Understanding the Differences Between a Concierge and an Assistant—and Which YOU Need

February 07, 2020

While, often, people use the terms “assistant” and “concierge” interchangeability, there are critical differences between these roles—and critical differences between the professionals who fill them. Very simply, a “personal concierge” oversees key aspects of lifestyle management for their client or clients. Depending on needs and commitment, a concierge can work with a single client or, more often, with several, providing ongoing and one-off lifestyle support. 

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How to Select a trusted assistant and or concierge in NYC

February 07, 2020

Too often, people put off hiring an assistant or concierge because, simply, they don’t know where to start. Maybe they were burned by a bad hire or placement in the past, or maybe this is their first attempt at bringing someone on board. Either way, the process stalls or, worse, the wrong person gets tapped for the job—and, in both cases, headaches and hassles ensue. The solution? Focus on these five simple steps to identifying, vetting and, ultimately, hiring a committed, trustworthy and results-oriented assistant or concierge. 

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4 Things to Consider When You’re Hiring Residential Property Management in NYC

February 07, 2020

A good residential property manager can handle it all, from home maintenance and organization to interior design and decor, house sitting, coordinating repairs and renovations and, even, simple day-to-day tasks like mail sorting and errand-running. But that’s the key—finding a experienced and client-first residential property manager to meet your unique household needs. So what to do if and when it’s time to hire? Start with these simple steps to finding, engaging and activating the best possible residential property management in NYC to ensure success.

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