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You can now go to jail for faking a degree on your CV – or claiming a qualification you don’t have on LinkedIn or Twitter

SOURCE Business Insider SA The law around South Africa's National Qualifications Framework (NQF) has been updated, and now includes offences.One offence: claiming a qualification you don't actually have. And not…
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THE HISTORY OF TEA

Legend credits the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung with the discovery of tea, way back in the 28th century B.C. He was a fastidious man and always had his drinking water…
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AN INTRODUCTION TO ETIQUETTE

Rules of etiquette spread across most aspects of social interaction in any society, though the term itself is not commonly used. A rule of etiquette may reflect an underlying ethical…
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General Cooking Tips for Butlers & Household Managers

Prepare what you need before you start; this simplifies the process when you are scrambling to put it all together. When using a broiler to cook steaks, preheat the oven…
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A few things to remember for a good handshake:

Shaking hands is always done without glove;Enter the room with confidence;When you know the name of the person you meet, repeat his/her name a few time to yourself to make…
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Ironing Tips:

For the use of spray starch:  Wonderful tip when ironing:  fill empty, clean spray bottle with about ¾ of water.  Spray a can of spray starch into bottle to fill…
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What is the difference between a Traditional & Modern Butler?

THE TRADITIONAL BUTLER Answering the door to guests and visitorsIron newspapersServing morning teaRemains of the DaysFull English butler uniform THE MODERN BUTLER All round manager & Domestic  - hands on…
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What makes a Good Butler? Some distinct qualities listed:

PRO-ACTIVE FLEXIBLE ASSERTIVE HELPFULCOMMUNICATIVECALMNO CONFRONTATIONSMASTER OF PRESENTATIONSGRACEELEGANCEPRIDEEYE FOR DETAILSTIME MANAGERLOYAL TRUSTTACTDISCRETIONFRIENDLYGOOD LISTENERTEAM BUILDERGOOD LEADER
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Butler Cleaning Product List

GENERAL CLEANING BASKET (LIVING AREAS, BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS) ALL PURPOSE CLEANER (SUNLIGHT LIQUID DILUTED WITH WATER – 1 PART TO TWO)ANTI BACTERIAL (DETOL FLOOR & TILE CLEANER WITH WATER –…
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