine, an au pair placement could offer refuge and purpose in a difficult situation. 

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Your AuPairWorld dashboard: New features and updates

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April 05, 2022

Recently we rolled out a new dashboard area for AuPairWorld users. As promised, we have continued to make updates and improvements in what is offered there. You can find out the latest here.

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Au pair visa for New Zealand: reopening dates!

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March 31, 2022

During the pandemic, New Zealand closed its borders completely. Now borders have been opened again and au pairs can start applying for the Working Holiday Visas on a rolling basis. Find out when is the opening date for your country.

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Your family's spare room - home office or au pair room?

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March 10, 2022

Should your family's extra room serve as a home office, as an au pair room, or what? We consider the alternatives together with you.

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Making your au pair feel at home

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February 28, 2022

Welcoming an au pair into your home is like welcoming a new member of the family. It's important to make them feel at home, as they will play an important role in your children's lives. Laura Carrasco explains how to make your au pair feel happy from day one.

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Good news! AuPairWorld has a new dashboard for users

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January 23, 2022

With a new user dashboard and messaging functions, AuPairWorld users will be able to make contact more quickly and match more easily.

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Planning your Halloween as an au pair

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October 15, 2021

Halloween is not just a special holiday with costumes and parties and great activities for grown-ups and for kids. It also can help you to bond with your host family  and create a special connection with your host kids. Find out how below.

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5 ways to improve your life as an au pair

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October 05, 2021

Au pairs work with a host family to care for children in a foreign country. While this cultural exchange comes with great benefits (including the chance to travel), it can also involve many challenges – physical and mental. 

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How to present your au pair experience to boost your CV

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September 08, 2021

Trying to figure out how to incorporate your experience as an au pair into your CV? It is important not only to include it, but to showcase it in the right way. With these tips, you'll give your cv an extra boost.

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How being an au pair makes you attractive to future employers

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September 02, 2021

Maybe you're wondering: "Is it worth it being an au pair if I'm not going to work directly with children or with languages in the future?" We can answer without a doubt: "Yes, it will be valuable for any future job!"

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