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Unemployment Benefits

Chelsea, our dedicated Homepay rep, has answered some questions pertaining to the changes in unemployment benefits due to the Coronavirus. Here is some information we found helpful: Question: What does California State unemployment benefits usually pay and for what length of time? Is it a percentage of your average earnings or is it the same amount for every individual? Answer: Benefits are generally paid out…

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Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting: Do You Know the Difference?

As a Housekeeper, keeping living areas clean is the primary responsibility of your job, but did you know there is a difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting? Educating yourself is the best way to help your Clients and limit exposure to chemicals and unwanted germs.    Cleaning:   Cleaning a home and household items involve removing dirt, dust, and grime from various surfaces. This includes vacuuming, dusting,…

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Practice New Skills During Shelter-in-Place

As we are all aware, the world has changed a lot in a very short period of time due to the Coronavirus, and many domestic staffing professionals are unable to work under current “Shelter-in-Place” orders. We recommend using some of this time to invest in your career and your future. When it’s time to return to work, you will be ready and more prepared than…

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New Families First Act Covers Household Employers

Our sister company, HomePay, recently posted information on the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act on its website. Here is a link. We encourage all families to read this post by HomePay in order to understand their obligations under this new law. From the blog post: On March 18, 2020, the President signed the Families First Act to help employers and their employees deal with…

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In the Kitchen with Chef Terry Braggs

We interviewed Chef Terry Braggs to see all that goes into planning and executing a meal curated by a personal chef. Chef Braggs’ culinary career began 14 years ago, and for the past five years, he has been cooking in private homes bringing nourishing food to his client’s dining tables, fresh from their kitchens. Chef set the record straight on a few common misconceptions. Myth…

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MaryPat Joins T+C’s Estate Staffing Division

T+C is excited to announce that MaryPat Power has joined T+C’s Estate Staffing Team as a Placement Counselor! MaryPat has over 17 years of recruiting and placement experience in the Domestic Staffing industry. Her abilities and expertise extend far beyond childcare and she is thrilled to bring that knowledge and experience to a new set of Clients and Candidates. As part of the EES team,…

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Growing Into a Household Management or Personal Assistant Position

Kate Weeger has worked at T+C for three-and-half years. Initially, as a Recruiting Counselor (RC) on the San Francisco Nanny team and currently an RC on the Estate Staffing team. During her time at T+C, Kate has gained expertise on how to make a successful transition between a Nanny/Family Assistant role to a Household Management and Personal Assistant position. It can be a logical step,…

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