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Hays DNA of a Commercial Real Estate Leader


DNA of a Commercial Real Estate Leader Hays DNA of a Commercial Real Estate Leader looks at the common career paths in the commercial real estate sector to achieving a VP or higher level role in Canada. Gain valuable advice from those that have achieved their career goals and insight from the lessons they've learned along the way. This report is comprised from a survey of over 100 VPs and above from across Canada, a deepdive into the Hays database, looking at 100 resumes of VPs, and interviews with today's commercial real estate leaders.



In the report you'll find key insights into the career path and main obstacles senior commercial real estate professionals faced, and how the career path is changing.

Based on the results of the survey, deep-dive and interviews, we have learned the career path entails:

1. A broad base of industry knowledge through diverse experience and necessary qualifications

2. Commit to your professional development

3. Become a leader, not just a manager