Wednesday, September 25, 2013
NAAEI has been listening to feedback from our members, our students, our course instructors and our local associations and are in the process of updating our professional designation programs to make them more comprehensive as well as efficient so that they continue to meet the needs of today’s learners. First up was our Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) course. We launched the updated...
Thursday, May 9, 2013
I have very few complaints about my first job out of college. But if I had to do it all again, I wish someone had given me the following advice:
1. Find an office with more men. If you’re looking to kill two birds with one stone—earning your keep in society while also meeting someone who will pay for your movie tickets—you should probably count up the number of men at your...
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Attracting top talent isn’t getting any easier, but it’s certainly more fun these days. We have better ways to identify and engage with candidates, which is changing the game. Recruiting is a contact sport and I find it more exhilarating than exhausting.
Brad Schwartz and I led a thoughtful discussion about this topic recently with other property management professionals. As...
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...