Your career path cannot be taken lightly. It is not something you can leave up to chance and yet complacency can set in so quickly that we can’t see our way out of our current position. In my network there seems to be a plethora of posts about physical fitness and accepting personal physical challenges [...]
Turning a new hire to a great hire is not a simple add water and stir process. It takes a tiered approach and a comprehensive strategy in order to produce the optimum results. Too often we see scenarios where someone is hired and left to fend for themselves in their new job position. This typically [...]
A guest post by Jolene Sopalski
Many of us are afraid of confrontation with our residents regarding the ever-sensitive subject of delinquent rent. I think many of us are afraid to push our residents to pay rent for fear our customer service score will fall below the company expectations. But is this thought process really helping [...]
Pause for a moment and reflect on the evolution of apartment training and communication. We can scroll through time and think of the use of the landline phone, pager, fax machine, cell phone, chat rooms and many other older tools. Now we live in a world of Skype, video conferencing and social media. What about [...]
Does your company have a solid training and performance program? If they do you know what you should do? Hug them. Thank them. Support them and the program. Continuing education is a must and it has numerous purposes for your career. I am going to highlight 3 key ways on how continuing education is important [...]
I had the opportunity to meet Melissa Foley last year at the Multifamilypros Brainstorming conference. My curiosity about everything multifamily led to some questions on my part which led to the following interview. For those who know Melissa well, her passion for her profession and for the professionals she attaches herself to is clearly [...]
Early in January I had the unique privilege of travelling to Columbus Ohio to visit a dear friend of mine Kim Cory at University Village. I received a warm welcome from the whole staff and it provided a wonderful opportunity to be onsite in a student housing environment which I had never experienced before.