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
WHY LEADERSHIP IS IMPORTANT AT EVERY LEVEL OF YOUR BUSINESS IN THE PROPERTY INDUSTRY
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
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
People, Performance and Promises
If you want a business filled with enthusiastic, ambitious employees motivated to perform, it is now more important than ever that as a business you are investing one-on-one time with your team and delivering on promises made when you were selling the dream at interview time. Believe it or not, your staff welcome and want a defined performance management schedule and...Read more
YOUR 2020 RESUME - THE COVID GAP
COVID -19 has brought a significant amount of uncertainty and disruption to our daily lives and in turn our job prospects.Some had resigned from jobs and were unable to commence their new role when we headed into lockdown and found themselves jobless while others experienced redundancies and stand down. Surveying real estate agencies, we found that 25% of offices made redund...Read more
Trends That We Think Will Transform The Real Estate Industry Outlook in 2020/21
Times are really unpredictable at the moment but the Real Estate industry always manages to bounce back whatever the situation.Although our predictions will depend on if we get this “second wave” people talk about meaning potentially another lockdown, our predictions that will transform the Real Estate Industry are:Irrespective of the economy, interest rates and doomsayers, ...Read more
Job Market Update
Although there is uncertainty as a result of COVID-19, the new financial year is still a great time to think about looking for a new role. Whilst around 50% of employees look for a new job in January, this isn’t actually the best time to look as it is often when key decisions makers such as Directors and HR Managers take a long break over Christmas. Which means fewer job ...Read more
5 smart money moves to make in the new financial year!
As the world continues to deal with the effects of COVID-19, the new financial year is going to be challenging and volatile environment as the future seems uncertain. This crisis has created doubt and threatens important goals – personal, organisational or economical. But in the midst of things every crisis lies great opportunity. More than ever, now is the time to loo...Read more