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Managing Expectations Is Key As We Work From Home

Managing Expectations as We Work from Home

So much of Poline & Associates’ business (and life in general) revolves around managing expectations. In fact, part of the value proposition in hiring a search firm is that the firm facilitates communication between a company and the candidates under consideration. When a hiring representative goes dark on you, it’s easy to assume the worst. […]

Update Your Deal Sheet If Recently Furloughed or Laid Off Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips on Creating a Stand-Out Deal Sheet

If you are unfortunately facing a furlough or layoff and are on the leasing or sales side of the commercial real estate business, consider the following FAQs to help you update your Deal Sheet: Q: Is a Deal Sheet necessary? A: YES! A Deal Sheet quantifies the kind of deal-maker you are and the transaction volume you have handled […]

Update Your Resume for Job Search if Recently Furloughed or Laid Off Due to Pandemic

Job Searching? Update Your Resume

If you have been furloughed or laid off, what is the first thing you should do to position yourself for your next role? Our advice is to update your resume. Our team reviews hundreds of resumes a week. Here are a few tips to help yours stand out: 1. Put yourself in the hiring official’s […]

Employee Engagement = Retention + Leadership

Employee Engagement = Retention + Leadership

Our last blog focused on employee recognition and how it can improve retention, which we know from last year’s Millennial blog series is a major focus of many commercial real estate firms. Also tied closely to employee recognition is employee engagement. Data shows employers who provide recognition and engagement experience success in retention and leadership […]

Employee Recognition is important to build company culture.

Employee Recognition: It’s Important

Simply put, employee recognition improves company culture, thus improving recruitment and retention. And who doesn’t want that? Especially in a climate where “38% of millennials polled would like to see their company recognition program improved.” Commercial Real Estate firms, among others, are taking note and upping their game. Some are implementing programs, like a Spot […]