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Jul 04 2024

What to Consider When Employing a Nanny for Your Private Household

Finding a local nanny for your private household is an exciting prospect, but it can be daunting...
May 28 2024

Paris Olympic Games: Hiring Temporary Private Staff

In just over two months the Olympics will begin in Paris! The highly prestigious sporting event...
Apr 16 2024

The Missing Ingredient: Why You Should Hire a Private Chef

In a world where time is precious and convenience is the be all and end all, the idea of having a...
Mar 06 2024

The Perils of DIY Hiring: Why Should You Use a Recruitment Agency?

Let's chat about one of the biggest conundrums in the hiring world: the age-old debate between DIY...
Feb 23 2024

A Guide to Obtaining the Right to Work in the UK

So, you've been eyeing that dream job in the UK, but the nagging question remains: do you have the...
Feb 13 2024

The Ultimate Power Couple: The World of Domestic Couple Jobs

Are you and your significant other the dynamic duo that everyone envies? Do you often find...
Jan 18 2024

Hiring Household Staff: 5 Reasons Why You Should be Using a Private Staffing Agency

Ah, the joy of hiring household staff! A home that runs like a well-oiled machine is a dream,...
Jan 02 2024

The Art of Saying ‘No’: Why Top Recruiters Do It

In the fast-paced world of private staff recruitment, there's an unspoken art to saying 'no'. Yes,...
Nov 23 2023

Across the Pond: US Communities Tour Round Up.

We’re back with an exciting update from the other side of the Atlantic. Our dynamic trio,...
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Sep 12 2023

Maintaining the Dream Team: Tips for Long-Term Success with your Staff.

Ah, the joys of a perfectly staffed private household. Your Housekeeper creates a space worthy of...
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Jul 04 2024

What to Consider When Employing a Nanny for Your Private Household

Finding a local nanny for your private household is an exciting prospect, but it can be daunting...
May 28 2024

Paris Olympic Games: Hiring Temporary Private Staff

In just over two months the Olympics will begin in Paris! The highly prestigious sporting event...
Apr 16 2024

The Missing Ingredient: Why You Should Hire a Private Chef

In a world where time is precious and convenience is the be all and end all, the idea of having a...
Mar 06 2024

The Perils of DIY Hiring: Why Should You Use a Recruitment Agency?

Let's chat about one of the biggest conundrums in the hiring world: the age-old debate between DIY...
Feb 23 2024

A Guide to Obtaining the Right to Work in the UK

So, you've been eyeing that dream job in the UK, but the nagging question remains: do you have the...
Feb 13 2024

The Ultimate Power Couple: The World of Domestic Couple Jobs

Are you and your significant other the dynamic duo that everyone envies? Do you often find...
Jan 18 2024

Hiring Household Staff: 5 Reasons Why You Should be Using a Private Staffing Agency

Ah, the joy of hiring household staff! A home that runs like a well-oiled machine is a dream,...
Jan 02 2024

The Art of Saying ‘No’: Why Top Recruiters Do It

In the fast-paced world of private staff recruitment, there's an unspoken art to saying 'no'. Yes,...
Nov 23 2023

Across the Pond: US Communities Tour Round Up.

We’re back with an exciting update from the other side of the Atlantic. Our dynamic trio,...
Mar 16 2021

Middle East Special: Corina Goetz & Silver Swan’s Middle East Team

Hello, and welcome back to Life In Private Staffing season 2. For episode 5, I’m joined by Middle...
A picture of a nanny. Employing a nanny.
Jul 04 2024

What to Consider When Employing a Nanny for Your Private Household

Finding a local nanny for your private household is an exciting prospect, but it can be daunting...
Feb 23 2024

A Guide to Obtaining the Right to Work in the UK

So, you've been eyeing that dream job in the UK, but the nagging question remains: do you have the...
Feb 13 2024

The Ultimate Power Couple: The World of Domestic Couple Jobs

Are you and your significant other the dynamic duo that everyone envies? Do you often find...
Dec 13 2023

The Cover Letter: Friend or Foe?

So, you've found the private staffing job of your dreams, and it's ready and waiting for someone...
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Jul 31 2023

How do we reference-check our candidates?

Earlier this year we partnered with Referoo, the industry-leading reference-checking platform to...
May 23 2023

UK Private Households Salary Insights 2023

Hiring domestic staff is an excellent way to help manage your property but it’s important that you...
Mar 03 2023

How To Submit The Perfect CV

The process of writing your CV can be a daunting task. Our top tips on how to submit the perfect...
Sep 27 2021

From hotels to homes: how to make the switch to private staffing

Looking to switch up your career in hospitality? Considering the private staffing sector could be...
Mar 16 2021

Middle East Special: Corina Goetz & Silver Swan’s Middle East Team

Hello, and welcome back to Life In Private Staffing season 2. For episode 5, I’m joined by Middle...
Dec 01 2020

5 Things Working a Ski Season Taught Us

Jobseekers, Employers, Internal News5 Things Working A Ski Season Taught UsThe down to earth...