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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'.


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