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What are the responsibilities of a Travelling Private Chef?

What are the responsibilities of a Travelling Private Chef?

A Travelling Private Chef for an UHNWI typically has a set of responsibilities that go beyond those of a traditional chef. With UHNWIs leading often demanding and high-profile lifestyles, they expect a specific level of personalised service.

Top tips for private household job searches before the end of the year

Top tips for private household job searches before the end of the year

Applying for a new job in a Private Household in November and December comes with its own set of considerations, as it’s almost holiday season and the end of the calendar year.

We share our top tips for those seeking a new role in a Private Household during this time.

Moving from a yacht-based career into a private household job

Moving from a yacht-based career into a private household job

Throughout the years, our domestic staffing agency, Cora, has assisted numerous high-calibre candidates with yacht experience into shore-based private household jobs.

The transition into shore-based roles happens for a variety of reasons, often reflecting a combination of personal and professional motivations, such as pursuing a work-life balance, career stability and advancement.

The importance of a NDA in a private household

The importance of a NDA in a private household

A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is a legally binding contract that plays a pivotal role in safeguarding sensitive information. For UHNW/HNW individuals, it provides a framework for trust and confidentiality, particularly when personal and financial transactions are involved.

Effectively managing staff performance in a private household

Effectively managing staff performance in a private household

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.

Top interview tips for a private household job

Top interview tips for a private household job

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.

What are the responsibilities of a Chief of Staff?

What are the responsibilities of a Chief of Staff?

In a private household, 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.

Why you should choose Cora for your private household recruitment

Why you should choose Cora for your private household recruitment

In the world of domestic 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.

What is the role of a Nanny/Housekeeper?

What is the role of a Nanny/Housekeeper?

A Nanny/Housekeeper’s responsibilities are multifaceted and involve 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.