Episode 138: Darrin Carr

Jul 13, 2023Podcast

Real estate requires a deep understanding of the market and finances and a well-functioning team to bring success to your ventures. However, the importance of building the right team is often overlooked, with many focusing solely on the properties themselves. 

But without a team who shares your vision and passion for the business, your real estate ventures may not reach their full potential. That’s why in this episode, we’re joined by Darrin Carr to delve into the often-neglected topic of team building in real estate. Darrin will share his valuable tips, insights, and strategies to help you recruit the right people and ensure they’re in the right positions to drive your business forward. So, whether you’re just starting out or looking to take your real estate business to the next level, this episode is for you.

Darrin Carr owns Carr Talent Acquisition, a recruiting and HR services agency. With 20 years of experience, Darrin has a proven track record of guiding hiring efforts at a high level and on the ground. He and his team of 26, including 20 recruiters, pride themselves on understanding deeply what makes candidates tick, their core values, and their vision for the future. Darrin’s expertise has helped hundreds of companies achieve their hiring and HR goals.


Highlights from the interview

  • Darrin’s background and some of the services he offers
  • A high-level overview of how Darrin’s carries out recruitment
  • The current market in terms of real estate recruiting
  • Hiring in-house vs. hiring virtually
  • Best ways to reach out and connect with Darrin Carr


About Darrin Carr

A superstar in the hiring arena, Darrin is the owner of Carr Talent Acquisition, a recruiting and HR services agency where he partners with growing companies and large corporations to achieve their hiring and HR goals. Darrin is a former Director of Recruiting for billion dollar plus companies and has 20 years’ experience in guiding hiring efforts at a high level and on the ground with a high energy and committed leadership to his team, his clients, and the talent his team hires.

Darrin started off as a sales rep leading to a district manager position, into a regional manager position, and then into director of sales before moving into director roles at companies such as McMillan and Pearson/Prentice Hall. His job at this level was to not only to determine hiring strategy and process for these companies, but to hire and train hiring managers.

Carr Talent has a staff of 26 with 20 recruiters. He hires them not only for their technical prowess in sourcing, finding, and assessing top talent, but also for spark, the ability to compel the very best talent to take another look at what the future may hold for them. They pride themselves in understanding deeply what makes like a tick, their core value, their vision for the future, so that they can search out and persuade those who are very close functional hand cultural fits for their clients.

Darrin has personally hired and managed hundreds of employees, and now his agency helps hire many hundreds more.

He is currently contending with 10 year old “twin tornadoes” and enjoys being a very engaged father with volleyball, football, pickleball, and basketball outings.

To learn more about Darrin, you can stay connected with him on his website, Facebook, or LinkedIn.


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