WOW - What a year 2020 has been! We can probably speak on behalf of everyone and say good riddance 2020 and bring on 2021. We are ready to see what it has in store for us. 2020 has definitely been a learning curve, and we can take the lessons we have learnt to help plan out our 2021. However, it is important to remember that you need to leave wiggle room for change and be w...Read more
Getting Ready For 2021
Changing career paths
Changing career paths is never an easy decision but it’s now common practice for many of us during our working lives. Maybe your industry has been affected by COVID, maybe you have grown out of your current role.. or maybe you simply just need a change. What’s exciting is that 2020 has seen a high volume of candidates looking to make the move into Real Estate. The Real Estat...Read more
Promoting From Within. Do You Have The Right Person For The Job?
Property management department head roles are often stumbled into by default. Leadership roles are a responsibility that should not be taken lightly and business owners should be seeking to ensure the right person for the job is the one doing it. If you lined up every department head across the country you will get a wide variety of skill sets and experience. Some will be...Read more
WHY LEADERSHIP IS IMPORTANT AT EVERY LEVEL OF YOUR BUSINESS IN THE PROPERTY INDUSTRY
Leadership comes down to the ability to motivate the people around you to a higher level of performance through strong interpersonal relationships. It is an important management function which helps maximise productivity and efficiency and ultimately achieve company goals. This role is often put onto a designated individual or leadership team in the property industry, but i...Read more
How does your brand speak to attracting the best talent out there in a competitive market?
I have been in recruitment for 10 years now and over this time I have seen ebbs and flows in availability of quality candidates, but I have never seen such a candidate tight market as I have over this past month. It has highlighted the incredible importance of being an employer of choice and ensuring that your brand speaks to the right marketplace in attracting top talent. ...Read more
How to spot a great BDM
We have noticed a growing trend in recent weeks with more and more agency owners now looking to hire Business Development Managers in their property management departments. Whilst it is not a new role to the industry, it is often a role that an agency doesn’t rush to fill if someone vacates the position and is often viewed as a want more than a need. I believe the economic ...Read more
How to master answering the interview question “what can you do for us that other candidates can’t?”
One of the most common questions you will get in an interview is “what can you do for us that other candidates can’t?” which is essentially asking why they should hire you. This question can be difficult to answer - you want to show that you’re different from other candidates and sell yourself without sounding arrogant. How do you even know what the other candidates are lik...Read more
How to become an Employee of Choice
When looking for a new position, you want to make sure you are showing yourself in the best possible light to potential new employers, so that you are their first choice when it comes to hiring. Here are 5 simple ways that you can make sure you stand out in the right way when you are:Be Positive and Promote Yourself - Employers are looking for optimistic and positive applic...Read more
Are you an Employer of Choice?
Do you have a reputation in the industry that attracts the pinnacle of employees when you are recruiting for new talent?With a candidate short and competitive job market, it is more important than ever that you position your organisation as the place to be in your marketplace. Research indicates that employers outperforming their competition are those that have highly engage...Read more
How You Can Kill Your Video Interview in 2 Seconds
Want to know how you can kill your video interview in 2 seconds? And no I don’t mean ‘kill’ as in you knocked it out of the park!I mean turning them off in the first initial moments of the video interview. Face to face interviews are becoming a thing of the past and video interviews are now the norm. Just because you won’t physically be meeting your potential employer does ...Read more