We’ve all seen the show ‘Undercover Boss’, but there have been two instances over the past year that I have placed myself in the temp world as an ‘undercover temp’.
When I first put the feelers out about entering Real Strategix into the recruitment/temping world, I thought, ‘There is no way I can make my new business venture work unless I live it myself.’ It was [...]
Use Video to Sell
Video has become the most powerful social tool the Real Estate market has to recruit potential real estate agents. It is 135 percent more likely to generate engagement than image-only social posting, and it is the perfect way to show potential leads the personality of your company before they ever apply. This will help encourage only the most serious agents to [...]
For real estate professionals, many of whom tend to be masters of communication, the isolation of working remotely can come as a shock. Video conferencing reduces this loneliness by creating a familiar, friendly team dynamic. Keep your workers happy and engaged with weekly group video meetings. To [...]
AS I TUCK MY daughters into bed, we go through the final leg of the evening ritual: the bedtime story. Some nights, like tonight, it’s a combination of reading and playing, in the form of Where’s Wally.
I’m sure you know the book: a goofy-looking guy with his red and white skivvy and electric blue pants, who dons his backpack and treks around exotic locations with a million other people, and it’s your job as the [...]
LEASING OR PROPERTY OFFICER You’ve landed your first role in property management and you’re learning the ropes. This is your first real chance to see where your strengths lie and what you enjoy.
Do you relish the administration and problem-solving part of the business, which includes processing repairs, working through sometimes problematic situations and building solid, long-term relationships with your clients? Or do you prefer the sales side of property management, where you are out and about showing properties, negotiating [...]
FROM THE BUSINESS perspective, paying a revenue split allows the wage-to-gross-income ratio of the business to be optimised and managed effectively. From the property manager’s perspective, it is the ultimate in performance-based pay, with a potentially lucrative upside over the plain old salary.
However, there are challenges with successful implementation, and also some unintended consequences that are discovered once you are treading down that [...]