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Managing staff performance in a private household requires a unique set of skills and considerations compared to managing employees in a corporate setting.
Through good staff management, there is a direct impact on the quality of life, security, efficiency and overall well-being of the household. It helps maintain a harmonious and functional working environment, while ensuring that staff members are treated fairly and ethically.
In this latest blog, we reveal the top tips for effectively managing staff performance…
Jobs in private households involve working closely with a family within a domestic setting. This is vastly different from a traditional workspace and requires candidates to adapt their approach and expectations. If you’re interviewing for a role in a private household, it requires some careful preparation.
In this latest blog, we reveal the vital tips and advice to help make your interview a success.
A Chief of Staff’s responsibilities are centred around managing the day-to-day operations, providing efficient and discrete support to the Principal(s) and the household, and ensuring the well-being of all staff.
The specific priorities can vary depending on the size and needs of the household.
In the world of private staffing, finding the right staff members for a household is of paramount importance; and in terms of recruitment, the choice of agency can make all the difference.
In this latest blog, we explain why Cora should be your preferred partner for your private staffing needs.
A Nanny/Housekeeper working for a private household typically has a multifaceted role that involves both childcare and household management responsibilities.
Given the unique demands and lifestyle of high-profile clients, the Nanny/Housekeeper’s tasks may be more specialised and extensive compared to those of a typical household staff member.
Whether you are hiring for the estate or searching for someone to help with the day-to-day, in addition to having a clear and legally compliant contract of employment, the House Manager should create a staff handbook which will give your private staff a detailed overview of your rules, policies, guidelines or procedures.
A guide to making the right decision.
Welcoming a new member into your family is a joyous and transformative experience. To ensure a smooth transition and proper care during the early weeks or months of your baby’s life, hiring a skilled and caring maternity nurse can be an invaluable decision.
When writing an employment contract for your domestic staff, it’s important to clearly outline the terms and conditions to avoid any misunderstandings or disputes in the future. Well-drafted written contracts provide clarity and transparency regarding the rights and obligations of both parties.
A Butler in a private household typically serves as the head of the household staff and is responsible for managing the overall operations and smooth running of the residence.