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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 involves 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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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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Nanny Appreciation Night

On Thursday, September 27th, Town + Country hosted a Nanny Appreciation Night. This event focused on Temporary Nannies and was hosted in our Palo Alto office. Many of our T+C Nannies shared stories as to why temporary jobs are so well suited for their lives. Here are a few highlights: Alessandra splits her time between Peru and California. She spends a few months in Peru…

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Family-paid and Agency-paid Temp Jobs – What’s the difference, what are the perks?

If you’re a Nanny and you haven’t registered with T+C’s temporary department, you might be missing out! Town + Country has many temporary childcare jobs across the Bay Area, even down in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego. We’re always looking for qualified Nannies to join our team! T+C has three types of temporary jobs. Nannies who accept the most amount of work are…

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Making Healthy Meals for Kids & Families

When our reference team calls previous employers, one area of improvement families frequently mention is simple cooking. We all know that cooking a meal with children running around or while you are also excepted to deep clean your employers’ home can be difficult, so here are a few tips for you! Communicate with your employer: Do they even want you to cook or do meal…

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