It may be the last thing you consider when recruiting for a member of staff. You need someone quickly, the outgoing property manager is on a month’s notice, you hope you find the right PM for your block management firm and that they’ll stay. For a long time.
We’ve all heard the proverb ‘The grass is always greener on the other side’. During the summer of 2018, both sides have been as dry as a bone and ‘rain dancing’ has become a common search term on Google. You might think it is odd for a block management recruiter to encourage property managers to
As of the 1st of January, 2018 the RICS has made changes to the Valuer Registration Scheme (VRS). Any person who qualifies as a RICS member (Chartered Surveyors or those with an AssocRICS qualification) will only be permitted to join the Valuer Registration Scheme if…
The journey to becoming a Chartered Surveyor is a long and arduous one, but if property is your thing – it can be well worth your while.
Chartered Surveyors in the UK earned on average £54,839 in 2016, with RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) qualified members earning £12,000 more than their unqualified counterparts.
We are very proud to announce that BBL Property has won the Property Recruitment Agency of the Year award at the recent NOTB Property Management Awards in London, 2017. In a hotly contested, UK-wide category we were pleased that our breadth of experience really shone through to the judges. We take great pride in the
It’s not all work here at BBL. The team let their hair down this week at the ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents) ACE Awards 2017, rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in the property industry. There’s no substitute for face-to-face networking! You can see a few photos from that evening in the
We’ve been recruiting for the property industry for more than 20 years. I personally joined the BBL group and founded BBL Property back in the 90s and, in the intervening years, I’ve seen more CVs than you’ve had hot dinners. I’ve seen every mistake in the book, alongside some of the finest examples of good
Is there such a thing as the perfect candidate? Perhaps not, but in our experience you can get a whole lot closer to perfection by following a few simple, but golden, rules. We’ve spoken to a range of employers that we work with regularly to get their views on what makes the ‘perfect candidate’ in
So you’ve spent hours preparing for your interview. You’ve brushed up on your knowledge of the Party Wall etc. Act, the latest measurement standards and your valuation matrix technique, but have you missed something crucial? An interview won’t all be about your skill set. There’s one big elephant in the room and many interviewers will