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Ken Jones
Ken Jones Real Estate Advisor - Toms River, NJ
Real Estate Training & Coaching

Jim Turner I don't recruit.

Frankly, when I had 30 agents it was like hearding cats and being a babysitter.

I learned my lesson long ago when I fired them all (Jan 1982) and I've been far more productive with far less stress ever since.

May 14, 2019 04:20 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

BreezyHR

May 13, 2019 09:25 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Phone, email.

 

May 13, 2019 05:57 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

That is not something I am concerned about.  I do not want any agents working with me. I prefer to fly solo.  I've been asked by agents over the years and I always decline.  

May 14, 2019 07:31 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

No technology needed. Place ad. Respond to inquiries. 

May 14, 2019 04:49 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I didn't use technology for these things. I used my people skills and a boardroom table Jim Turner . Good luck with your studies.

May 13, 2019 05:22 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

when I was actively recruiting, I would recruit CAREFULLY....never had a revolving door policy..... I was a manager and listed property....as I cooperated with buyer agents, I would interview throughout the entire transaction....If I liked the results, I invited to interview.... if not, I just closed the deal and went on my way....

May 13, 2019 04:17 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Jim,

Most of the brokers we work with do not use technology platforms, especially with onboarding and retention...A

May 13, 2019 03:53 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

When we owned our office, our reputation was the best recruiter and our actions, the best retention tool.

May 14, 2019 07:21 AM
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Corinne Guest
Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington Lifestyles

When I did, I did it the old fashioned way, invited for coffee and went from there.

May 14, 2019 05:54 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't recruit but have worked with enough brokerages to say I don't know that any of them use technology platforms to do so or to onboard or retain.

May 14, 2019 04:08 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Sorry, I am not familiar with any products that would handle this process.

May 14, 2019 02:36 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I don't.  I manage my processes with my own systems. Nothing purchased.

May 13, 2019 06:13 PM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

 I'm not a principal broker so I don;t so any of that

May 14, 2019 08:22 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Excellent question, wish I had the answer, most that I have seen are very expensive.

May 13, 2019 03:54 PM
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Julio Vasiu
IXACT Contact - North York, ON
IXACT Contact a ‘next generation’ real estate CRM

Hi Jim,

We are doing more than before for our clients. We have a CRM designed for recruiting. We would love to give you a free trial. 

 

https://www.ixactcontact.com/agent-recruiting-crm/

May 14, 2019 07:39 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Reading answers

May 14, 2019 06:39 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Money outcome seems to be the motivation to attract, keep and maintain

May 14, 2019 05:59 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

You have some great suggestions here Jim.

May 14, 2019 03:42 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Platforms for recruiting....

Platforms for retention...

I suggest replacing Platform with strategy.  A 'platform' could work if it represented a strategic benefit or advantage such as Zdevil and CB or the recently failed REMAX and Redfin deal.

A broker strategy for recruiting needs to be based on delivering 'LOCAL' value from which an agent can make money.  For example an exclusive tool like CISScore or ClaimsForward gives the agent something of value and interest to commence the conversation.

Retention is ALL about success. Lead the agent via 'doing' training into their first successes and they will ant more and bigger. When the broker has lit that fire retention does not become such as issue.

Or you can go lazy and do the KW 'we got training and scripts."  Perhaps that is the PLATFORM you want.

HINT: Good agents don't care until you show them you care. So, target your prospects, do your homework and have something other than sweet words to offer. Sweet words attract only the easily distracted....then retention is an issue.

May 14, 2019 04:55 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I am a broker, but have no agents, and rather like it that way.  Good luck to you.

May 30, 2019 05:45 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I do not have to do that...but...ankle bracelets comes to mind.

May 16, 2019 01:47 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

When I was a managing broker, the old fashoined way, 3X5 notecards!

May 16, 2019 04:43 AM
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Brayan John
Glen Saint Mary, FL
Civil Engineer

I use BambooHR for recruitment purposes.

May 15, 2019 10:00 AM
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ashu goyal
Digitally - Barnett Township, IL
Just a start - up

Facebook and some time Twitter

May 15, 2019 06:45 AM
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Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

I am a Broker/Owner and I prefer to fly SOLO. No time for babysitting duties.

May 15, 2019 05:54 AM