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If only Employers of “Personal Service Staff” would be clear about their expectations and the job…..what a wonderful world it would be????
 
Job Responsibilities

I’ve found the majority of my clients have found (learned) ways of making tons of money…. but along with this comes the “Frankenstein”…… the 15,000 + sq ft house or apartment. The 2nd and 3rd (many times more) properties. Boats, planes and a fleet of cars. But these are still family units, with the same basic needs of all families, compounded now with complications of all the toys mentioned above. It’s a “monster” resulting from hard work, success & choice of lifestyle. Now eight or more bathrooms need cleaning, four or more beds need be stripped and made if not [ Read the rest…]

 
Short Term / Temporary Staff — Summer is Right Around the Corner!!!!!
 
Job Responsibilities

For many Employer’s of Household/Domestic Staff, this is the time of year when additional workers are needed.   Though not needing a permanent employee, the same quality & skill-set is essential. References, background and personality component must still be of the level of a “long term” candidate being considered.  The best way to be assured of having expectations met…… is to be up front, in the beginning, about the “temporary nature” of the job. We have seen many family’s indicate they are hiring for a permanent position.  A new member of the “team” comes on board.  In all work environments, [ Read the rest…]

 
Greenhouse’s definition of “Chauffeured Transportation”
 
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Since we do not have; “beam me up Scotty” yet…….Chauffeured Transportation would be the following, at a minimum: 1. Availability at Bosses request, when and where needed. 2. Transport safely & comfortably by a FOCUSED, SECURITY-CONSCIOUS INDIVIDUAL. 3. Transport from point A to point B in as fast a time possible, utilizing knowledge of routes & destination, various construction/movie-shoots/closed streets, along w traffic conditions. 4. Driver must be “Secret Service” type; see’s nothing, hears nothing, repeats nothing, remembers nothing…..with the common sense to do something should he/she realize someone in vehicle is having a heart attack or other medical issue. [ Read the rest…]

 
Greenhouse Cares About All Those Affected By The “Storm”
 
Don

To All: Here at Greenhouse Agency we feel your pain and know how hard the storm hit us, but as the lights turn on and people get their lives back in order, we are here to help. With a pause in our schedule due to the Manhattan power outage, causing our building to close during this past week; Greenhouse Agency now has a huge “candidate pool” of excellent/eager “job-seekers,” whose references have been called, have been vetted, and are able to start immediately!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you are an experienced Housekeeper, Nanny, or Domestic Couple looking for work………..we are ready to find [ Read the rest…]

 
Our sincere heartfelt sorrow goes out to the family who’s nanny aparently committed the “most” horrendous & tragic of acts
 
Don

In Nanny Staffing business for 36 years.  Seen it all when it comes to references, credentials, academic history & background.  Cannot believe how some people stick to their “made up or phony presentation,” when trying to get a job.  Even when the truth is exposed and put in front of their faces.  Always better to be safe than sorry.  Listen to your instincts.  Pay attention to the smallest of “red flags.”  Don’t only check the “reference” of a nanny….. check references/verify the “reference” itself. Be smart.  Have a potential Candidate interviewed by a Doctor or similar professional.  Please be very [ Read the rest…]

 
Don’t Lie, Try
 
Don

The fact is that this economy is bad.  It is awful.  With things the way they are, we all feel desperate to find work.  Many people come to this agency, vying for the best possible position; and unfortunately, some lie about their experience to try and get those jobs. Lying doesn’t work. Here at Greenhouse Agency, we do the best background checks reference checks – and more, to assure that the truth comes out. The reality is, that even if things don’t come to the surface right away, they eventually will. Losing that great job that you had based on [ Read the rest…]

 
Personal Service for Candidates
 
Personal Service for Candidates

Are you an experienced career Nanny or Housekeeper who is fed up with searching through thousands of online websites and filling out thousands of online applications while hoping that you find a job that you deserve? The Internet is impersonal and sometimes hard to navigate through making finding a job in middle of a recession even more difficult, but there is a better way. Here at Greenhouse Agency we will work with you one on one until we could find you a job that you deserve. You won’t have to fill out anymore online applications or pay any ridiculous fees [ Read the rest…]

 
Thorough Background Checks
 
Thorough Background Checks

Even though the internet is a great resource for so many different things, ever feel that it is a little impersonal and that people could easily lie when they are online? In most cases the small lies would not be important, but when a person is trying to hire someone who is going to live in their home and take care of their children those lies could be a tremendous problem. Background checks and references could only go so far since a background check only shows if the person is a criminal and a reference could easily be faked by [ Read the rest…]

 
Technology will get the better of you!
 
Phone Outage

It’s early evening already and it’s been a hectic couple of days.  You want to send one last e-mail before finishing up. You start typing in the name of the recipient and the auto feature kicks in. You quickly write your short message and hit send. A few minutes later as your ready to leave for the day, you notice a new e-mail. It’s a response to the e-mail you just sent and it’s “curt” and almost rude.  You may think to your self; what kind of games are these people playing now, as the e-mail you had sent may [ Read the rest…]

 
Phone Outage
 
Phone Outage

I want to thank all our loyal clientele who has bared with us during the unforeseen & unexpectable phone outage we’ve been dealing with since July 31st.  At first, Verizon assured us complete restoral of service by August 6 or 7. From the first day, we knew we were facing a major crisis as our business is conducted and depends tremendously on phone service. It was very sad to find out, one of the world’s largest and most technologically advance telecommunications companies could only offer call forwarding of one (of our seven voice) lines or a voice mail message.  Providing [ Read the rest…]

 
A Quick Hypothetical???
 
A Quick Hypothetical???

Let’s say you need a job. You come to Greenhouse with your resume, reference and ID. You meet myself or one of the other counselors. We get you an interview for a position that is attractive both in responsibilities, hours and salary. You get along well with the family. After your interview, Mr. Smith calls and alerts us that he’s interested in extending you an offer, that he wants you to start working as soon as possible, that you’re exactly what he’s looking for in an employee, that there’s chemistry.  Mr. Smith also says that he wants to start you [ Read the rest…]

 
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