September 1st, 2021 by Cathy
August 3rd, 2021 by Cathy
Applying for a new job can be a very intimidating experience for many candidates. Each applicant is vying with numerous candidates for one particular position. To rise above the many applicants and land on that interview shortlist, a job seeker needs to present a first-rate resume.
While there are many guides, articles and reference materials about crafting the perfect resume, they often focus on the information to include in the finished document. Other times they concentrate on formatting and resume styles. Very rarely do these guides focus on the type of information that should not be included in a resume.
July 1st, 2021 by Cathy
Landing a job interview is a major achievement that delivers equal feelings of excitement and nervousness. Prospective employees want to make a great impression in action and appearance during that big event. Yet, presenting a professional appearance during an interview in the height of summer is often a daunting task.
If your next interview lands in the dog days of summer, don’t worry. If you follow the tips below, you’ll show up looking cool, calm and confident at your summer interview.
June 1st, 2021 by Cathy
In order for any company to succeed, its employees have to be productive and engaged. Keeping employees happy is not always easy, and definitely not straightforward. There’s no real instruction manual for how to keep everyone in the workplace happy, but there are ways to check-in with how everyone is feeling. In order to effectively develop employee skills and utilize employee talents, getting an accurate measurement of how each person sees themselves within the organization is essential. It’s not always comfortable, but if you use Employee Engagement Surveys, you’ll be in a good position to foster positive change and growth. Here are four benefits of Employee Engagement Surveys.
May 4th, 2021 by Cathy
In the past year there has been a significant increase in the number of people looking for new jobs. Many experienced job loss due to the economic effects of the global pandemic while others were seeking new opportunities for a variety of reasons ranging from recent graduates looking to begin their careers to professionals considering a career change.
With so many applicants vying for positions posted on business websites and job listing platforms, recruiters and HR representatives are faced with the challenge of finding the candidates who are the right fit for the available position. Since so many job seekers are applying for the same positions, you need to bring your best to every interview so you can rise above the other candidates and land the right job. And the key to achieving that goal is to display confidence. We’ll share some great tips on how to boost your confidence and make a positive impression during interviews.
April 1st, 2021 by Cathy
More than a year has gone by since the world officially shut down, and if this pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that we adapt. We keep moving forward. We adopt a new normal. For many people, working from home became the norm, and after a year of setting new routines and getting into new habits, the thought of going back to work seems, well, bizarre. Of course, there are benefits of returning to the office but the transition has the potential to be pretty rocky. Let’s face it. Things are different now. There’s no such thing as simply going back to the way things were. Similar to the adjustments experienced during the early days of remote work, employers and employees will need to readjust to onsite work environments. Here are a few things to consider as you ramp up to return to the office.
March 1st, 2021 by Cathy
With what seems like the worst of the pandemic behind us, it might be time to start sprucing up your resume if you either suffered a job loss or are ready to jump into a new career. The resume helps tell your story of why you’ll be a good fit for your next position. It’s a place that you can showcase your experience and start to sell a potential employer on your expertise. While there are lots of resume tips out there, here are a few timeless ones that are sure to set you up for success.
February 2nd, 2021 by Cathy
In today’s hiring world, we’re navigating a lot more remote interviews than ever before. Even those that will need to be on-site are being hired through remote processes to keep everyone healthy during the current pandemic. But how should you prepare yourself for a remote interview? Here are some helpful tips to nail it and secure your next dream job.
January 1st, 2021 by Cathy
What makes a great community even better? A good property manager. Not everyone has the skillset for the job and finding a candidate who will excel in the role is crucial to your property’s success. Residents want to know they have someone they can call when they need to and an excellent property manager knows how to build those relationships. Here are 10 habits that a good property manager exhibits:
December 1st, 2020 by Cathy
The younger generation is desperately seeking work but many companies shy away from hiring millennials in large numbers. Why? There are a variety of reasons that millennials can be the majority of your workforce and benefit your company. Nearly 7 million young people with educations do not currently hold a job. Your company can harness their enthusiasm and desire to gain experience by giving them a shot at a fulfilling career. Here are some excellent reasons that you should be hiring millennials. (more…)
Everyone in the industry is still reeling from the global Coronavirus pandemic, but we encourage you to take some time to reflect on what the property management industry can learn from this pandemic. All industries have been effected differently and are adapting to their “new normal”. Multifamily has found itself adapting to the record setting unemployment rate and residents simply not having enough to make ends meet still now some 9+ months after the outbreak. How has your property navigated these trying times and what can you continue to work on even as we move out of the pandemic? Simply taking it back to the basics of good property management has been the tried and true method for many. Here are some of the ways property management has found success in weathering the storms during these unprecedented times.