Wednesday , August 9 2017

Career & Advice

Why Become a Household Manager?

Let’s face it, Private Service is not necessarily on top of every young kid’s top ten list when they are asked by Uncle John what they want to become when they grow up. Sadly, if little John Jr. or little Mary were to answer “I want to be a Household …

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Best Practices for Working With Recruiters

For most people looking for employment, it is absolutely one of the more stressful experiences life can throw at us. Some individuals are pros at finding work. They know exactly how to prepare a resumé and cover letter. They know precisely the kind of tone they should adopt during an …

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Simple Fall Checklist for Private and Domestic Staff

As we enter the Fall season, it is a good time to take stock of your personal, private, domestic and business staff members. Key questions and reviews include: Grading their performance by most important responsibilities Conducting a performance review How and where do they spend their time? What would I …

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Uniform – Visualizing Your Business

Does a uniform have anything to do with service and good service-deliveries? Maybe not directly, but certainly important for the guest-experience and in the whole service-work picture. Uniforms shows belonging, statement and should always be worn with pride! In the military and on ships for instance, it is always easy …

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Adapting to Change

…Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Turn and face the strange Ch-ch-changes… ©David Bowie Going through changes can be extremely difficult for many of us and can cause a lot of stress and sleepless nights. An unexpected serious change in your career or business is often considered as something ‘to get over’ or ‘ to …

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The Resume Alternative

A bit of history, CVs or resumes were just a mere formality during the 1930s…back then you probably could have written something brief on the back of a Cadbury’s wrapper and that would have passed off as your vocational press release. It took a further 20 years for CVs to …

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Writing a Private Staffing Job Description

Many of the professions which inhabit the world of private staffing are extremely idiosyncratic in terms of the way specific duties are managed…there is always a professional, methodical way in which only a fully-trained individual would have knowledge of which enables to person to carry out duties effectively and to …

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