14 November 2018

How to prepare for the job you really want »

As we celebrate the 70th birthday of Prince Charles, spare a thought for the fact that he’s effectively been preparing for his dream job for his entire life – that’s 65 years as heir to the throne. He’s been learning


29 October 2018

Managing your online reputation »

In our digital world, more and more employers are turning to social media to find out about candidates and potential employees after receiving their CVs. According to research, as many as three quarters of recruiters use social networking sites to


Property interview preparation
22 October 2018

What to expect from your property interview »

If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you’re looking to commence a career in estate agency, and that you will hopefully have interviews coming up. An interview can be a daunting prospect, but with the right mindset and preparation, you should


Property Recruitment Consultant Charlotte
10 September 2018

Meet the team – Charlotte »

Name: Charlotte O’Hanlon.

What do you do? I’m a Recruitment Consultant for Property Personnel.

How long have you worked at Property Personnel? I joined the team at the beginning of 2018.

What was property recruitment like when you first started, and has it


30 years of Property Personnel
9 August 2018

30 years of Property Personnel »

We recently celebrated our 30th Anniversary here at Property Personnel! Since 1988, we have worked with more than 5,000 clients and placed more than 10,000 candidates in jobs that have earned basic salaries totalling well over £100 million! But before


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