Second Take: Behind Compass’ pay cuts

Tech and growth departments spared the belt-tightening, firm is still recruiting agents

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Apr.April 23, 2020 01:20 PM

When layoffs don’t do the trick, it’s time to take a hard look at compensation. It’s something thousands of companies in the U.S. have had to do in recent weeks. And it’s no different for Compass, except that the SoftBank-backed residential brokerage is still actively recruiting agents.

The Real Deal‘s Hiten Samtani caught up with senior reporter E.B. Solomont to discuss her scoop on the cuts and where the firm goes from here.


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