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Ask us! Does Town + Country Resources have temporary work available?

We don’t  fly around with a magic umbrella or claim to have the skills of Mary Poppins, but our Nanny Team Counselors do have over 100 years of combined experience placing great Nanny candidates in childcare jobs all over the Bay Area. When it comes to navigating the world of professional in-home childcare, we’ve just about seen it all. So go ahead, Ask Us! I’m looking for a…

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How to Have a Successful In-Home Interview

You found the posting for the perfect job. You sent your resume in. You passed all the initial screening. Now it’s time for “The Interview.” Interviews can be stressful but they are a necessary part of landing your dream job. Interviewing for an in-home position can be even more challenging than typical corporate job interview. For jobs like Nanny, Family Assistant, Housekeeper, Estate Manager or…

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Tips for a Successful In-Home Job Interview

Recently, we found this hilarious “interview blunders” blog on SFGate.com and thought we’d share. These 15 memorable interview mistakes are hilarious – though perhaps a bit “corporate.” Now, we know you’re unlikely to repeat any of these blunders, but that blog post did inspire us to share a few of our own interview tips that we’ve found to be helpful if you’re going to be…

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How was our first Housekeeper Training Seminar?

Our first Housekeeper Training Seminar was a fantastic success! Last week, twenty-two T+C Housekeepers joined us for our first Housekeeper training event of the New Year. Damaris Christopher, one of our top Executive Housekeepers with extensive experience managing & training staff in private homes, is helping to teach and train our T+C candidates by sharing her expertise. (Pictured to the right: Sarndra Elejorde, Damaris Christopher, Heather…

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Meet our Speaker for our Housekeeper Training Seminars!

Town + Country Resources is happy to introduce new certificate training sessions that will be taking place every other month throughout the year. Our first session, “The Keys to Laundry Success,” was a big hit, with more than 20 students attending! Meet our Speaker! Our seminar instructor is Damaris Christopher. Damaris is one of T+C’s top Executive Housekeepers. She has over 16 years of experience…

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Got Work Ethic?

Work ethic is the key to professional success. A person’s work ethic can tell a lot about how they view their job, career, responsibilities, themselves and others. In-home employees are no different, and a Nanny, for instance, with a strong work ethic is an enormous value to the family who employs her. Families looking to hire know this, and are looking for employees with strong…

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T+C’s “Tech Tips & Tricks” Seminar was a great success!

Last week, Town + Country hosted a tech tips and tricks seminar with keynote speaker Vickie Sokol Evans. Vickie is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with a background in comedy and improv, so we were all expecting an engaging, high-energy presentation … and we weren’t disappointed! Our candidates enjoyed Vickie’s “personality & charisma,” felt that her presentation was “clear” and “definitely very useful,” and thrilled with…

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