Careers at Bridges: FAQs

Is working for Bridges right for you?

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions.

Are you currently recruiting?

Yes. As a rapidly growing company with a continuous expansion plan, we are always looking out for talented individuals to join our teams whether that be front of office in Sales or Lettings or in our operations or support side of our business. 

How much money will I earn?

This is completely down to you. You will be surrounded by the very best individuals in the local area within their own specific disciplines. This coupled with our unrivalled and uncapped commission structures and support network means you are best placed to thrive in our incentive driven environment.  

Do I need to have previous industry experience or qualifications?

Not always. We have structured and proven pathways in place at every step of your career that include both your ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents) or NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) qualifications which means that regardless of your professional background we are in a position to provide the necessary training and development to employ individuals with varying levels of experience. 

What do you look for in a candidate?

Personality, Determination and Ambition. 

We are a one of the most successful agents in Surrey and Hampshire with a culture of making work fun. We are a fast-paced company that encourages personality and rewards highly. Regardless of the role within our company we are looking for candidates who are prepared to work hard to achieve their goals and who feel they can add value to our every growing company.  

How do I prepare for my interview?

We will always speak with you over the telephone ahead of any face-to-face meeting.  

We just want you to be you and let your personality shine through. We understand that nerves may be present in situations like interviews, but we will always try to make the environment as comfortable as possible for you. It’s just as important that we are what you are looking for in a company so we would advise you ask as many questions as you need to establish this. 

What if I don’t want to be an estate or letting agent?

That’s okay. We have a range of departments and teams that make up our market leading business, each requires a slightly different skill set from sales to marketing to administration and plenty in between. Speaking to us is the first step and from there we can work out where you may be best suited. A list of our vacancies can be found here 

Is there room for progression?

100%.  

Our progression pathways are designed specially to help you achieve your goals and consist of support, training and education. We are able to provide the opportunity across all areas of our business for individuals to progress in their careers. Although we offer longevity rewards for our employees amongst other benefits it’s not always about how long you have been with us, it’s about your ability to do the job to the highest possible standard. 

Do I have to work weekends?

You may have to work weekends depending on the role however, you will be entitled to a lieu day for working two weekends in a month and you will also have the opportunity for an additional lieu day for hitting your key performance indicators (KPI’s). 

What other benefits does an employee receive at Bridges?

  • OUTSTANDING SALARY PACKAGES, INCLUDING UNRIVALLED COMMISSION STRUCTURES 
  • BRIDGES ARE COMMITTED TO PERSONAL EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT – NAEA & ARLA 
  • ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 
  • REGULAR INCENTIVES AND COMPETITIONS 
  • PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH STRUCTURED PATHWAYS 
  • EXCITING WORKING ENVIRONMENTS 
  • 31 DAYS ANNUAL LEAVE ON JOINING – THIS INCREASES THE LONGER YOU ARE WITH US! 
  • PAID MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES (SUBJECT TO QUALIFYING PERIOD) 
  • LONGEVITY AWARD FOR EMPLOYEES – THE LONGER YOU ARE WITH US THE MORE HOLIDAY YOU HAVE AND THE MORE BENEFITS YOU ACCRUE 
  • WE OFFER A FAMILY BUSINESS WORKING ENVIRONMENT – YOU ARE NOT A NUMBER TO US 
  • SUPPORTING LOCAL CHARITIES AND COMMUNITIES 
  • DIRECTORS ON THE SHOP FLOOR – MENTORING YOU 

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Whether you are already in estate agency or looking to start your career in property, we’d love to hear from you!