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Tag Archives: housekeepers

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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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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The Modern Day Housekeeper

If you look on our private staffing jobs board you will see many private employers seeking live in or live out housekeepers. Most of these clients will have far better than average homes with a lifestyle with more ‘storys’ than their modest 4 floored Chelsea home. The problem with having …

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DEMA – A London Chapter

meeting for estate managers in london

DEMA (Domestic Estate Management Association) made its long awaited debut in London on the eve of the 23rd of June. Estate & Manor Magazine were lucky enough to attend the first in many London gatherings. The venue for the event was a quaint little café/bar tucked away down a narrow …

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Hiring and Managing The Housekeeping Staff

how to manage your domestic housekeepers

As a Household/Estate Manager, one of the important roles you will undergo is hiring and managing housekeeping staff. Here is how to begin the process. Assessment – Consider the size/style of home, number of people & pets residing, standards, guest and entertaining lifestyle. Typically, there is one housekeeper assigned for every …

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