5 Strategies for Success in Today’s Hiring Market

Posted on April 30, 2013 in Viewpoints by Admin

As the commercial real estate markets continue their recovery in 2013, recruitment of top talent is taking on an increased level of priority. Whether internally or externally executed by a search firm, recruiting is largely a marketing campaign where you must identify the strengths and selling points of the firm, the role, the team, etc. and make certain those benefits are clearly and effectively articulated to prospective candidates.

This topic was recently discussed at the “Human Capital” panel during the Asset Management & Acquisitions Winter Meeting held by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM). Bill Whitlow, pointed out the following key attributes that are essential for attracting first-rate candidates.

Bill Whitlow is a Partner with Terra Search Partners, a retained executive search firm helping real estate companies build great teams. Terra Search Partners serves many of the country’s foremost REITs, private equity firms, pension fund advisors, private developers and owners, family owned businesses and non-profits. To see additional articles written by Bill and others at Terra Search, click through to Contact Bill Whitlow at or 415.433.1630.