Monday, April 6, 2015
For most of fourth grade, I went to the nurse’s office at least three times a week with a “stomach ache.” The nurse’s remedy for such ailments was a large, chalky green mint that was supposed to settle your stomach.
In reality, I was a chubby 9-year-old who got straight A’s and just wanted an excuse to lie down for half an hour a day, take a break from academia and eat candy.
Looking back, I...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
When people visit RPMcareers.org, they meet me! I’m Julie, the RPM Careers ambassador featured on the home page of the National Apartment Association’s new website designed to bring talent to our industry. RPM Careers ambassadors — 30 of us, with more on the way — represent young leaders in residential property management (RPM), and visitors to the site can connect with us on the ambassadors page...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Whether it’s through digital advertising, the new RPM Careers Facebook page, or word of mouth from National Apartment Association members and supporters, thousands of applicants are headed to RPMcareers.org to find their new career path. They are also connecting with RPM Careers ambassadors — industry professionals like me — to learn more about residential property management.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
I once had a job interview at an aquarium in Ireland.
Admittedly, this seemed bizarre even at the time. Then again, when the job you’re applying for involves selling sandwiches you’re carrying around town in a red basket, there’s no…home office.
To add to the absurdity that was this moment in my life, my best friend also came along for the interview. The head of The Tasty Sandwich Guy only had...