Candidate #1 is Portuguese, with a green card, fluent in English and has worked 3 years as a nanny and five years as a housekeeper in the United States. She has great references. Her references describe her as a hard worker, dependable, loyal and unbeatable. She speaks Portuguese and Spanish. She is in her 30's, presents as quiet and polite, with a nice smile. She is asking for $16. per hour.
Candidate #2 is French, her mother lives in France and her father in Brooklyn. She speaks French and Spanish. She graduated in December with a BS in Psychology from a SUNY college. She is in her early 20's and likes to play beach volleyball and she wants to work with special needs children. She has been a nanny for four summers. She offered four additional babysitting references. Her references describe her as adventurous, sweet, loving and fun. She is asking for $15 per hour.
Can anyone help me make the right call? My husband works overseas and so I often feel like a single mom due to his constant traveling.
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