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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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Butler Interview Questions

What can you tell us about yourself?Why did you decide to work in the hospitality field as a Butler??What makes you an effective Butler?What do you like least about being…
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The Butler’s Service qualities

1. Trustworthiness 2. Loyalty (respect privacy & confidentiality) 3. Causing Good Effects Quietly (Unobtrusive yet indispensable – like air, you need it but can’t see it) 4. Caring and passion…
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JOB DESCRIPTION: RESIDENTIAL BUTLER

Maintain a high standard of etiquette, professionalism and neatness in appearance at all times.Commitment to work and responsibility is paramount.It is expected that a hands-on approach be applied at all…
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My Butler’s Brief – An Employers Guide

Guild Recruitment in association with The South African Butler Academy Your Requirements? Position                  :               Butler / Household Manager / Lifestyle Manager / Chef Butler / Hotel Butler / Estate…
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Butler Service in South Africa

Like many fashion trends and ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ lifestyles, one will always find fly-by-nights, inexperienced dreamers and chancers. More than once have they proved to be in it…
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