Cambridge Nanny Group Raises Bar on Screening Nannies

Cambridge Nanny Group Requires Nannies to Pass Psychological and Personality Testing
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Oct. 26, 2012 - PRLog -- 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.  

“We are pleased to announced today Criteria Corp as our business partner for pre-employment testing, say’s 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, emotionally stable and trustworthy employees," said Ingrid Kellaghan, CEO and founder of Cambridge Nanny Group.  "We believe the Criteria Corp’s scientific and data driven methodologies align well with Cambridge Nanny Group standards for excellence.”

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,” says Kellaghan.  

Cambridge Nanny Group combines a personality inventory and Math/Verbal Skills Assessment with a workplace productivity test that is used to predict whether an applicant is conscientious, productive, and reliable employee. The candidate also completes an inventory that measures five key psychological traits: Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Stability/Neuroticism and Openness.  Candidates complete the testing portion of the interview in one (1) hour.

The Cambridge Nanny Group pre-employment testing platform launched two months ago. “It is only after careful evaluation and validation are we making our partnership official,” say’s Kellaghan.  “It’s best in class usability and real time scoring provides valuable insights to help us make crucial hiring decisions.”

“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 about their hiring decisions,” say’s Kellaghan.  

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