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Tag Archives: household management

Butler & Household Manager Training Path Choices

Training at the front end of any career, and ongoing until the day we retire, at least, is a given for butlers and household or estate(s) managers today. In the old days, the only training route was on-the-job training and apprenticeship that was hands-on heavy, light on theory, and limited …

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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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The Honourable House Manager: An Interview

I recall when I first spoke with “Sam.” [I am using a pseudonym for the purposes of discretion and maintaining the privacy of the individuals involved in “Sam’s” story] At the time, over 12 years ago, I was working for my previous employer and interviewing House Managers for an important …

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A Job Seekers Perspective…

Any recruitment process is not easy, but when it comes to placing professionals in affluent homes or on-board luxury yachts and jets, pretty often things go from ‘not easy’ to ‘extremely difficult’. And this concerns all three parties – the employer, the agency and the specialist who is applying for …

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Get the maximum out of your PA support

Why a PA is the key to your personal and business success

There is a great deal of incredible Personal Assistants to choose from. Settle with one that promises to be a good match for your tasks and needs and you are off to the races… While dropping everything off on the to-do list of your PA sounds easy and simple enough, …

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