How To Hire A Personal Housekeeper: The Complete Guide

Published on January 22, 2018

Finding a personal housekeeper for your family is serious business. When hiring someone to look after your valuable assets and pets it’s imperative you take the right steps and find the perfect fit. Your housekeeper will be a part of your everyday life, so hiring the right housekeeper will make your life much easier, and hiring the wrong housekeeper can make it harder.

One of the biggest pieces of advice we can offer is to clearly define the requirements for your perfect personal housekeeper. Once you are clear on your requirements, and the type of housekeeper you’re looking for, you’re ready to start your search.

There are several ways to go about finding a personal housekeeper – we’ve listed the different options below so you can get a better idea of what option might suit you best.

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How To Apply For A Job Through Polo & Tweed

Published on November 27, 2017

Polo & Tweed specialise in recruiting staff for HNWI (high net worth individuals) and VIPs internationally, so how can you apply for those positions?

In this blog we will show you how you can apply for that perfect dream job through our online system. Please note to be able to follow the below process you need to already have a registered Polo & Tweed online log in. If not, please register here.

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Brexit: How Will It Affect The Recruitment Industry?

Published on November 16, 2017

Whether you are a ‘leaver’ or a ‘remainer’, or looking in from outside of the UK, one thing is for sure: the Brexit vote from the referendum in June 2016 has kept everyone talking. Most importantly, as negotiations have started, it has left everyone guessing – as no clear deals or rules have been set yet.

So whether you are a candidate from mainland Europe looking for a job in the UK, a candidate from the UK looking for a job in mainland Europe, or a client in either location looking to hire staff, keep reading on what you need to know.

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Too Posh To Parent? Channel 4 Featuring Polo & Tweed

Published on October 27, 2017

Lucy Challenger, CEO of Polo & Tweed was delighted to be invited to help a VIP client find an experienced nanny for her family.  The client was willing to partake in the Channel 4 documentary, so Lucy and the team agreed to be featured in the show.




Check out our exclusive video clip below!




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What Makes a Great CV Photograph

Published on October 25, 2017

Your CV or resume is the first contact you have with your prospective employer so using the right profile photograph is important. First impressions count and are made very quickly. So what can you do to help make it a great first impression. We see lots of profile pictures everyday and have put together some questions you might ask yourself when selecting a photograph for your profile. As they say a picture is worth a thousand words so make sure you use them to your own advantage.

What does this photograph say about me?  Read on to see our examples of worst (!) and best (!) photos to use on your CV and resume.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Polo & Tweed Login

Published on October 20, 2017

Do you know how to harness the power you have in your Polo & Tweed login? Worry not. Together we will take a look at some easy things you can do to help you get that dream job.

It is important to remember Polo & Tweed are a recruitment agency so new jobs are coming in all the time for different families and you need to apply for the jobs you would like. We don’t automatically pass your CV on to our client, we need you to let us know by applying.

This handy guide will help you understand how to get the most out of your candidate portal, and give you the best opportunity for future job opportunities through Polo & Tweed.

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Employment Agency Vs Recruitment Agency – What Polo & Tweed is?

Published on June 1, 2017

Employment and recruitment agencies are two very different entities, but from the outside can be quite confusing. This article should help you understand the differences between the two.

It can seem that there are so many things to think about when looking for a new job. Our hope is that this article will give you the tools to make great decisions on your journey to your dream job.

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The Domestic Service Industry – Is It For You?

Published on April 18, 2017

The domestic service industry is a great way to earn a good living and have a long term, solid income and career. It has lots of potential to climb the ladder to higher up, better paid jobs too. Have you considered working in the domestic service industry? Read our guide to find out if it’s the right career choice for you.

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The Horrors of Job Interview Mistakes

Published on October 28, 2016

How to avoid the worst interview mistakes

Have you ever experienced a spooky job interview?  Perhaps you’ve been asked uncanny questions, or the interview took place in a haunted house?  Unless you’ve decided to work in the London Dungeons, it is likely that most of your job interviews have been professional and friendly.  But from time to time, the job interview can take an unusual turn.

Below are our top tips to avoid any job interview becoming a spooky and horrid experience….  It frighteningly is all true!

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