Nanny Agency Screens Nannies for Emotional Stability and Other Personality Risks

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Cambridge Nanny Group headquartered in Chicago, IL raises bar on screening nannies as the only nanny and domestic agency who utilizes integrity tests and personality measures that can help families increase their chances of hiring reliable, dedicated, emotionally stable and trustworthy employees.

Cambridge Nanny Group, a leading nanny agency headquartered in Chicago, IL announces that they have partnered with Criteria Corporation to test nanny and domestic applicants who apply for employment through their agency.   Criteria Corp. is the leader in web-based preemployment testing. 

“We are pleased to announce today Criteria Corp as our business partner for pre-employment testing, says Ingrid Kellaghan, CEO of Cambridge Nanny Group. "We identified a need for integrity tests and personality measures that can help families increase their chances of hiring reliable, dedicated,  trustworthy, and emotionally stable employees," said Ingrid Kellaghan.  "We believe that Criteria Corp’s scientific and data driven methodologies align well with Cambridge Nanny Group commitment to recruiting the highest caliber nannies and domestic employees.” 

The Criteria Assessments were developed and guided by it’s Scientific Advisory Board, which includes several of the world’s foremost experts in cognitive psychology, psychometrics, and statistics.  “In addition to the company's own internal product development efforts, they have collaborated with renowned academic institutions and research organizations to further their test development and test validation efforts. We value their commitment to data reliability,” explains Kellaghan.  

The Cambridge Nanny Group pre-employment testing platform launched two months ago. “We've had the opportunity to carefully evaluate and validate findings,” say’s Kellaghan.  “It’s best in class usability and real time scoring provides valuable insights to help us make crucial hiring decisions. Whether it's predicting a person's propensity for theft or fraud or flagging candidates who are emotional unstable or are unable to handle stress we are very pleased with it's accuracy." 

“We understand that choosing a nanny is the most important hiring decision a parent will ever make. Coupling our robust background check and vetting processes with scientific driven pre-employment testing allows client families to be completely confident and feel safe about their hiring decisions. We feel very good about that.” say’s Kellaghan.  

About Cambridge Nanny Group
Unparalleled in client service, selection, and range of services.   Cambridge Nanny Group is a first of its kind domestic agency offering Virtual Introductions to clients. View prerecorded video’s of candidates personally matched to your family from your computer, ipad, or smart phone - 24/7 - from anywhere in the world. You'll find the absolute best service and the best selection of qualified nannies and other household employees with Cambridge.

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Ingrid Kellaghan
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