Sukhdeep Aurora, Chief People Officer – ANAROCK Property Consultants
When it comes to the factors influencing recruitment trends in Indian real estate in 2018, a lot comes to mind.
However, there are three interesting developments which can be considered predominant among them:
Adeptness in digital technology and upskilling to Digitech skills are definitely prime watchwords for selecting the right candidates. To be sure, technology is the change driver around which more and more real estate recruitment decisions will be taken.
This is because, whether an industry which tends to hang stubbornly on to the traditional ways of doing its business likes it or not, technology will replace – and in fact is already replacing – at least 75% of the traditional methods of sourcing real estate opportunities at both the buyers’ and sellers’ end.
In this highly opportunistic market, operational speed is of the greater essence than ever before, and the use of technology to achieve this speed is indispensable.
Nor is this increasing focus on technological skills limited to just consultancies –