Whilst we are all glad to be returning to normality and getting back into the office, working from home has been beneficial, convenient, and given us a great work life balance. So it is understandable if you are feeling that keen to work from home 2 – 3 days a week. These days we can basically work from anywhere with a simple internet connection and this pandemic has shown ...Read more
How To Approach Your Boss On Wanting To WFH 2-3 Days!
Should I stay or should I go?
At a time where life as we knew it has drastically changed, so too has the Sydney job market. The Covid-19 pandemic prompted a cocktail of events to take place, with the workforce thrown into extended lockdown periods, sudden border closures, homeschooling and visa holders forced to return to their home country. The shortage of talent which resulted from this has given...Read more
How to make your CV leave a great first impression!
Preparing your CV can be a very time consuming exercise but given its your biggest marketing tool when applying for new roles I suggest you make the time to get it right and I’ve got a few tips for you to make sure it is! Firstly, don’t rush it! Make sure you are 100% happy with the end result before you start sending it out you often only get once chance to make a gre...Read more
Onboarding during lockdown
Starting a new team member in the midst of a lockdown can either be a disorganised mess or a successful win. Irrespective of pandemics, the onboarding and induction process is always something that should be a positive experience for both the business and the new starter. We recently assisted in the placement of a team member that was headhunted, interviewed, hired and co...Read more
How you can get your team to help you even more
You would be surprised how often your team is prepared to do that little bit more when you need them to, and I think over the last 12 or so months, many of us have seen this, including myself! I find that my team have done whatever has been needed to push through, and they are still doing it today – how do you think we achieve this? 1.It is sometimes as simple as saying th...Read more
2020 – What a year for the Real Estate Industry
2020 – what a year for the Real Estate industry!! Well, that was a year that I don’t want to live through again; a year of ups and downs, uncertainty and, to be quite honest, some frightening times were had by all of us. Thank goodness the last quarter of the year soared for many parts of the RE industry. With interest rates at a record low and international travel s...Read more
Getting Ready For 2021
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
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