Starla Smith with HouseholdStaffing.com has a unique take on recruiting for private service positions. “I believe in speaking to people more than just reading their resume. In the end, the candidates get the jobs – I just make the introductions to the employers.” In this way, candidates do the best service for their job search when they are comfortable talking about themselves and describing their work experience and abilities.
With this philosophy, HouseholdStaffing.com does strive to build professional relationships with their candidates as well as the employers. This way, they are able to make the best match for both parties.
In this week’s Agency Spotlight, Starla tells us more about their recruiting procedures and desired candidates…
1. How long have you been in business?
Householdstaffing.com has over 33 years combined experience in the industry
2. What makes your agency unique?
We are a nationwide agency with a personalized approach to each of our clients. Much like a care.com but Householdstaffing.com does all the leg work for you and only introduces you to the most qualified candidates for your position
3. What types of positions do you place?
We place full and part time ,live in and live out, permanent and temporary positions.
Nanny, housekeepers, companions, couples, childcare/housekeeper, estate managers, chefs, baby nurses, Any domestic help for the home
4. What is your ideal candidate?
Each and every family is different and has different needs. No two jobs are ever alike…
Ideally, an applicant will have some experience and verifiable references and most importantly a candidate has a smile and is cheerful
5. Do you place across the country or locally? If so where
Householdstaffing is a nationwide agency which places applicants across the entire united states
6. Do you look for any special training or certifications, such as college degrees, private service schools, etc
A college degree is always helpful but not necessary. Any training such as first aid and CPR classes are also a benefit but not necessary for every client
7. Where do you announce your open jobs?
Householdstaffing has a database of over 15,000 applicants looking for jobs
8. How should a candidate apply for a job? Do you want an online application, resume or both?
A candidate can apply for a job directly on our website as a job applicant and Householdstaffing will contact then. Candidates now have the opportunity to submit a video clip introducing themselves…This really helps in getting a job
We ask that you provide written references if possible and a resume always helps
9. Do you belong to any professional associations?
10. How can people contact you?
Via the web, office or cell:
Office: 610 664 5233 x106
Mobile: 610 405 1100
looking to hire info firstname.lastname@example.org
looking for a job email@example.com