Spring into Action…and Hire a Lawncare and Property Professional!

Category: Household Staffing

Spring into Action…and Hire a Lawncare and Property Professional!

Nature provides us with constant wonderment and (importantly) a sense of escape.  The sweet perfume of hyacinth dancing in the air, the lipstick red tulips opening in the morning sun, and the sturdy new shoots waving hello from the rose bush are just a few daily spectacles.  Soon the bees will be buzzing about and the garden will be in full bloom.

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An Update from the Owners, Keith & Clifford Greenhouse

As the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, we wanted to personally connect with you, our valued community, to check in and keep you updated. We sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are safe, healthy, and finding comfort where you can. You may already be in correspondence with us – whether hiring or searching for a job.

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An Update from Our Team, for Those in the Workforce

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, we’ve encountered some trends that are worth exploring. So,

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How to Hire Temporary Staff and Why You Might Want to

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.

Here’s how to hire temporary staff for your home and examples of some circumstances when temporary staff members are particularly helpful to have around.

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Why is This Blog So Relevant?

Why is this blog so relevant? Its focus will explore every aspect surrounding the unique world of Personal Service. We will discuss and tackle issues that hold an important role in the rapidly evolving household employment Industry.

Along with contributions from Keith Greenhouse and Cliff Greenhouse, who combined possess 70 years of household staffing expertise,

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Summer is Over, But It Is the Perfect Time to Hire Household Staff!

I need to hire a new Housekeeper when we return from the summer season.  How far in advance do I need to start my search?  Is it too early?  Is it too late?  What is the best way to structure my search discreetly when I have someone currently in the role?  

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Questions We Often Hear When Determining Household Staffs’ Compensation

One of the thorniest issues when hiring household staff is salary and compensation.  How is it determined?  What is fair market rate? What does Depending On Experience (DOE) really mean?

In general salaries for household staff are determined by two factors – the staff’s current salary and what is “market”. 

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Understanding Your Rights as a Domestic Worker

While worker’s rights are clear and commonplace in organized industries nationwide, as a domestic recruitment specialist, I often find that the rights of domestic professional are unclear to both employers and employees. Luckily, the New York State Department of Labor provides an in-depth resource on their website outlining the “Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights which took effect on November 29,

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“Times They Are A Changin’…and So Are Job Requirements!” – Pavillion Staffer

Technology touches, like it or not, nearly every aspect of our contemporary lives.  The same holds true in the personal service profession.  It is not the old-fashioned domestic environment portrayed on shows like Downtown Abbey.  While the sophistication and elegance has not changed, the household operations and staff expectations certainly have,

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Perfect Job? Maybe Not But…Life Lessons from Pavillion on Finding the Best Job and Being the Best Employee

As Experts in Domestic Staffing, We Know the Importance of the “Right” Position:

At Pavillion Agency not only do we place our people in households but we make a concerted effort to help our staff keep their jobs. If a position isn’t quite working out, we can help you establish what the real problem is.

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