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Care.com Reviews

Updated November 14, 2017
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Care.com Founder & CEO Sheila Lirio Marcelo
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Pros
  • Had a flexible work from home gig (in 7 reviews)

  • It was also easy to find jobs in my area related to what I wanted to do (pet sitting) (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • no cons from my personal experience (in 7 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is sometimes hard to maintain (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Account Payable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Care.com full-time

    Pros

    They have a great message.

    Cons

    There is very little work culture.


  2. "PCA"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Pca in Roseville, MN
    Current Freelancer - Pca in Roseville, MN

    I have been working at Care.com (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxing afternoons, sweet family, easy job

    Cons

    Family likes things done a very particular way

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Caregiver"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Current Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Care.com (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility
    Great families
    Varied alternatives

    Cons

    Not always consistent schedules


  4. "Professional Nanny"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional Nanny in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Professional Nanny in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Care.com full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive, Pay, Relationships, Bonds, Vacations

    Cons

    Exhausting, Difficult, Travel, Overnights, Pay


  5. "Review from Nanny"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Nanny in Baltimore, MD
    Current Freelancer - Nanny in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Care.com (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Alot of options
    Availability most places

    Cons

    Alot of scammers
    Alot of competition
    Some offers lower than min. wage

    Advice to Management

    Help out the employees instead of focusing only on the employers.


  6. "care giver"

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    Current Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Current Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer

    Pros

    pick your ow jobs is a plus

    Cons

    crazy dirt bags on occasion


  7. "Nanny"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Usually getting paid every week and it being cash

    Cons

    There usually isn't opportunity for benefits

  8. "Baby sitter"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Care.com part-time

    Pros

    I love kids and enjoy being around them

    Cons

    I don't think there is


  9. "Nanny"

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    Current Freelancer - Nanny in Sylvania, OH
    Current Freelancer - Nanny in Sylvania, OH
    Recommends

    I have been working at Care.com (More than a year)

    Pros

    Convenient
    Easy to use
    Organized

    Cons

    Not updated frequently
    Messaging is difficult to use


  10. "Nanny"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Nanny in Larchmont, NY
    Current Freelancer - Nanny in Larchmont, NY

    I have been working at Care.com (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Had the opportunity to really grow with a family

    Cons

    Very demanding job, can be high stress at times, the families lives revolve around you.

    Advice to Management

    no management advances but yearly raises


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