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Don’t be a Scrooge in your job search

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Dickens Scrooge Man with Candlestick Walking in Winter Forest at Moonlight.

The holidays are nearly upon us. It is a time of goodwill, new beginnings and kindness. For the modern job seeker, many just put off their resumes and job searching till the first of the year. People are natural procrastinators in that respect. After all, there are not a lot of job postings or ...

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The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators is here!

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After several months of careful editing and revisions, we are finally ready to release the 2015 edition of “The Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators.”  Featuring over 20 agencies, major schools, and notable educators in the luxury lifestyle management, this guide is a valuable resource to anyone looking for a job in the domestic services industry, from nannies to estate managers and everything in-between.

Best of all, you can get your copy for free!

Just sign up for our free eNewsletter ...

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The Resume: Your Character Sheet

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businessman fighting in knight suitWhen writing a resume, many folks just put all the things they have done in the past to paper and never give it a second thought. Those same folks often end up on the wrong side of adventure in the world of other job seekers. Everyone is the hero of their own life story. Problems arise in the realm ...

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Agency Spotlight: Distinguished Domestics

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Distinguished Domestic logo 2015Awarded the DEMA Agency of the Year award in 2012, Distinguished Domestics is highly respected in the industry.  Located just outside Beverly Hills, California, they are an agency for professionals that truly enjoys the work they do. Respect is the name of their game, and Elise Lewis was kind enough to tell us more about her agency.

1.            How long have ...

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Coming Soon: The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators

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job seeker guide.After several months of development, The Personal Touch Career Services will be releasing the “2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies and Educators” within the next week.

The 2015 Guide to Private Service Agencies is a lists over 20 of the most recognized firms in the United States.  Since 2012, we have been contacting agencies and asking them the same core questions to ...

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Meyer Suite – Upcoming classes

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We’ve spoken before on an educator for our private service professionals called the Meyer Suite here and what sets them apart from other educators in the industry. With a focus around personal assistants, they offer a course called “Personal Assistant 101,” which primarily is held in Seattle.  When we last spoke with them, a lot of talk was thrown around about different venues upcoming in 2015, and they did not disappoint.

“You will not ...

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How to quit your job

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Most of us have had the fantasy before: storming out of the office, yelling “I’m not going to take it anymore!”  Sometimes the fantasy even includes telling each and every person along the way exactly what you think of them.  While this may be fine for daydreaming, most of us don’t dive into professional suicide with such flair.  Instead, we need to execute a specific strategy to maintain relationships while running out the door.

  1. Create a safety net

No matter if your ...

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Stay on the job search nice list this holiday

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Ah, the holidays.  Lots of food, shopping and hanging out with family and friends.  However, too many people make a grave mistake: they put their job search on hold until January.  In fact, December is a great time to stay vigilant with your job search.  Use this list – and check it twice – to make sure that you stay on the “nice” list for your career…

 

  1. Spruce up your resume

 

Just like cleaning the house and trimming your Christmas tree, your ...

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