Outsourcing Grounds Services
Most estate properties employ a small crew in-house to do the everyday maintenance and care for the grounds. When it comes to big projects or specialty services, however, it may be necessary to outsource landscape needs.
Diary of a Celebrity Assistant & Lifestyle Manager
Film-makers produce and direct works of fiction. Celebrity Assistants & Lifestyle Managers, on the other hand, produce and direct reality; LIVE.
It’s a Hard Life Being a Super Yacht Broker
Selling, chartering and building Super Yachts seemed to be an ideal choice to meet all my criteria and Lomond Yachts was formed within days.
Tips from Hollywood A-List Assistants
Being a Personal Assistant is a rewarding and challenging career offering individuals the opportunity to work with some of the most successful and inspiring people out there, but like any other job, it comes with a unique set of challenges
The Weight of the Estate
Estate Managers, also called Majordomos or Director of Properties, manage the estates of wealthy families or individuals. Estate Management positions are some of the most highly sought after positions for Household Managers in the industry.
A Diamond Among Us
If your staff are not learning, they’re standing still and looking for other jobs. On-site training is by far the most efficient and cost-effective way of training household staff.
Finding a Private Service Position
Excerpt from the book, Insider’s Guide to Household Staffing, 2nd ed. Private Staffing Secrets They DO Want You to Know. When considering a career change, starting out in the domestic field, or finding your next position as a seasoned service pro, there are a few very important considerations. The first and most important is “Why […]
The New Global Assistant
What is a Virtual Assistant (VA)? In short(ish), a Virtual Assistantis generally an experienced self-employed administrative professional. A VA is a replacement for an in-office assistant/permanent executive administrator. A VA works off site from your premises as an independent contractor, usually working remotely from a home based office. They generally provide technical, creative and of […]
An Exclusive Security Agent for Your Protection
The best Executive Protection Agents are those who devote their time to maintaining proficiency in marksmanship, medical knowledge, martial arts and are constantly aware of what is going on around them.