We met with out first nanny prospect this morning. It went well. We knew her from Matthew's previous day care center experience. Hopefully we can meet with two others before making a decision. I am already leaning toward this person for a variety of reasons.
Mostly I wanted to share that I always hate being the interviewer and every time I am in the position to face to face interview someone I realize how poorly I would do in a management role! One would think I would be comfortable with this role as we have done this three times before when looking for day care situations for Matthew.
The thing I find the most humorous of all: do you want to know what I do at my job all day??? INTERVIEW people. But it is over the phone, no face to face. We follow a basic script and really most people's answers to our questions are the same. BUT I just checked and since January 1, 2008 I have conducted 60 interviews with candidates and written 23 jobs with employers. That is just the first half of THIS year.
Since starting my job in 2004 I have conducted (GET THIS) 516 interviews with candidates and written 268 jobs with employers. One would think I would be comfortable with this process by now!!!