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Will Alexa find your office’s next top producer?

Voiceter Pro founder Miguel Berger thinks young agents will use Amazon's Alexa to find work
  • ZipRecruiter and CareerAdvisor have seen minimal use of their Echo-based job search tools.
  • Founder of "Real Estate" for Amazon Echo has created a new skill for real estate jobs.

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. ZipRecruiter.com launched it's voice-activated job search app on Amazon's Echo last August. The app, or "skill," in Echo parlance, has received only four reviews on Amazon's page so far, averaging 2.3 stars. Only four people have offered reviews, which might suggest the skill isn't getting the attention the job search portal hoped it would. CareerAdvisor also has search skill for the Amazon device. Only one person has reviewed it. How effective these tools are in helping people find unique jobs may still be in question, but that didn't stop Albany, NY-based broker Miguel Berger and his Voiceter Pro team from adding a "real estate careers" skill to their line-up of Alexa-narrated software. Berger's "Real Estate" home search skill for Echo has been adopted in ten markets to date. Offices pay to be the brokerage of record on the app in however many...