How to interview the helpers?

First time employer? Unsure of what to ask the helper?
Always provide the helper sufficient time to think through the answers.

1. Verify her name, age, birthdate, marital status & number of children.
2. Ask her to talk about her past experiences (type of house, number of people, jobscope)
3. Try to understand why she wants to Singapore.
4. Explain about your family, expectations & job scope.
5. Essential DOs & DON’Ts to be explained to the helper.

What are the challenges during the interview?
1. Interview venue
2. Unsure of the question/answer
3. Asking one word questions
4. Language barrier