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Caruso is a privately owned real estate company located in California. It provides a collection of luxury destinations, town centers, residences, offices, a world-class resort, and retail with exceptional hospitality. Their vision is to craft, imagine, and steward an enduring collection of places people love. It is seeking hardworking, talented, and collaborative professionals to join their team. It provides an array of benefits that include competitive salaries, 401 (k) retirement plan, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, health, and life insurance. It also provides employee assistance and employee recognition programs. It is offering job opportunities for treasurer, property manager, marketing manager, director marketing, assistant food, and beverage manager.

Company - Private
$10M to $25M
Small
Multiple locations
Real Estate Firms, Real Estate Agencies & Brokerages Firms
1987
What departments Caruso employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation69.7%
Management30.3%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Caruso employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Caruso: Newcomers: 26%, Experiencers: 21%, Experts: 21%, Veterans: 32%. Caruso employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Caruso employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Caruso: BWR Public Relations, Festival Companies, Irvine Company. Typical Caruso employees have worked at BWR Public Relations.
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BWR Public Relations
Festival Companies
Irvine Company
What industries did Caruso employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Caruso: Real Estate Firms, Real Estate Agencies & Brokerages Firms, Advertising / PR Agencies, Traveler Accommodation Companies, Clothing Retailers. Caruso employees most likely come from a Real Estate Firms industry background.
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Where did Caruso employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Caruso: Small: 35%, Medium: 27%, Large: 38%. Most Caruso employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Caruso study?
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Where did employees at Caruso study?
California State University-Long Beach
California State University-Northridge
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Caruso?
Time employed at Caruso: <1: 14%, 1-3: 37%, 4-8: 31%, 9-13: 8%, 14-20: 7%, 20+: 3%. Most Caruso employees stay with the company for 1-3 years which is less than the industry average.
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How does Caruso rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Caruso: 49.7% Male and 50.3% Female. Age ratio at Caruso: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 52%, 31-40: 27%, 41-50: 14%, 51-60: 5%, 60+: 1%. Caruso rates - 2.3% more female than the industry average. Most Caruso employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Caruso rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Caruso: high. Caruso ranks high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Caruso employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Caruso: CBRE, CenterCal Properties, Colliers International, Compass, Equinox. People who work at Caruso most typically go on to work for the CBRE.
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What’s the gender distribution at Caruso?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
50.3% female, 49.7% male.
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When was Caruso founded?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
1987.
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What industry does Caruso fall under?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Falls under Real Estate/Property Mgmt
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What is the annual revenue of Caruso?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
$10m to $25m.
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What companies are similar to Caruso?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
CBRE, CIM Group, GGP, Irvine Company, Macerich, Oaktree Capital, Starwood Capital Group, The CIM Group.
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How often do employees get promoted at Caruso ?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
advancement opportunities are high
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What’s the average length of tenure at Caruso?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Typically 1-3 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Caruso employees work for?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Large, Small companies before Caruso.
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Top future employers of Caruso employees?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
CBRE, CenterCal Properties, Colliers International, Compass, Equinox, Macerich, Self Employed, Westfield.
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Who are the top previous employers of Caruso employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
from what i found these companies BWR Public Relations, Festival Companies, Irvine Company, KB Home, Live Nation Entertainment, Macerich, Mattel, Westfield.
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What’s the average age at Caruso?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
i think it’s 21-30.
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Where did most of Caruso employees go to school?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
California State University-Long Beach, California State University-Northridge, San Diego State University, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Southern California.
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Whats the dress code like here because i dont think i have ever seen them with a particular dress code
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11 months ago
dress casual & professional
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11 months ago
no need for that
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How often do raises occur?
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11 months ago
Rarely. You must be the top performer on your team or promoted into a new role.
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11 months ago
Annually - merit increases are driven by peer reviews
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Do you offer part time or full time work only?
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A year ago
I work full time for Caruso and am an employee. Associate Agents, usually part time, are contract labor.
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A year ago
Both.
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Is Caruso a good company to work for?
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A year ago
One of the great real estate company in California.
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A year ago
I would say yes
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How did you get your first interview?
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11 months ago
Applied online for a local position and got a call within days.
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11 months ago
Through an employee recommendation. You need to know some at the company to get an interview.
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I've got a call for an interview as a listing agent at Caruso real estate company. Wanna know, what are the interview questions they might ask at that time of the interview.
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A year ago
Were you capable of being a hard worker.
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A year ago
Nothing that applied to the actual job.🥴
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they offer internship for summer, check it out if anyone of you needs , Its a very helpful program
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A year ago
wow, thats awesome
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A year ago
its true
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why does none of part time get benefits
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11 months ago
no company allows that
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11 months ago
Be a full time then
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Does Caruso mostly hire employees under a certain age?
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A year ago
No, they hire people of any age to my knowledge.
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A year ago
Above 18 years old with a valid real estate license and driving license.
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Do you have to travel for training? are you paid for your time?
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11 months ago
You travel to the main office in the state.
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11 months ago
Trainings are offered in their headoffice in Cali. Yes.All travel expenses are paid and you are reimbursed for meals.
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Do they offer health insurance?
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11 months ago
Of course
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11 months ago
Standard health insurance package
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I have a real estate licence, but do not want to work as an agent. Wondering are any of the support positions remote available..
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A year ago
Yes possible
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A year ago
Support roles are in person at shared work space
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Is there any stressfull part abt working here?
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11 months ago
a very little
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11 months ago
stressfull 😒but enjoying
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Do they hire seniors?
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11 months ago
Yes, Caruso hires seniors.🥰
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11 months ago
Yep.As long as you can perform your work duties, Caruso does not care what age you are.
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On average, how many hours do you work a day?
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A year ago
8-10hrs per day🥰
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A year ago
It depends on location and days
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I wanna know, can Caruso agent also work at another firm.
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10 months ago
No they cannot.
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10 months ago
No, legally you are only allowed to have your license with one agency at a time.
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401k plan if offered here?
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11 months ago
Yes, however no 401k matching.
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11 months ago
Not to my knowledge.
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What is the interview process like at Caruso?
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10 months ago
Very in depth. You need to have a deep self awareness and spiritual aptitude.
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10 months ago
you apply on line and then you have a phone interview and then your called in for a personal interview in person.
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As agents, do we have to provide auto insurance?
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11 months ago
It is required to
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11 months ago
you have to provide your own
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Is there kind of training provided to prepare new Associate Agents for their positions, i.e. showing home giving tours and communicating with potential clients?
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11 months ago
Yes, they do train agents
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11 months ago
Yes, there is online (paid) training you must complete as well as shadowing senior agents on tours before you are off on your own.
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Would like to know, what is a typical day like for you working here.
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A year ago
You have control over your calendar!🤩
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A year ago
Dealing with airheads at the office
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some companies don't value their employees, but we are VALUED and actually feel part of the team
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11 months ago
Not in mY Case though
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11 months ago
yess and no, not in the mood to write anything, right now😒
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I know Associate Agents are not employees of Caruso. So wanna know how much are Associate Agents paid *per Task* at this company.
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11 months ago
The pay rates might be different. Much more beneficial to work in the evening and on weekends.
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11 months ago
AA's are paid per showing and can choose their own schedule. If you're a lead agent the AA's can show your clients homes if you're with another client or have your calendar blocked off.
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Do they do Gov't background checks?
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11 months ago
Its a must if you're working for real estate industry'
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11 months ago
Yep...
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I applied for Caruso on last week and they told me to reschedule my interview. Still no call back. 🤔?
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A year ago
Got hired today waiting for month's time. Im starting sometime next week. Excited asf​.
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A year ago
They will call u very soom bro!.hang on..
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Is the pay for AA monthly , weekly? Once an event has closed
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A year ago
You get paid twice a month. The day you actually get paid after the period ends can vary, sometimes it is a few days other times maybe a week later.
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A year ago
AA's are paid after the event is marked as complete in our system--a deal doesn't need to have closed.
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What does an associate agent get paid per showing and open house? Last I heard it was 50 but that seems horrible.
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11 months ago
Depend on location
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11 months ago
Each market is different, but ours is $35 for one home tour before 5pm and $60 for one home tour after 5pm weekdays and all day on weekends.
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Is it easier for Associate Agents to get hired to be Lead Agent after a while?
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11 months ago
Yes! Absolutely!🌝
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10 months ago
Caruso provides opportunities for everyone. If you’re a good fit for the company, the y invest in you any work with you to be the best you can be.
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How do you get promoted to management at Caruso?
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A year ago
There is none.
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A year ago
Non existent🥳
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As an experienced agent, wanna know can i request to get seller referrals exclusively..
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11 months ago
If you're hired on as a listing specialist and only do sell-side, then yes. You would only get sellers to work with.
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11 months ago
I have no idea🥴
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I applied for an opening I was well qualified for, and then a recruiter called me for an interview.Would like to know some tips and advices to do well in the interview.
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A year ago
Learn all about the company before your interview. What they're about.
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A year ago
Smile and be friendly.🙂
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I'm wondering, do i need a real estate license to be an associate at here.
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11 months ago
Yes and a reliable car💪
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11 months ago
A real estate license.
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Any idea of the benefit here
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A year ago
if employee recognition is benefit to you, then they do that too
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A year ago
Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options
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How much do listing agents make?
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A year ago
Depending on survey that customer takes
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A year ago
They just cut the event pay for the associate agents. Now the pay is significantly less.
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Do they drug test during the interview process?
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11 months ago
No the do not.❌
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11 months ago
I dnt think so
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remote work possible?
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A year ago
yes, for some positions
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A year ago
yes, go speak to hr
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How did you get an interview with Caruso? Did you know someone first? Their values seem really great!
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11 months ago
I dnt think so
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11 months ago
Applied to their vacacy post.I knew no one there.
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How long does it typically take to hear back about an interview/job with Caruso company?
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A year ago
Usually hear back in a week. Interview is setup and begin work within 2 weeks.
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A year ago
Depends on HR, but usually, about a week or less, but sometimes longer, like a couple of weeks.
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A great company to work for But i get tired of standing
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11 months ago
Get used to it
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11 months ago
Sorry
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read something about technological advancement, sounds really good
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11 months ago
they really try to keep getting better, its amazing
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11 months ago
i read that too
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What is the best part of working here?
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A year ago
Flexibility as an Associate Agent🤩
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A year ago
Work from home opportunity
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How did you feel about telling people you worked at this company?
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11 months ago
People were usually very impressed to know that I worked for real estate company like Caruso..
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11 months ago
Its an excellent place to work
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Sent application for a long time, I havent gotte a response
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11 months ago
Due to high volume< you just have to be patient
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11 months ago
go and sleep and move to another place
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How do you feel about going to work each day?
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11 months ago
I love working in real estate with a company that allows us to put the best interests of clients first. In 14 years of being an agent, there's no place I'd rather be.
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11 months ago
Tired. Overworked.
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How many sick days do you get per year?
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11 months ago
Good luck. There is none.
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11 months ago
No sick leave policy here
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tIll now i still dont understand what exactly this place does, been looking at what we doo, because i am trying to apply here
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A year ago
REAL ESTATE, OBVIOUSLY
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A year ago
they Deal wIth residential, retail, office, resorts etc
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I would like to know abt the pace of work at this company.
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11 months ago
As an Associate Agent, it varies greatly. Fridays and Saturdays tend to be super busy. Other days can be quite slow.🥰
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11 months ago
Depends on the job function but most every employee on my team worked over 40 hours a week.
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I'm curious to know, what are the benefits offered here.
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A year ago
Great benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision - fulltimers accrue vacation and sick pay.
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A year ago
For salaried/ on-staff (not contractor/ not AA) positions the benefits are pretty good actually. Healthcare is the highlight .
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Do they have fees to be an Associate Agent with them like a typical Brokerage?
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11 months ago
No Caruso reimbursed all fees paid
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11 months ago
As an Associate agent you have to pay all expenses and taxes out of pocket but the company does not charge you any fees for working for them.
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What is the work from home policy?
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10 months ago
Yes, but some office meetings are required and specific jobs within the org require working in the office 2-3 days per week.
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10 months ago
Prior to Covid, remote work was not offered.
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