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Business Recruitment Gets 'Social'

Posted by Angela Mortimer

July 28, 2017

*This post was adapted from a blog by Angela Mortimer U.K. office. Read the original here.

Social media has transformed the way we communicate with each other, often creating blurred lines between our public and private spheres. For businesses and organizations social media platforms can provide everything from initial client engagement to growing sales and creating lasting brand identity. So how do social platforms aid business recruitment?

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Topics: business recruitment

With Multiple Homes in Manhattan and Elsewhere A Household Manager Is A Must

Posted by Angela Mortimer

July 21, 2017

If you own multiple homes in Manhattan and maybe a getaway place in other areas, a household manager is something you don’t want to miss out on. Balancing these properties on your own is too stressful and takes away from the joy of owning multiple homes, so it is time to make your life a whole lot easier.

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Topics: Private Staff, household staff

Overseeing Properties, Cars and Boats in Greenwich, the Hamptons, and Other Estate Manager Jobs

Posted by Angela Mortimer

July 13, 2017

 

Management of property can be an overwhelming task if you have lots of property and little time to oversee all of them. Poor property management can lead to unprecedented costs and losses. You should let a professional overseer or expert manager to help you take care of your homes, cars, boats and other property. Here is what an estate manager can do for you.

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Topics: Private Staff, household staff

Questions to Ask a Domestic Staffing Agency When Hiring For Your Fairfield County or NYC Home

Posted by Angela Mortimer

July 7, 2017


Your home is a place where safety and comfort should be a given. When you decide to bring outside domestic help into this oasis you want to make sure all remains well. Going through a domestic staffing agency is a better way to hire household help in that you don't have to deal with searching for and interviewing a multitude of candidates for your position. What is important is that you know what questions to ask the private staffing agency itself to help ensure you make the best match for your needs.

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Topics: Private Staff, household staff

Make Sure Your Summer Hamptons Home is Well Maintained. Hire a Property Caretaker.

Posted by Angela Mortimer

June 30, 2017

One of the most important responsibilities you have as a home owner is properly maintaining your property. This helps to ensure that you maintain equity in the property down the line if you should decide to sell it. It also means that you will be able to get more enjoyment out of the property while you still own it. In order to make sure that your summer home in the Hamptons is properly maintained and looked after all year long, you will need to hire a property caretaker.

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Topics: Domestic Staff, Private Staff, household staff

Executive Assistants vs Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Angela Mortimer

June 22, 2017

*This post was adapted from a blog by Angela Mortimer in our U.K. office. Read the original here.

One may ask, what’s so great about robots? Well to put it simply, even the most advanced androids tend not to ask for salary raises or parental leave. They don’t get tired. They don’t have doctor’s appointments. They have better memories. They won’t seek acknowledgement or appreciation, and they won’t get angry and frustrated when things go horribly wrong. In fact, we are led to believe that the majority of the world’s jobs that are bound by procedures and protocols will become a job done by robots. The assistant role has been in the eye of this technological storm for the past 20 years, and survived as it’s evolved.

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Topics: business recruitment

Searching for the Right Employee For Private Staff Position

Posted by Angela Mortimer

June 15, 2017

When looking to hire a private staff, how do you find talent you need? Should you use the latest social networks and sourcing technologies? How do you take advantage of your referral networks? Finding the right person for your needs, starts with a good search.

In this video - an excerpt from our popular Complete Guide To Hiring Private Staff - Senior Partner Stephen Candland talks about searching for the right employee.

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Topics: Domestic Staff, Private Staff, household staff

Take Control Of Your Health. A Personal Chef For Your Manhattan Home Can Help

Posted by Angela Mortimer

June 7, 2017

 

Let’s face it life can be very busy and important things sometimes end up not getting the priority they should. One of these things that tend to fall by the wayside is your health, especially when it comes to eating balanced meals. It is vital to eat healthy meals, but preparing them can be time consuming. On top of that, planning can take a lot of time as well. Have you found yourself accepting the inevitable stop at a fast food restaurant because you realize you don’t have time to prepare a wholesome, healthy meal for you and your family? If this is the case, then a personal chef might be just what you need.

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Topics: Private Staff, Personal Chef

What Is The Difference Between A Personal Assistant And An Executive Assistant?

Posted by Angela Mortimer

May 24, 2017

When I began helping companies find the perfect match, for their office/admin/personal support and the many other tasks that a personal assistant (PA) and an executive assistant (EA) can help with, I realized many people might not truly understand the differences between the two, especially if they have not had one before. Here I’ll shine a light on the key differences between these two incredible support roles, to help you decide which of them can best suit your requirements and needs.

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Topics: Private Staff, business recruitment

Preparing to Hire Private Staff

Posted by Angela Mortimer

May 17, 2017

More than ever, having employees who can help you leverage your business, personal, family, and social interests can bring you benefits across the board. In an effort to help you hire the best-fit private staff, we created easy to watch videos of excerpts from our popular Complete Guide To Hiring Private Staff.  Watch Senior Partner Stephen Candland talk about preparing to hire private staff.

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Topics: Domestic Staff, Private Staff, household staff