Thursday, March 15, 2012
In every office there’s one person who doesn’t have a clue when it comes to technology. If you’re sitting there with your typewriter correction fluid thinking “not so, Lauren,” that probably means that person is you.
While most of us thrive in a world of gadgets and gizmos, there are some who are intimidated by technology, clinging to card catalogues and typewriters and simpler times.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
My mother has a history of ordering the one bad meal on the menu whenever we go to a restaurant. This combined with her propensity for choking—typically on a particularly sharp shell found in her crab soup, gristle in her cheeseburger or a small but debilitating bone in her fish—always makes for a memorable evening out.
We’ve had a lot of experience with this, but one instance stands out due to...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Earlier this week we wrapped up our 2012 Apartment Careers Month. We saw tremendous participation in this year’s event as more and more of our affiliates and corporate partners took advantage of the opportunity to let others know about the many careers available in our industry. As part of Apartment Careers Month, NAAEI hosted two webinars. The second of these was held on Feb. 29. While the...
Monday, February 27, 2012
We recognize that this time of year can be a naturally quieter time for traffic. However, when we know that it is a “slow season” it becomes even more important for your leasing team to inject energy into their working week and be proactive in their activities so that their performance does not lag. Of course we set goals to achieve our business objectives. However, setting goals is sometimes...