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Setting Household Standards outlines a specific organizational process for you as an employer to follow in order to obtain the information that must be exchanged with a Certified Household Manager. The following content excerpts from Mrs. Starkey’s Original Guide to Private Service Management reference guide has been re-written in a format that is easy to read and follow as to keep the Household Managers and employers all on the same page.
As an employer, especially if you are new to employing a household staff there will be terms that you will be becoming familiar with in your everyday language. This is called the Terminology of Profession. For instant, Family Goals, speak to the overall vision and dreams you have for you and your family. Another one is the Environment; in this case this refers to where service is to take place on your property and in your home. Service Standards are household services, the ultimate goal of the household. These are just a few of the terms that a household employer will use when communicating to their staff.
This unique publication was written especially for the high net worth Principle employer. Mrs. Starkey’s Household Manager, management tools positioning accountability from staff, and how to identify what Setting Household Standards shares the role of the employer receiving including what to expect from a ‘Quality of Life’ means to them. Mrs. Starkey’s Setting Household Standards is a must-have guide and is an excellent how to reference for anyone residing in or building a large home and expects to have a household staff.
“For the Starkey School, named for its indomitable founder and Denver entrepreneur, Mary Louise Starkey, fancies itself as the Harvard of household management training and placement……”-Town and Country Magazine pg.1 (1999)
“Mrs. Starkey’s Setting Household Standards ascertains the management system for your household or estate. Familiarizes you with the appropriate vocabulary for the profession and provides you with the necessary tools to set up your own system…….Amazon Customer (06/2003)
it is just as pertinent for a client to study Mrs. Starkey’s Setting Household Standards reference guide. The two literally go hand in hand, and work together to keep employee and employer on the same page. To have one without the other would most definitely cause some confusion within the household. That’s why not only do we have the reference guides to for all those involved in creating a successful household, but we have also developed the easy to use friendly user Starkey Service Management Software .This system is an interactive communication model for your PC, that no other management system of its kind is registered for the service professional.
Starkey’s Nanny Manager, Mrs. Starkey’s Original Guide to Private Service, and Mrs. Starkey’s Setting Household Standards