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What it’s really like to work a ski season

What it’s really like to work a ski season
Every year hundreds of workers head to ski resorts all over the world to begin their first ski season. Some see it as a way to fill the winter months with something exciting on their gap year, others see it as a cost effective way of being on the ...
Posted: 13 December 2018 09:38:00
Filed under: Ski & Yacht

Top Housekeeping tips to keep the house clean this Christmas

Top Housekeeping tips to keep the house clean this Christmas
Christmas is a magical and special time, but it does require a lot of effort and hard work to make everything run smoothly. Preparations need to start well before the big day and sometimes it can feel like everything is getting a little out of ...
Posted: 13 December 2018 09:30:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Top tips for Yachties considering leaving the industry for a shore-based position

Top tips for Yachties considering leaving the industry for a shore-based position
As all ex-yachties will testify there sometimes comes a point in your career when your desire to have your feet firmly on solid ground and be closer to friends and family, whom you have inadvertently neglected slightly over recent years, grows to a ...
Posted: 05 November 2018 11:11:00
Filed under: Ski & Yacht

The benefits of joining the DBS Update Service

The benefits of joining the DBS Update Service
For any private employer hiring domestic staff is a big decision, especially when they are employing them in their own home. Even more so when they are a family choosing a person to help take care of their children. Thankfully, the Disclosure and ...

Not long now until the first snow falls - let us know NOW your availability for the upcoming ski season

Not long now until the first snow falls - let us know NOW your availability for the upcoming ski season
The kids are back at school and the temperature has well and truly dropped. We’ve said a fond farewell to the beautiful summer we’ve just had, and the first signs of Autumn are here. It’s that time of year when many people, with a ...
Posted: 26 September 2018 10:26:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Why you should consider moving to the Beaconsfield and the surrounding areas in Buckinghamshire to work

Why you should consider moving to the Beaconsfield and the surrounding areas in Buckinghamshire to work
Recruitment Open Day in Beaconsfield on the 27th September When looking for a place to live and work it’s not hard to see why the peaceful and quiet market town of Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire is so popular. Beaconsfield offers its ...

Why salaries should always be paid gross not net

Why salaries should always be paid gross not net
Employment in the UK is, with a few exceptions, almost always spoken about using gross salary amounts. However, in the world of domestic and household service the norm for many years has been to talk in terms of net hourly/weekly/monthly ...

How to successfully interview over Video calls

How to successfully interview over Video calls
Recruiting for household staff now more than ever involves asking candidates to take part in a video interview, often for the initial stage. The benefits are clear: it saves a great deal of time for both employer and candidate, it’s ...

How to write the perfect yachting crew CV

How to write the perfect yachting crew CV
Working in the yachting industry has to be one of the most exciting careers out there,however finding reliable yacht crew is not without it challenges. Although turnover of staff is high, there is no shortage of competition for jobs and as captains ...
Posted: 06 June 2018 11:12:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, Ski & Yacht

It’s here - the latest Greycoat Lumleys 2018 Salary Survey

It’s here - the latest Greycoat Lumleys 2018 Salary Survey
Two years ago, our 2016 Salary Survey, outlining expected salaries across a range of disciplines all over the globe, has certainly proven to be an invaluable resource for both employers and job seekers within the private staffing industry. Indeed, ...

Daily habit tips from the world's most effective people

Daily habit tips from the world's most effective people
We all know that person don't we, who no matter what life throws at them, always appears to have it together and takes everything in their stride? You might even have thought that there must be a secret they know that you're missing out on or that ...

Registration Days in the North of England

Registration Days in the North of England
Greycoat Lumleys North of England Office currently has a number of excellent jobs within Private Households all over the North of England.  Our office in Buxton covers jobs in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire, ...

Recruitment Open Day 2018

Recruitment Open Day 2018
Greycoat Lumleys currently have a number of excellent jobs within private households in London and the surrounding areas, and we were wondering whether you were looking for a new role? We have fantastic positions for Housekeepers, Couples, Nannies, ...

All you need to need to know about DBS

All you need to need to know about DBS
When working or employing within the private household industry, you certainly will have heard of DBS check. However, as requests for full criminal record checks become more and more common, for private household staff, we thought we would take this ...

Are you thinking about your next ski season, or maybe planning your summer job?

Are you thinking about your next ski season, or maybe planning your summer job?
Do you want to work in a luxury chalet next year? Are you thinking about jobs for this summer? Perhaps you are ready to move on to a permanent job? If you are you thinking of your working life beyond this ski season, don’t miss the chance ...
Posted: 31 January 2018 09:30:00
Filed under: Ski & Yacht

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions?

How to stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions?
The beginning of a New Year often brings with it a slight headache and a drive for self-improvement and change. New Year’s resolutions have long been a tradition where we set ourselves goals from getting in shape, learning a new language to ...

How to prepare your child for their first day of skiing

How to prepare your child for their first day of skiing
Winter is here and for many of us it’s the perfect time to indulge ourselves. For some, themost active thing they want do is wrap up warm in a blanket, eat chocolate and mince pies, and drink lots of wine and hot chocolate with ...
Posted: 07 December 2017 13:30:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Ski & Yacht

What makes a great yacht steward/ess

What makes a great yacht steward/ess
When you become a yacht steward/ess you become a member of a crew whose ultimate goal is to provide a supreme level of service to their guests. It’s hard work and you will constantly be placed outside your comfort zone. In return for all your ...
Posted: 14 November 2017 09:51:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Ski & Yacht

Life as a chalet host

Life as a chalet host
For lots of people, the view of a chalet host is probably a young, not long out of school, skior snow-boarding obsessive who likes to party all night and is looking for a free ride onto the slopes. This view however couldn’t be further from ...
Posted: 13 November 2017 09:57:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht

Candidate Resourcer vacancy with Greycoat Lumleys (fast-track consultancy training)

Candidate Resourcer vacancy with Greycoat Lumleys (fast-track consultancy training)
Greycoat Lumleys’ Private Household & Catering team are looking for a new Candidate Resourcer (who will be fast-tracked to a consultancy role by January 2018), to join their busy and growing Private household division. The team has grown ...

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