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How do I request reviews from families I've previously worked for?

As a newer sitter on UrbanSitter, one of the best ways to boost your profile and credibility as a sitter is to request recommendations from parents, employers, colleagues, and friends you've worked with before signing up on our site.

Think of recommendations as positive reviews from people you've worked with in the past who can speak to your babysitting skills, professionalism, stellar personality, and more.

Recommendations are simple:

  1. Reach out to the parent or employer with your personal recommendation link
  2. They create a free account and write you a recommendation
  3. The recommendation appears on your profile as a five star review!

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Here's how to request recommendations on the UrbanSitter website accessed on a desktop or mobile web browser, and on the iPhone and Android app: 

Web and Mobile Web Browser

Your personal recommendation link can be accessed via one of two ways: from your profile under 'Get reviews' and from your Success Guide under 'Get reviews'. Simply copy the link and send via an email or text message. 

Profile:

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Success Guide: 

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iPhone App

You can copy your personal recommendation link from your 'Success Guide'. Click the menu button ios_menu_button.png in the top right corner of your screen and click 'Account', then 'Success Guide'. Then click 'Get recommendations' and send your link through the various apps available such as a message or email. 

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Android App

You can copy your personal recommendation link from your 'Success Guide'. Click the menu button android_menu_button.png in the top left corner of your screen and click 'Account', then 'Success Guide'. Then click 'Get recommendations' and send your link through the various apps available such as a message or email. 

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Sitters: need to complete your profile for approval to start connecting with families and booking jobs? Check out our Completing Your Profile FAQs for more information.

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