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Anthony Hesse

Anthony Hesse

Anthony Hesse established Property Personnel as a Specialist Recruitment Consultancy to the Estate Agency industry in August 1988. The company has been trading for longer than any of its competitors and Anthony is the most experienced specialist recruiter in this field. As well as running the business, he is still very much actively involved at the 'coal face'.


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


How to combat staffing problems in the property industry
14 October 2019

How to combat staffing problems in the property industry »

As Property Personnel’s Managing Director, Anthony Hesse, says, “The estate agency industry is in a staffing dilemma”. The continuing uncertainty around Brexit, alongside its effect on the housing market, has led to mounting staffing difficulties within estate agency.

Many agencies are


Signs an employee is about to quit
9 September 2019

Staff retention: Signs an employee is about to quit »

While progressing in your career path almost always involves moving from one organisation to another, losing key staff is always a significant loss to a business. After all the hours investing in staff mentoring, training and nurturing, the last thing


Best time to look for a new job - calendar
3 September 2019

When is the best time to look for a new job? »

Looking for a new job can feel like a bit of a minefield – there are some great positions out there but, how do you get to them? How do you find them and ensure your application is seen by


10 May 2019

What does the estate agent career path look like? »

At Property Personnel, we want to help you find your perfect estate agent career. The property industry offers a plethora of fantastic roles, whether you’re starting out or have years of experience behind you.

Of course, you may not want to


Help your recruitment agent when hiring
1 April 2019

How to help your recruitment agency when looking for a new hire »

Using a recruitment agency to help you find a new employee for a vacant position can be a great choice, since it cuts down on the time and resources you need to spend internally while experienced industry professionals find the


29 March 2019

How does the property recruitment process work? »

Are you looking for a job in the property industry but not having much luck by yourself? Looking for a leading property sector expert to help you find a position that fits with all your skills at a company you’ll


Video job interview
4 March 2019

How to ace a virtual job interview with video conferencing »

In our technologically-developing world, interviews are beginning to move away from the face-to-face meetings that they once were and on to the screen. Maybe the company you’re applying to is far away from your current home, maybe the head office