If you’ve worked in the real estate industry in Melbourne or Sydney, you’ll have certainly come across the delightful ladies at Real Estate Career Developers at some point. Aligned with the REIV, RECD (as they’re better known) have been matching like minded candidates to like minded clients for over a decade. Whether you’re an employer, a temp, a property manager or a sales agent – RECD will certainly have a job opportunity for you, and diligent follow up to support your career trajectory. This week we’re proud to present our Business Ninja of the Week – Director Melissa Karatjas. Here’s Melissa!

1. What makes your business magical, setting you apart from other competitors?


2. What are your maddest ‘ninja skillz’? 

My passion for whatever I do in life.

3. How did your lightbulb moment in creating your business come about?

Being interviewed by a now competitor.

4. What is your earliest memory?

Sitting on my grandmother’s knee sucking my thumb.

5. What would your last meal be?

 MEAL? It would be a DRINK!!!

6. What is your best tip for recruiting staff or choosing business partners?

Go with your instinct works for me.

7. What is your favourite sound?


8. Who would you like to invite to dinner?

George Clooney

9. Who has inspired you to be a better ‘Business Ninja’?

Fiona Blayney

To contact Melissa or the team at RECD, call 0402 348 314 or email melissa@recd.com.au