Many employment agencies in Singapore will have you believe that it is impossible to hire a maid without a maid employment agency. However, that is not true. It is indeed pretty straightforward and easy to directly hire a transfer maid, especially with prowidor.com.
Prowidor.com is a platform that connects maids in Singapore looking for transfer with employers who want to hire them. It is not an employment agency, and the basic features are available for free.
So, how do you hire a maid via Prowidor.com?
Step 1] Register on Prowidor.com
Just go to prowidor.com and Sign up. After you sign up, you would be prompted to fill out your job description. Job description consists of things you would expect from your maid. Such as cooking skills, what kind of services you need, etc.
If you choose to go for the premium plan, Prowidor.com will advertise your profile across its network, ensuring that maids who are interested in working for you will contact you.
Step 2] Find the maid you like.
You can find the latest maids in Singapore looking for transfer in the “Browse FDW” section of your dashboard. You can click on a profile for a detailed view. If you are interested in a particular candidate, or if the candidate is interested in you, you can choose to reveal her contact information by shortlisting her.
Simply chat with us on the webchat to get 3 free shortlist credits. If you are interested in more, you can opt for standard or premium membership plans.
Step 3] Interview the maid.
Once you shortlist a maid and get her phone number, you can call her to schedule an interview. You should typically interview 3–4 maids before hiring one.
Note: Prowidor.com does not share your contact information with other employers or maids on the platform.
Step 4] Documentation
Once you have decided the maid you want to hire, choose a date of transfer and start with the documentation process. You can find more information about the documentation process here.
Best of luck with your maid hunting process.