Pavillion Blog

An Update from Our Team, for Those in the Workforce

Team Update

We are all living in quite a new landscape! With the spread of COVID-19, people the world over are adapting and learning how to move forward in their lives – particularly in regard to employment. In our realm of household staffing,

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How to Hire Temporary Staff and Why You Might Want to

housecleaning woman holding supplies

Some individuals and families require the assistance of full-time professional household staff members all throughout the year. Meanwhile, other people only need a little help around the house once in a while, which is why Pavillion Agency offers temporary staff solutions when you need them most.

Category: Household Staffing

Personal Chef vs. Private Chef: Understanding the Difference and Which One You Need

chef in a kitchen

Even if you enjoy food and love to cook, you might not have time in your busy schedule to prepare healthy and delicious meals on a daily basis. Meal preparation is even more of a challenge if you have dietary restrictions,

Category: Personal Chefs

Benefits of Having a Live-In Nanny and the Essential Live-In Nanny Skills

nanny with children at home in tent

Of the many different domestic staffing services that we provide at Pavillion Agency, our nanny placement services are always among the most popular and widely used for families. There is some truth to the old saying that “it takes a village to raise a child,” and for this reason,

Category: Nanny

Tips for How to Build a Successful Nanny-Parent Relationship

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When a family brings a new nanny into its home, a lot of attention is focused on the relationship between the nanny and the child. After all, these two will be spending lots of time together, and it’s crucial that they get along well and establish a bond that is respectful,

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Expanding Westward, to the City of Angels

Los Angeles office announcement

Pavillion Agency has opened a Los Angeles office! This new location positions us to better service west coast clients and provides easier access for the many qualified personal service professionals there as well. Introducing the west coast market to an unparalleled scope of services – including permanent and temporary placements,

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Continuing The Family Business: Cliff and Keith Greenhouse

Sophia Greenhouse

Pavillion Agency is so proud to introduce Sophia Greenhouse. Sophia has shifted over from her leadership role at Nanny Authority and joined the Pavillion team as Senior Placement Specialist-Director of Special Projects.

Pavillion Agency is a family run company and Sophia is excited to represent our third generation and exemplify the traditions and commitment to excellence that sets Pavillion apart.

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How to Travel with Nannies and Domestic Staff: Jessica McWeeney

Your bags are packed!  You make it to the airport on time, safely land at your destination only to get stopped at Customs and discover that the domestic staff you brought to accompany you on your trip is not allowed to enter the country and you’re unsure why.  

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What is a Governess? by Jeffrey Gratton

A governess teaching a child basic academic skills

A Governess is a professional caregiver who knows everything that a nanny knows – but more.  Their position in the household typically entails a more comprehensive focus on education and a few non-educational components as necessary.  Traditionally, Governesses have been around since the 19th century,

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The Qualities and Duties of a Butler – Olga Belykh

A butler smiling and holding a serving platter

The position of a Butler has evolved over time, adapting with changing times and society. Though there have been adjustments made to the duties, some responsibilities have remained the same. For more information on the crucial components on what comprises a Butler,

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