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2008 October | Survivor's Guide to India

charankanya on October 23rd, 2008

The previous posts dealt with how to interview your prospective maid. This one deals with how much to pay her and how to negotiate the salary. Also, feel free to share your opinions and experiences on how you went about hiring your domestic staff.

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charankanya on October 22nd, 2008

After you have asked all your questions and got some basic understanding about your prospective maid, you now need to share with her what your requirements are.  I am listing below what I normally tell them…you should add to or omit some of them as per your requirements. Job description – typically what I expect […]

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charankanya on October 22nd, 2008

How to hire maids/domestic help in India. What questions to ask and how to negotiate salary.

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charankanya on October 22nd, 2008

When you have just arrived in India, hiring a maid is not necessarily your top-most priority.  But sooner or later you will need to hire a maid(s).  For most, this hiring process has some angst.  I have given below some questions to ask at the “interview”.  Many of them may not be relevant to the […]

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charankanya on October 7th, 2008

Sunday October 19: ‘Celebrations‘ – A Diwali Program (A Poona Music Society Event) An Indian dance event performed by Revanta Sarabhai, grandson of Mrinalini Sarabhai, son of Mallika Sarabhai. Time: 7:00 pm Location: Ishanya, Amphitheatre, Opp. Poona Golf Course, Airport Road. Tickets: Members of Poona Music Society: Rs. 200, Public: Rs. 250 Available from October 9th at: Oceanic […]

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