27 July 2018

An employer checklist: what to look for in a candidate »

Searching for the right candidate to fit your business can be a difficult task, especially when you’re not completely sure what to look for beyond the qualifications that they have. There are a number of characteristics that a perfect candidate


4 July 2018

The rise of the tech-savvy agent »

The property industry looks very different today than it did just a decade or so ago. We live in a digital world; with the internet and smartphones ingrained into our everyday lives, it’s easier than ever before for customers to


31 May 2018

Everything you need to know about working in Asset/ Portfolio Management »

A career in property is an exciting and rewarding one, and if you’re thinking about starting a career in Lettings, there are so many paths that you can choose to pursue. One of the many options available is asset/ portfolio


negotiate a better salary
2 May 2018

How do I negotiate a better salary? »

So, you’ve managed to convince your interviewers and potential new employer that you’re the person for the job – well done! Getting through the interview stage is a massive achievement, but the most daunting conversation could be next – naming


27 April 2018

A career in Build-to-Rent and the Private Rented Sector- everything you need to know »

The number of UK residents privately renting has doubled over the last ten years, with 20% of households now living in private rented accommodation. In 2017 alone, the build-to-rent market attracted a massive £2.4bn in investments and is forecast to


10 April 2018

Personal Development in the Property Industry »

There’s a lot to be said for personal development. As humans, we thrive on change, and our professional lives are much the same. When we get stuck in a role that has minimal room for development or growth, it’s easy


28 March 2018

Everything you need to know about working in Renewals and Tenancy Management »

The great thing about working in lettings is that there are so many avenues to explore. It’s likely that you’re only aware of the roles and responsibilities of a lettings negotiator if you’re in the early stages of researching the


7 March 2018

A career in block management – everything you need to know »

If you were a leaseholder, you’d want to know that your building was in safe hands and being managed efficiently. Although some landlords may choose to manage the building themselves, it’s common for them to use a professional management agent


Work-life balance
21 February 2018

Candidates rank the work-life balance second to salary when job hunting »

A recent survey across Property Personnel’s social channels revealed that 46% of those who took part chose salary and benefits as the most important factor when applying for a new job, followed closely by hours and work-life balance with a


9 February 2018

Everything you need to know about working in Property Management »

When you think of working in the lettings industry, it’s likely that the first role that comes to mind is a lettings negotiator. However, these negotiators wouldn’t be able to do their jobs if it wasn’t for the crucial work