When discussing Private Staffing we often think about renowned cities such as London, New York and Geneva! I had a small window in which to chat to Anthony Mauro, CEO of Adventurepreneur Escapes based in St Croix, US Virgin Islands to chat about his business and the staff which are most commonly …Read More »
Working in a Private Villa or How to Swear in Perfect French
The moment the last ball had been hit at Wimbledon, all of us upped sticks from SW19 and headed south to France. The family’s grand old private villa had been a wedding present to my female boss, for one of her early marriages. It was nestled on top of a …Read More »
From Ship to Shore…
Being a part of the yachting industry offers an exciting, unique career – one which many of us were never expecting to be a part of. Time seems to pass so quickly; before you know it, you have worked your way up the ranks, and all those things which seemed …Read More »
5 Insidious Mistakes That Are Destroying Your Job Search
Recently, I noticed certain disturbing resume trends that have serious impacts on candidates’ job search. Some of them are new variations on the old mistakes and some are new problems that arise from the prevalence of app-based job searching. Hopefully you won’t fall for these insidious mistakes and ruin your …Read More »
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 …Read More »
6 Steps to Find Your Voice and Speak Up!
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker (The Color Purple) There’s good news and bad news in the workplace of 2016. The good news is that there has never been a better time to be a personal assistant than …Read More »
What does it take to work for a Celebrity?
Many professionals within the private service and childcare industry see working for a celebrity as the pinnacle of ones career. Imagine working for megastars such as David Beckham, Justin Bieber (maybe not..) or Beyonce? I think many would at least enjoy the challenge of working for extremely high-profile, dummy spitting …Read More »