Tips for Nailing a Video Interview

The video interview isn’t a hiring fad – in fact, it’s quickly becoming a norm. Companies are now armed with the ability to revisit an interview after the fact, eliminating the scramble to review notes and the attempt to recall details outside of a resume.  Several of RETS’ public REIT clients are fans of video […]

Cell Phones and Mud Puddles

We’ve had a few interesting events surface over the last week or two with candidates at interviews with clients. For those of you that remember The Untouchables, a movie from the late 80’s, you might recall “bringing a knife to a gun fight.” This blog is a reminder that cell phones and mud puddles are […]

7th Inning Stretch

It’s the 7th inning stretch!  Or is it?  If you’ve listened to the industry leaders and various economists out there, the jargon is “we’re in the 7th inning” of this bubble.  Personally, I hope they are wrong and we’re really in the 2nd!  However, if “they” are right and things are going to slow down […]

Be careful what you wish for….

We’ve all heard the phrase “Be careful what you wish for…” but in this market, it is incredibly true.  I want to tell candidates that are pursuing new opportunities- Be careful what you wish for, it might actually come true! The truth is, deciding to pursue a new job is an exciting adventure, sometimes one […]

Time to take charge of your career

With unemployment down to 5.5% and with the commercial real estate industry currently posting half that level, now is the time to take charge of your career.  RETS recently conducted a candidate survey and data suggests that it’s a candidates market.  This is the time to brush up your resume and get that certification or […]

The Do’s and Don’ts for an interview

It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-summer and the kids will be back to school in only a few weeks. In prior years, summer was usually a slower time for the job market, but that was definitely not the case this year! It remained hot and from my perspective will continue through the remainder of […]