Thursday, February 14, 2013
In case the hordes of men having panic attacks in the card aisle of CVS hasn’t tipped you off, today is Valentine’s Day.
This cruel holiday certainly makes us all ponder a lot of things. Why, for example, do candy hearts taste like chalk dust? Why do we still eat 40 of them? Why can’t we meet that special someone while sitting on our respective couches in pajamas?
We also stop to think about what...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
I don’t know a property manager who doesn’t grapple with parking issues. At best, they’re a hassle. At worst, they threaten resident safety, satisfaction and retention. They can even send you to court.
Towing may alienate a resident… but failure to act on a parking problem could alienate many residents. The best solution is a proactive approach that maximizes compliance and minimizes your need to...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
I once came home to find my mom and brother downstairs, tears rolling down their faces.
“Why are you crying?!” I asked, concerned that someone had died or my brother was deemed unfit for college after neglecting to leave a space between his first and last name on an SAT Scantron form (true story).
“Because we are laughing so hard,” Chris explained.
Then he showed me the object in Mom’s hand, the...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Top Ten Tips for a Successful Interview:
1. Research the company and be prepared with some written questions. Go to the company website and spend at least thirty minutes reviewing the management team, the about us pages, and make sure you read any recent press releases. Prepare questions about the company and the department you are interviewing.
Be on time, and that means between 15 and 5...