Got Work Ethic?
Work ethic is the key to professional success. A person’s work ethic can tell a lot about how they view their job, career, responsibilities, themselves and others. In-home employees are no different, and a Nanny, for instance, with a strong work ethic is an enormous value to the family who employs her. Families looking to hire know this, and are looking for employees with strong…Continue reading »
T+C’s “Tech Tips & Tricks” Seminar was a great success!
Last week, Town + Country hosted a tech tips and tricks seminar with keynote speaker Vickie Sokol Evans. Vickie is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with a background in comedy and improv, so we were all expecting an engaging, high-energy presentation … and we weren’t disappointed! Our candidates enjoyed Vickie’s “personality & charisma,” felt that her presentation was “clear” and “definitely very useful,” and thrilled with…Continue reading »
Why work with an Agency? Be represented, not just registered!
For nearly 30 years now, Town + Country has prided itself on helping both our candidates and clients “find the one.” For a Town + Country candidate, helping you find the perfect in-home job means that you are represented, not just registered. We recently came across a posting at “The Undercover Recruiter” blog site titled “Why a Recruiter is necessary in Your Job Search.” The…Continue reading »
T+C Nanny Training Day
We are excited to announce that preparations for our Town + Country National Nanny Training Day are well under way, and we’re starting to take reservations! Join us for this half-day event of educational skill building for Nannies featuring workshops on Positive Discipline, Family and Children Communication Strategies and Kind and Firm Childcare. Enjoy raffle prizes, goodie bags and lunch. Attendees will earn a certificate…Continue reading »
Training New Employees
We read recently at a business web site that a leading research and management consulting firm had found that “67% of employees learn about their jobs from co-workers and not from their bosses.” For in-home domestic employees, they are often (in fact nearly always) the only employee in the household, and for better-or-worse, have no co-workers to turn to for advice, guidance & training. This…Continue reading »
Bonnie Low-Kramen’s “8 Private Service Success Tips”
Last weekend we attended the DEMA Convention in Los Angeles. We all know working in private service is a challenge, so the presentation by Bonnie Low-Kramen provided some wonderful insights for candidates and employees! Bonnie is a well-respected educator in the field and worked as Personal Assistant to Olympia Dukakis for 25 years. Here are her eight secrets to help you through tough times in…Continue reading »