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.
Every morning I order a “tall, half-caf, nonfat latte; extra hot; no foam”. It may seem like a complicated order, but those are the terms I need to use to get the coffee that I want. When I see a job description that has less clarity than my coffee order, I wonder what they’re going […]
Excerpt from the book, Insider’s Guide to Household Staffing, 2ed. 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 do […]
Recently, Ms. Baibakova made headlines not for her influence on the art world, but for her disctinct opinions on household staff.
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 […]