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Great Recession Generation

The 2019 CRE Hiring Trends Survey Results are now live on SelectLeaders Job Network’s Resources pages. In their own words, our industry shares their perspectives and insights on the year ahead. For the first time, “The Great Recession Generation” stands out in the few respondents with 7 to 10 years of industry experience. In 2009, entry-level real estate job opportunities were far and few between and did not rebound substantially for 3 long years. By then many employers were forced to hire younger. When you look at many resumes, it is impressive the opportunities and experience on deals that talent with 4 to 7 years of experience have been given. Hopefully, like the Depression Generation who went off to war, many have, and will find, the path back into the real estate industry. We need them. The Great Depression Generation is now acknowledged as, “The Greatest Generation Ever”.

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The SelectLeaders Job Barometer, published since 2006, is the foremost survey of employment opportunities, trends, and hiring practices in the commercial real estate industry.

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SelectLeaders powers the Career Centers for 9 premier real estate industry Associations (whose members control or direct 90% of commercial real estate). Jobs are from all sectors and all levels with 29% paying over $100,000. SelectLeaders Job Network offers unequalled access to the Real Estate community. To learn more visit or visit our Job Network Career Centers: BOMA, CCIM, CREFC,, NAIOP, NAREIM, NAREIT, NMHC, PREA, Project REAP, ULI, NRHC

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