Entries by philippa

Summer Jobs for Teenagers

Retail Jobs During the summer months, high street shops are always in need of extra pairs of hands to fill in and help bulk out their staff during the busy season, so often advertise jobs for teenagers. Shops often advertise their roles in their shop windows or online on job boards. Keep a keen eye […]

How to Show Off Your Superpowers on Your CV

When applying for a job, perfecting your CV is one of the most important steps to success. Your CV is often the first thing prospective employers or recruiters will see, and if they have been spending all day looking through hundreds of CVs you need to make your CV stand out from the crowd.To do […]

How to Write the Perfect Chalet Menu Plan

For all you Chalet Hosts and Chefs heading out on a Ski Season shortly, it must be that time of year, when you are trying to perfect your weekly menu plan. Knowing that it needs to WOW your guests as well as staying within (what can sometimes be a fairly tight) budget. But don’t worry. […]

An Interview with a Chalet Chef

Have you ever wanted to do a ski season as a Chalet Chef, but aren’t really sure what to expect? It’s easy to look through stuffy job descriptions or look online for advice and information about what your day-to-day life will be like out in resort, but we’ve gone one step further and have spoken […]

Join the Silver Swan Team!

Job of the Week – Monday 4th September 2017 Our #joboftheweek is extra exciting as it is an opportunity for someone to join the team here at Silver Swan! We are recruiting for a Resourcer/Trainee Consultant to work alongside us in the London office, so if you have experience in the private household, yacht or chalet industry, […]

Our pick of the Cookery Schools

There’s a cookery course out there for everyone – from one-day sessions in Italian cuisine, to year-long diplomas costing thousands. A cookery course isn’t necessarily essential to secure a role in a chalet, but they can really give you a great foundation to progress into a cooking career. There are hundreds of courses available, so […]