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Housekeeper Seminar: Candidates Becoming Experts in Time Management

On Saturday, June 3rd, Town + Country hosted Housekeepers from all over the Bay Area, including the City, Peninsula and Marin, for our Seminar focusing on Time Management. It was a great event with a great deal of personal attention for each Candidate. Candidates were given a sample cleaning schedule for daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal tasks. Ada Barnes, who was the class instructor, gave examples…

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Laughter and Learning at T+C Seminars

We love to host seminars for Town + Country candidates and we were thrilled to be able to host two in a week! Our Housekeeper and Nanny each hosted their own seminars this past week and both met with experienced, motivated and fun women to discuss the upcoming holidays and provide new ideas on how to make this crazy time of year a bit more…

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Our “Holidays in the Home” Seminar

‘Tis the season to be jolly! And “jolly” is definitely one way to describe the feeling that was in our office on Saturday, November 14th when Housekeeper Candidates from around the Bay Area met with Town + Country’s Housekeeper Team for our “Holidays in the Home” seminar. Attendees worked side by side perfecting their silver polishing skills, learning creative new gift wrapping techniques and setting a…

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Meet Ada Barnes, T+C’s New Housekeeper Training Instructor

Town + Country is excited to be working with Ada Barnes to help provide instruction for our Housekeeper training seminar series! Ada has over 25 years working as a Housekeeper, Executive Housekeeper and Nanny. She has owned her own cleaning company and Town + Country has been honored to place her in five of her positions in the Bay Area. Ada started as an instructor…

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March Housekeeper Seminar – Becoming Laundry Pros!

At the beginning of March, Town + Country hosted our second Housekeeper seminar of the year. “In the Laundry Room” focused on how to fine tune your skills in the laundry room. One of Town + Country’s leading Executive Housekeepers, Ada Barnes, shared her tips for caring for delicate items, reading clothing & laundry labels and tackling tough stains. Each attendee had the opportunity for hands-on…

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Town + Country’s “Housekeeping Manual” Seminar was a Hit!

Town + Country recently hosted our fifth Housekeeper training of the year. This seminar’s focus was on learning how to build your very own Housekeeping Manual for quick reference on the job. One of Town + Country’s favorite placement counselors, Sarndra Elejorde, equipped our sixteen attendees with the tools and knowledge to successfully create and manage a personalized “household manual” for each of their jobs.…

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“How Building a ‘Green’ Cleaning Caddy” Seminar was a Success!

Last night Town + Country hosted our fourth Housekeeper training seminar of the year. This seminar focused on “How to Build a ‘Green’ Cleaning Caddy.” Our very own Sarndra Elejorde dazzled our attendees with natural cleaning tips and products to use instead of traditional toxic alternatives. This was a hands-on workshop. Town + Country provided the tools, parts & ingredients, and Sarndra showed attendees how…

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