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Why you should consider hiring a Butler

Why you should consider hiring a Butler
In today’s busy modern world there is nothing more precious than time. However, no matter how many time-saving gadgets we purchase to help with the often-overwhelming everyday activities and challenges we face, it often feels like an uphill ...
Posted: 25 June 2018 15:46:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

A day in the life of a Houseparent

A day in the life of a Houseparent
The role of Housemaster/Housemistress/Houseparent is a very well respected and vital non-teaching role within independent boarding schools and is dedicated to the daily care and welfare of the children living at the school. It’s a demanding ...
Posted: 20 June 2018 09:26:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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

How to keeps the kids safe in the sun and around the pool this year

How to keeps the kids safe in the sun and around the pool this year
Summer and especially summer holidays hold the promise of endless sunshine, fun andplaying in the pool. Although playing in the pool is the best of pastimes, all the fun and games can so easily come to an end; the swimming pool can be a dangerous ...
Posted: 06 June 2018 11:12:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education

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, ...

How to break the Nanny code

How to break the Nanny code
If you’re a mum or dad who employs a Nanny or even a newly charged Nanny yourself, you might have found yourself having a look through a few Nanny social media groups on Facebook and the like. If you have, then it would be ok if you thought ...
Posted: 10 May 2018 11:22:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Writing the perfect CV for Private Household work

Writing the perfect CV for Private Household work
When it comes to writing a CV relating to your experience in Private Households, it is important to compose your résumé carefully so that it appeals to both recruiters and employers alike, vital if you are to stand out from the ...
Posted: 01 May 2018 11:06:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Tips for helping your children get used to a new Nanny

Tips for helping your children get used to a new Nanny
Hiring a Nanny can seem like the answer to all of your prayers. However, the job’s notfinished when you make a job offer because unless you handle the process of introducing a new Nanny correctly, it can create a whole new bunch of ...
Posted: 30 April 2018 14:05:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

The benefits of hiring a Personal Assistant

The benefits of hiring a Personal Assistant
It’s not just those in business or the rich and famous that understand the real value ofhiring a Personal Assistant, indeed there are now so many individuals from all walks of life who have experienced the benefits of hiring a professional ...
Posted: 18 April 2018 09:40:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Why you should consider hiring a Domestic Couple

Why you should consider hiring a Domestic Couple
In today’s busy households there are so many varied demands placed on everyone it’s hardto know what professional help to look for. You don’t want lots of people overcrowding your home but you need help in a number of varied areas ...
Posted: 18 April 2018 09:22:00
Filed under: Private Households & Estates

Why you should consider a career in Estate Management

Why you should consider a career in Estate Management
Being an Estate Manager is one of the top positions you can hold within a private household and is held in very high regard. It is certainly a challenging role, as you will work closely with the owners to ensure their personal plans ...
Posted: 27 March 2018 14:19:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

Why you really do need to consider hiring a Chauffeur

Why you really do need to consider hiring a Chauffeur
A Chauffeur’s role is so much more than just driving a car for you as it allows you to gain so much time back and is an ultimate stress reducer. After all how much time do you waste waiting for that late taxi or trying to find a parking ...
Posted: 26 March 2018 10:59:00
Filed under: Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

Interview questions to ask when interviewing a Nanny

Nanny Interview Questions
So you’ve decided that an extra pair of hands will make your life easier as you try to juggle career, partner and children. You’ve considered all the options from day care to live in Au Pair and have decided that hiring a Nanny, either ...
Posted: 15 March 2018 08:06:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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, ...

What makes a great nanny?

What makes a great nanny?
At Greycoat Lumleys we are so often asked by clients and candidates alike “what makes a great nanny?” Thankfully, our many years’ of experience recruiting the very best nannies has allowed us to study the top characteristics every ...
Posted: 19 February 2018 09:37:00
Filed under: Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

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 ...

How to make your Valentine's Day unique

How to make your Valentine's Day unique
Although Valentine’s Day is meant to be the most romantic day of the year, many of us can find it becomes a lot of pressure and leaves us scratching our heads over how to best celebrate. You could go for the traditional meal out, or you could ...
Posted: 08 February 2018 09:33:00
Filed under: Catering & Hospitality, Corporate Stafffing, Private Households & Estates

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

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