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How can Salary Benchmarking benefit your business?

According to an article recently published in People Management magazine, employers can boost efficiency whilst retaining key staff, by paying competitive wages and staying close to the market that they operate in. The rise of salary comparison search engines like ‘pay scale’ and ‘benchmark my pay’ have made it easily accessible to measure wages against […]


What does 2016 hold for the UK real estate job market?

  As 2016 begins in earnest, we wanted to share our views on the UK real estate job market in 2015 and our expectations for the year ahead. 2015 was an interesting year for real estate executive recruitment. After a strong start, the middle to senior level job market slowed down pre-election then never fully […]


Proud Sponsors of MIPIM UK Guide 2015

Summit Search & Selection Ltd is proud to be the official sponsor of the MIPIM UK Guide 2015. Investors and property occupiers from across the UK and around the world travelled to the second MIPIM UK in London last week. With more than 4,000 participants and a total of 400 investors and property occupiers, MIPIM UK […]


Are the days of the traditional interview numbered?

With many companies looking to shake up their recruitment processes, are the days of the traditional interview numbered?Recruitment trends constantly evolve to work alongside changing working environments. The new trend within many hospitality sectors is for candidates to ‘audition’ for a role, rather than be formally interviewed; but is this appropriate for commercial real estate […]


What can the Commercial Real Estate Sector learn from Sport?

We wanted to explore the idea that business can learn a lot from sport. Following on from Chris Froome’s outstanding Tour de France victory earlier this summer, we look specifically at Sir David Brailsford’s approach to the sport of competitive cycling. Specifically Team SKY. What is his ‘style’? What is his ‘approach’? How does he […]


Employee Engagement and Staff Retention in a Recovering Market

It may seem like the hard work is over once an employment contract has been signed at the end of a tough recruitment process. However, the hard work is just beginning for many employers as retaining staff becomes increasingly difficult in a recovering market. Too often employers can lose momentum to manage a strong relationship […]


Talent Pipelining is the key to Real Estate business growth

With increasing competition for talented Real Estate professionals, employers need to strategically hire by thinking ‘one role ahead’.

As 2015 proves to be a positive year for real estate, with continued interest in the UK property market from around the globe, employers are turning their attention to hiring requirements. Not since 2006 have we seen such fierce competition for talented real estate professionals and this trend is set to continue.