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  • All The Cool Kids Are Doing It

    We’ve all been volun-told to do things in life. You know—when it’s “strongly suggested” that you volunteer for something. It’s presented like a choice, but it’s really not.  I’m volun-told to help my Mom get ready for our annual Christmas party every December, just like my best friend is volun-told to dress up with me for Halloween. Why she needs any convincing is beyond me. We all have busy...
  • Casual Fridays, Flexibility and Taylor Swift: These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

    Hi, my name is Lauren and I’m a Millennial. I like flex Fridays. I want a job that makes me feel good about myself. I wear a necklace that says ‘follow your bliss’ and frequently listen to Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday podcasts. I sometimes throw around the phrase ‘authentic self.’ I know how to Google the average salary of people with similar jobs in my city.  I really love Taylor Swift, and not...
  • My RPM Story: RPM Careers Ambassador Joanna Merritt

    You could say I was driven to RPM. I was working 12-hour days selling cars, and I knew it wasn’t the long-term career choice I was looking for. When I became a new mother, I also needed a new career with flexibility.  I joined the residential property management (RPM) industry in a part-time leasing position and grew fast in the job. Since then, I’ve taught industry certification courses, served...
  • My RPM Story: RPM Careers Ambassador Eric Miller

    While working on my undergraduate degree in psychology, I took a job at the local Boys & Girls Club. There, I learned how rewarding it is to provide others with a safe space.Now that I work in residential property management (RPM), I get that same feeling every day! In the RPM industry, residents come to you to solve problems to make their living situation better. Helping people is the basis...

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