This year’s final Job Barometer – Assessment of the U.S. Real Estate Job Market finds job postings through Q3 2018 up 11% over the SelectLeaders Job Barometer index and have now exceeded the long-term average for five consecutive years. Jobs in finance and investment continue as the most common opportunities followed by portfolio, asset and property management jobs. Jobs that tend to wane when headed into a correction – Acquisitions and Development – continue to be vital areas of hiring activity with 9% and 8% of all job postings, which is remarkable at this stage in the cycle. As is a total of $12.6 billion poured into real estate technology companies in 2017, according to “RE Tech.” The scale of investment in PropTech today underscores the drive to transform how real estate is developed, acquired, and managed through technology-based innovation. PropTech innovations prompt job shapeshifting. Proven experience with a variety of software is the best way to demonstrate the agility to work in this space. Technology will open up our industry to talent from other industries.