28 March 2020

Property Personnel is still here to support you »

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge. There isn’t a sector or industry that’s unaffected, and it’s undoubtedly a worrying time for those of us in the property trade.

That’s why we want to let you know that Property Personnel is


26 March 2020

Services, job availability and recruitment during COVID-19 »

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched lives, businesses and employment across the world. Despite this, Property Personnel remains committed to nurturing all of the businesses and talent we encounter.

To help reduce the spread of the virus, we are operating with reduced


How to choose between two top candidates
13 March 2020

How to choose between two top candidates »

Your business has a fantastic property role to fill. You’ve pored over CVs, identified the best candidates, carried out interviews, maybe even second interviews too, and now you’ve narrowed the field to two final contenders.

The problem is that your top


What qualifications do I need to be a letting agent?
5 March 2020

What qualifications do I need to be a letting agent? »

The role of a letting agent is diverse and enriching. While there are currently no formal qualifications required to become a letting agent (although this could be soon to change, which we discuss in more detail below), there are a


Private rental sector
17 February 2020

Today’s build-to-rent market »

The UK’s private rented sector is growing. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that over the last 10 years, the number of privately rented households has increased an impressive 63 percent.

But we still need more houses. In


Property career in London
10 February 2020

What you need to know about relocating to London for your property career »

Moving to the Capital to embark on a career in the property sector is an exciting prospect.

That said, it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. There are many great reasons to relocate to London, but there are also a


how not to be an estate agent
20 December 2019

How NOT to be an estate agent »

For years, the image of the fast-talking, wheeler-dealing estate agent has haunted the UK property industry. As much of a caricature as the untrustworthy used car salesman or banker, estate agents have long-been tarred with a less than squeaky-clean reputation.

Thankfully,


pre-screening-interview
11 November 2019

How to ace a pre-screening telephone interview »

Inviting candidates in for an interview is a huge investment – both for the interviewer and the interviewee. On paper, you could be the most talented person in the world, with every skill the job role requires, but if you


Transferable Skills
4 November 2019

The top transferable skills that make a great estate agent »

Working as an estate agent, you’ll be responsible for everything from collecting information about a property to arranging viewings, advising clients on the best property for them, sharing insights about the local area, liaising with different parties to progress sales


Life as a recruitment consultant
21 October 2019

Behind the scenes at Property Personnel – Life as a Recruitment Consultant »

Having been with the company since 2011, Georgina Eastwood is an integral member of the Property Personnel team, and due to her continued success has deservedly progressed to Associate level. As a recruiter, no two days are the same for