Private Service Career Resources

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Private Service Education

290x50_classroom_ad__v2aThe Charles MacPherson Academy is a unique private career college in Toronto, Canada that teaches Butlers and Household Managers critical skills in a classroom and laboratory setting. The curricular mandate of the school’s program is to turn out skilled professionals who meet the service demands of the 21st Century. Visit our site for more information.

starkey-banner-500Starkey International Institute for training and placement located in Denver, CO, offers Household Manager Certification, training, and placement services. We are a highly sophisticated Service Management education corporation teaching the art form of Private Service and a state-approved vocational institute. See our site for 2017 class schedules.


Peak Technical Institute’s Professional Household Management program provides the foundation for individuals to succeed. Our four-week course molds individuals with the necessary skills and training to land quality jobs within many sectors including luxury travel, high-end cuisine, five-star hotels and resorts, and estate management.

Resume / Job Search

Insider's Guide to Household Staffing


By David Gonzalez. Featuring all new material and updated sections for 2013. This is a “must read” for everyone working in and employing private staff.

Resumes for Private Service


Personal Touch Career Services is one of the few resume and coaching services in the world that understands the demands of Private Service Professionals. Let our experience help you find your next rewarding and meaningful job.

In addition to resume writing, Personal Touch offers expert help with LinkedIn profiles, and essential tool for job hunting and career promotion. Click through to see which services can give you an advantage.

Domestic Estate Management Association

The Domestic Estate Management Association (DEMA) is a worldwide educational association for the Private Service Community.  DEMA provides a forum for Private Service Professionals and certified service vendors interested in better serving their clients. Meetings held in cities throughout the US and Europe.

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Private Service Media

DEMA Live podcast episode with David Gonzalez and Donna Shannon - Listen Now!