REALTOR® Magazine Online: The real estate professional's business support tool.
OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

QUIZ: Are You Ready for an Assistant?

 Hiring an assistant can be an excellent business move, but careful planning is critical. Take this quiz to find out if you’re fully prepared to bring an assistant on board.

1.I firmly believe in the adage, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”



2.I use a checklist system for organizing my listings and keeping track of ongoing transactions.



3.My daily schedule is fairly organized, and people can easily find out where I am.



4.I will wait until after I’ve hired an assistant to determine which tasks to delegate.



5.I have one hour per day that I can devote to training an assistant.



6 .I hold high expectations for the people with whom I work.



7 .My ideal assistant would remind me of myself, with similar skill sets, strengths, and career goals.



8 .I know how profitable I am on a monthly basis.



9 .I already have talked with my broker about hiring an assistant.



10.I have already thought about how and when I will provide feedback to my assistant.