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Welcome to The Recruitment Diaries: Life in Private Staffing, where success knows no bounds, whether you're aboard a yacht, jet-setting on private planes, managing palaces, households, or cozy chalets. Join Philippa and her guests each month as they unravel recruitment tidbits and the secrets to triumph in the world of private staffing.

Whether you're a recruiter, job seeker, or are already working in the realm of UHNWI, this monthly podcast educates and inspires, taking a deep dive into the fascinating opportunities and challenges of the industry 💫

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Welcome to The Recruitment Diaries: Life in Private Staffing, where success knows no bounds, whether you're aboard a yacht, jet-setting on private planes, managing palaces, households, or cozy chalets. Join Philippa and her guests each month as they unravel recruitment tidbits and the secrets to triumph in the world of private staffing.

Whether you're a recruiter, job seeker, or are already working in the realm of UHNWI, this monthly podcast educates and inspires, taking a deep dive into the fascinating opportunities and challenges of the industry 💫

    S5 E3 - International Women's Day

    S5 E3 - International Women's Day

    Today The Recruitment Diaries focuses on International Women’s Day, discussing raising a family and the impact this can have on your career

    Philippa gives an insight into her journey and how she has balanced having children whilst running Silver Swan

    We also invite Barbara Hepp to the show, a member of our UK House Manager community who has successfully navigated the journey of motherhood whilst working within the private sector 

    Wrapping up with a quick fire round with Laura Franzo, a working mum from the Silver Swan team.

    • 44 min
    S5 E2 - Mastering the Interview

    S5 E2 - Mastering the Interview

    Interviews. Yuck. Possibly the most daunting part of the hiring process, and one that we don't really get much education on 🤢.

    This episode, Philippa is joined by Latricia Friend and Russell Orford as they discuss how to navigate perfecting the résumé and finessing a private staff interview. From how to dress all the way up to post-interview etiquette, this episode has got you covered.

    • 55 min
    S5 E1 - New Year, New Roles

    S5 E1 - New Year, New Roles

    We've given our podcast a fresh lick of paint, have invested in a second microphone, and are now officially back for our fifth season (Whew😮‍💨)!

    As 2024 kicks off, we wanted to run over the 'dos' and 'don'ts' of using a recruitment agency when looking for your next role or employee. Philippa is joined in the studio by Silver Swan's very own Laura and Chris as they discuss how to get the most out of a recruitment agency... and perhaps how not to.

    • 48 min
    Life in Private Staffing | Season 4.36 - Highlights

    Life in Private Staffing | Season 4.36 - Highlights

    Another season of Life in Private Staffing has come to an end, wrapping up our podcast until the new year!



    In this episode, Philippa discusses some exciting changes happening at Silver Swan, and we go back through the fourth season and listen to some of our highlights from a year full of brilliant guests and interesting insights.



    We'll be back in 2024 with a new season… and perhaps a new name too 😉

    • 46 min
    Life in Private Staffing | Season 4.35 - Georgina Gallagher

    Life in Private Staffing | Season 4.35 - Georgina Gallagher

    This week, Philippa is chatting with one of our UK House Manager Community members, and past Silver Swan candidate, Georgina Gallagher!

    Philippa and Georgina talk about the importance of a good work-life balance, and how this coincides with high demands from UHNW principals. Philippa also asks Georgina about her own route into the private staffing industry, from working in hospitality in her teenage years all the way up to her current role.

    • 38 min
    Life in Private Staffing | Season 4.34 - Helen Mann

    Life in Private Staffing | Season 4.34 - Helen Mann

    Today, Philippa is joined by Helen Mann, all the way from San Fransisco, California. Helen talks about her career journey so far- from studying her master's degree in film journalism to working in all sorts of UHNW roles which have managed to remain relevant to her prior studies, and how she's found trying different roles within the private staffing industry to be beneficial in both personal and career growth.

    Philippa and Helen discuss a healthy work-life balance, the often inevitable trial and error that comes with finding the perfect position within the UHNW sector, and the importance of being open to opportunities in order to find a role that you are truly happy with.

    • 34 min

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