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International Staffing Solutions: Finding the Perfect Fit Across Borders

  • Publish Date: Posted 2 months ago

As many high-net-worth individuals are looking to relocate the need for specifically trained international staff is on the rise. But this increased demand makes finding the perfect fit all the more difficult. As a leading international domestic staffing agency we work across the globe to source the very best staff to meet all our clients needs. While we are headquartered in the UK we have offices throughout the world, supplying staff throughout Europe, the Middle East, US and all the way to Australia. Recruiting domestic staff internationally comes with its own set of challenges, from navigating visa requirements to understanding cultural differences. So if you are considering a move overseas (and with the UK being named the world’s 2nd most miserable country we don't blame you) here are our expert tips when looking to source staff.


Define your needs clearly


Start with a detailed understanding of the type of staff you require, not only in terms of their responsibilities, skills and experience but also the personal qualities that would fit well within your household. This will help to narrow your search and ensure that you find the ideal candidates as quickly as possible.


Consider cultural fit


Beyond skills and experience, finding someone who can seamlessly blend into your household and respect the cultural norms of the country is an essential part of any overseas role. You may want a staff member that has knowledge of the local area and can speak the language. Or you may want staff that can bring that classic British touch to your international household. These are factors that should be considered.


Plan for a smooth transition


If you are considering moving your UK staff overseas or hiring staff from another country then navigating international visas and work permit requirements can become complex. We can assist you with the necessary paperwork and ensure a smooth onboarding process for your chosen staff member.


Partner with a reputable agency


Working with an experienced international domestic staffing agency like us makes all the difference. We offer access to a vast pool of pre-vetted candidates, along with unrivalled expertise in logistical and regional considerations.


Our dedicated international staffing team possesses a wealth of experience and an in-depth understanding of the diverse cultural nuances across the countries we work within. Whether you require a meticulous housekeeper for your Mediterranean villa, a fine dining chef for your Swiss chalet, or a team of professional staff for your palace in Dubai, we are here to find you the ideal candidate.


Here's an overview of some of the international domestic staff positions we can help you fill:


     Household Management and Personal Assistants


From overseeing daily household operations to managing staff schedules our highly qualified household managers and personal assistants ensure your overseas residence runs smoothly and efficiently.


     Private Chefs


Whether you are looking for a fine dining chef or family cook, our expertly trained candidates are ready to provide outstanding culinary experiences for you and your family no matter where in the world you are based.




Experience unparalleled service with your very own butler. They can cater to your every need and ensure that your household is a welcoming retreat no matter the region you are based.




Our highly skilled housekeepers will help keep your home immaculate and assist with the daily duties of running your household.




Whether you are on an international trip, relocating for good, or already living overseas, we can supply the very best nannies and governesses to take exceptional care of your children and become an invaluable addition to your family.


     Yacht Staff


Yachting season is almost upon us. If you are looking to set sail on an unforgettable yachting experience then you will be in need of highly skilled yacht staff, including yacht pursers, chefs, and stewards all of which we can supply.


     Ski Staff


Although it may be a bit of a wait until you are enjoying the slopes and an Après-ski, when ski season rolls around, we have a wide range of ski staff to make your trip extra special.


     Palace Specialists

For those with grand estates or palaces, particularly in the Middle East, we have dedicated palace specialists with the experience and understanding to take on this highly specialised and demanding role.


By no means is this an exhaustive list as our bespoke domestic staff solutions can be tailored to meet the unique need of any client. To learn more speak to our expert consultants about what you are searching for and we will be able to find you the perfect candidate for the role you desire.


Our international domestic staffing services extend far beyond simply finding qualified candidates. We guide you through the entire process. We take the time to understand your specific needs, preferences, and unique requirements for you and your property. Our rigorous recruitment process involves comprehensive interviews, reference and background checks to ensure only the most qualified candidates are presented to you.


For over two decades, we've been the trusted partner for clients seeking exceptional staff for their private residences worldwide. We understand the unique challenges and considerations involved in hiring domestic staff across borders. As an international domestic staffing agency, we take the guesswork out of the process, ensuring you find the perfect fit for your needs and lifestyle.


Our wide selection of international candidates are some of the most sought after and highly trained within the industry. So get in touch now with our international staffing consultants who will be able to discuss with you exactly what you are looking for.