Insights

February 18, 2022

Advantages of Hiring a Recruiter

Hiring a recruiter can be a real advantage for your commercial real estate firm as it competes for talent. Our team of recruiters have an in-depth knowledge of the commercial real estate market. We have worked with multifamily and commercial firms across the country. We help our clients hire talented candidates for every level of their organizations. This expertise helps Real Estate Executive Search provide superior service to our clients. Below are a few other […]
February 12, 2022

Hiring Too Slow is Costly

Taking to long to make a hiring decision can cost your company talented employees. As you have probably heard, a record number of people quit their jobs at the end of 2021. Hiring will probably remain tight in 2022, with many companies pursuing the same talented candidates. Despite this urgency, many companies take up to two months to decide to hire a candidate. A Robert Half survey showed that 62% of candidates lose interest if […]
February 6, 2022

Interview Tips for 2022

Interviews have changed dramatically over the last few years. Interviews are increasingly less about what your previous roles were and more about what skills you developed in them. A phone interview followed by an in-person conversation is no longer the norm. The questions a candidate should ask have also evolved. Being ready for how interviews have changed is critical for landing your next multifamily real estate job. Skill Development Many employers are no longer treating […]
January 30, 2022

Key Questions to Improve Employee Retention

Improving employee retention may seem like a daunting challenge to both employers and managers. After all, the only place most companies find out how they could have improved retention is during an exit interview, as an employee is already moving on to a new job. Gallup research shows 70% of the variation in employee engagement is solely due to the manager. The key drivers of employee retention and engagement are development, a caring manager, ongoing […]
January 23, 2022

Preparing for an Interview

Congratulations! The recruiter contacted you and scheduled a time for an interview. But how should you prepare? There are some key steps you can take to prepare for any interview that will help you move forward in the process and get hired. Company Research When you applied to the company, you should have done research on the company to get a sense on whether you would fit into their environment. For your interview, you should […]
January 17, 2022

Multifamily Market Remains Strong

As we start 2022, the multifamily real estate market remains strong. In 2021, the market saw unprecedented growth in rental rates and also in investor demand. Market research from Apartment List showed that rental rates increased 17.8% in 2021, a record shattering rate of growth. Investors were bullish on multifamily properties, due to the sector’s resilience when compared with other types of commercial real estate. Although these trends are likely to continue in 2022, they […]
January 8, 2022

Refresh Your Resume

Writing or refreshing your resume is one of the most challenging parts of a job hunt. Your resume is the first way an employer gets to know you. A resume should help recruiters and real estate companies understand who you are. It also helps them see if you would fit in with their firm. These tips from our expert recruiters will help you stand out from the crowd. Write a proposal, not a job description […]
December 15, 2021

Turn a Year-End Review Into a New Job

The year-end review can be a great launching pad for you to find a new job. Although it can be uncomfortable, year-end reviews are an opportunity to think critically about your current job as well as your strengths and weaknesses. Your boss might also be able to provide additional insights into your work that you can help you target a great new multifamily real estate position. Self-Review Insights Although it can feel awkward, conducting a […]
December 8, 2021

Commercial Real Estate’s Talent War

Commercial real estate is facing a talent war. Like many other industries with skilled workers, the industry is feeling the impact of the last two years in high levels of resignations and increased compensation. A new Deloite survey highlights the challenges in the talent war. “As the CRE industry develops long-term return-to-work strategies, flexible working arrangements, organizational purpose and demand for technology skills will shape the talent landscape.” Companies that address these issues will have […]