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Career Move: Estate Agent to Recruiter

Working as an Estate Agent and looking for a career change - you’ve come to the right place! Currently working as an estate agent, unhappy in your role, and want to know where your sales experience could take you? 

You might have never even thought about a career in recruitment… but what if we told you that you could use all of your current skills and work experience to build a successful career, and ultimately make more money!   

Good news - you don’t need a recruitment background. You don’t need specific industry knowledge. You just need drive, determination, social skills… and a few other key traits. If you’re the right culture fit, you could go far! Read on to get a clear picture of how your transferable skills could translate to a recruitment role...

What is it about recruitment?

The transition into recruitment from any sales role can take your career to the next level! Even in the training phase of being a recruitment consultant, you will recognise the potential of this business… and how far your career path in recruitment could take you!

Recruitment VS Estate Agency

Working in Estate Agency consists of long hours, unsociable hours, weekend work, evenings, possibly bank holidays…  

Working in Recruitment is a lot of the same! But, let me be direct… it may be the same, but you will definitely earn a lot more money in recruitment. You get out of this job what you put in! If you have the drive and the passion for people, and are not shy of hard work - this could be the perfect industry for you! Possibilities with us are endless…  

What are the key benefits?  

  • High-Earning Potential  
  • Unlimited Progression  
  • Career Development Plan 
  • Ability To Reach Director Status in 2-5 years  
  • Wellness benefits… 

Read more about the benefits of recruitment here...  

Working as an estate agent, you thrive in a target-driven environment. Every day is different, but with a constant focus to increase sales. But what are your career goals in real estate? You’re here for a reason, you want more in life, and you want to create your dream life!  

How Can My Estate Agent Skills Transfer to Recruitment?

If transferred successfully, your skills developed in real estate can result in high earnings! Some recruitment skills are honed over time, but starting off on the right foot is key… and that’s easier when your skills are transferable! 

Key transferable Estate Agency skills: 

  • Communication skills: Speaking to customers all day, and using your skills to be persuasive and informational. Working with people constantly, and being approachable. Actively listening to your customers, appreciating the bigger situation and balancing your communication skills - the listener and the informer.  
  • Emotional intelligence: You can read the room, understand what your customers want and know when to push and when to leave them to think. Awareness is vital… approaching customers at the perfect time, suggesting products after speaking to the customer, and generally understanding what the people want.  
  • Competitiveness: Being constantly focused on goals and targets - giving the job everything you have and out-working everyone else. You’ll be a self-starter, able to motivate yourself and be opportunistic in most circumstances. Wanting to be the best at what you do is a great trait to have... 
  • Emotional intelligence: You can read the room, understand what your customers want and know when to push and when to leave them to think. Awareness is vital… approaching customers in the right way, suggesting things after speaking to the customer, and generally understanding what the people want.  
  • Organisation: You will be used to having a well-organised day, as a crucial part of your process is being organised and on top of everything. Managing your time, prioritising tasks, a clean and tidy workspace, scheduling meetings and appointments.  
  • Flexibility: Adapting to your customers needs is a normal part of the day - being flexible with your schedule or usual hours, changing and shuffling your appointments to ensure you optimise your working hours!...Should we go on? 

Start your pathway to recruitment now! 

You could be the trainee recruitment consultant that we’re looking for! Recruitment is a natural career pathway from working as an Estate Agent.  

Start your career path with us now… Interested? Find articles below that will give you every piece of information you could ever want about recruitment life & more about us here at AMA Group!  

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