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  • CORONAVIRUS: HIRING A NANNY

    Life in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic comes with an almost overwhelming number of questions and changes.  Schools are closed, parents are working from home, and regular daily schedules no longer exist. We understand that the process of hiring a nanny is already overwhelming, difficult, and stressful. Add COVID-19 and social distancing measures to […]


  • Executive Housekeeper

    Many of our clients look for top-notch housekeepers to care for their homes and every household requires a different type of housekeeper.  At The Hazel Agency, we offer a wide range of housekeepers that differ in experience and skill sets that match your needs for your home.  If you are looking for a highly experienced […]


  • Qualifications for Becoming a Companion Caregiver

    Companion caregivers are responsible for providing socialization & emotional reassurance to their clients. They may help with simple health tasks such as taking blood pressure and temperature as well as helping with self-administered medications. Companions will also provide personal assistance and companionship such as planning and preparing daily meals/snacks, grooming and dressing guidance, assisting with […]


  • Housekeeping Tips

    Are you interested in becoming a Housekeeper for The Hazel Agency? We pride ourselves in hiring Housekeepers that are experienced in performing all of the household duties in our clients’ homes. Here are some tips from the professionals on how to clean a home thoroughly: Make sure you have all the proper cleaning supplies and […]


  • What Is An Estate Manager?

    An Estate Manager is responsible for the smooth operation of the employer’s residence(s) and typically has 10+ years experience working in private homes.  They act as the liaison for the principals and their properties and is trained in formal etiquette, care of fine furnishings, antiques, and art. An EM oversees a large estate and/or multiple […]


  • Hiring a Butler

    In many people’s minds, the service of a butler seems dated and a tradition only kept alive through movies and television shows. However, the role of the butler deserves to be revisited because the services that butlers provide are still very useful in modern households.  Many people only think of butlers as being men, but […]


  • Red Flags to Look for When Hiring a Nanny

    For parents, hiring a Nanny is a crucial decision. Ensuring that a Nanny will give your children loving and safe care is very important. When you go through the process of interviewing Nannies, there’s not one formula that works for every family. Here are a few things to look out for: Lateness Lateness happens. Sometimes […]


  • Family Assistants Are the New Nannies

    Juggling a job, children, family, and personal time is the norm for most parents these days, which is why bringing in some extra help is sometimes the answer. Although hiring a nanny is often the go-to choice for families who have enough disposable income, there might be a new attractive option for parents — family […]


  • Important Qualities of a Housekeeper

    When hiring a housekeeper, you will be paying close attention to their willingness to keep your house tidy and making sure they will be a good fit for your home. While their cleaning skills are important, there are other aspects you will want to focus on as well.  Trustworthy You will want to feel at […]


  • CONTINUE YOUR NANNY EDUCATION KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

    Being a great nanny requires more than a genuine love of children. Caring for children is a very rewarding career and one to be very proud of. It is full of challenges, fun and constant change. It seems every few years, the common core of child care gets an adjustment by the American Academy of […]