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ApartmentCareers Leading the Industry in Mobile Recruiting

Posted on Fri, May 31, 2013 @ 02:32 PM

Mobile and Tablet Device Enhancements are Now Live on Apartment Careers!

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment job seekers, Search Apartment Jobs, apartment job posting tips, mobile job search, jobs for vets, NAAEI, National Apartment Association, Careers in the Apartment Industry, Professional Job Search

ApartmentCareers.com is Making Progress for You!

Posted on Tue, Jan 22, 2013 @ 04:25 PM

Apartment Careers + You = Working Together

Each week, we are going to be letting you know what is happening at ApartmentCareers.com and what you need to do to work together with us for success. As the largest job board and career information site for the Apartment industry we are finding new, different, and better ways to get you information to find a job or find employees.

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Tags: Apartment careers, Apartment Industry, Words of Wisdom, Apartment resume, apartment job posting tips, Career Opportunities

ApartmentCareers Latest Product Enhancement - TALENT BLAST!

Posted on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 @ 10:53 AM

                          What can Talent Blast do for you?

We are pleased to announce the launch of TALENT BLAST, a new job posting enhancement designed to turn your online posting into a targeted recruitment ad campaign-delivering the most qualified applicants possible with one single job posting.

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, apartment job posting tips, job posting tips, employer tips, Talent, Employment, Developing Talents, Talent Blast

Finding the RIGHT People Online for Apartment Careers

Posted on Wed, Jul 11, 2012 @ 03:48 PM

The Power of Non-Commercial Social Media

Written by Peter Weddle

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment hiring managers, apartment job posting tips, job posting tips, Texas Apartment Association, Nevada State Apartment Association, Apartment Association of Greater Dallas, apartment professional certifications, employer tips, internet job postings, National Apartment Association, Apartment Associations

Helping Military Personnel and Military Spouses Find Employment

Posted on Mon, Jan 02, 2012 @ 11:24 AM

Want a Direct Path to Finding Skilled Talent?

   Hiring Military Personnel and hiring Military Spouses gives your business a great advantage. You gain employees who have a high work ethic right out of the gate. Employment for military personnel within your company provides excellent examples for motivation for other employees. Some of the other key factors to consider are that you get someone who is

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment job seekers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, apartment hiring managers, apartment job posting tips, Military Personnel, Military Spouses, NAAEI, National Apartment Association, Employment

Give Your Job Posting Titles a Bite and Sizzle

Posted on Mon, Dec 05, 2011 @ 09:23 AM

Job posting titles are important because they are what a candidate sees first when searching a job database on your career site or a job board. Unlike with a print publication, the posting itself is invisible until they click on the title and open up the ad. In other words, candidates on the Internet must make a conscious decision to look at your content, and their evaluation is based solely on the information that’s provided in the title.

To be effective, a job posting title must both inform and pique the curiosity of the reader. That’s true of all job seekers, but especially those who are passive. To motivate them to read on, a title must provide:

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Tags: apartment jobs, how to tips, apartment hiring managers, apartment job posting tips, job posting tips, employer tips, internet job postings

Dear Apartment Manager, Is Your Recruiting Social?

Posted on Mon, Nov 14, 2011 @ 02:30 PM

If your not using social networks to recruit and promote your company as an employer of choice, then you are in the VAST minority.  According to this recent survey 80% of companies are using social networks to recruit and almost half of the remaining companies are planning to use social networks.  I am not sure what the 11% of companies left use to recruit, but my guess is they do not do much hiring.  This trend is one of the reasons ApartmentCareers embraced social media as a recruiting tool to benefit our clients.  We were the first apartment industry recruiting portal with a significant presence in the social media networks.

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Tags: Apartment careers, job seeker tips, apartment job posting tips, job posting tips, employer tips, internet job postings

Is Your Apartment Job Ad Boring? (Part 2 of 2)

Posted on Tue, Aug 09, 2011 @ 10:00 AM

Last week I posted part one of this blog and addressed the two keys (format and content) to developing a job ad that works.  So today we will outline a three part template to make the task of writing a job posting that works a little easier and more effective.

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment job seekers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, how to tips, property management jobs, apartment job posting tips, job posting tips, employer tips, internet job postings

Is Your Apartment Job Ad Boring? (Part 1 of 2)

Posted on Thu, Aug 04, 2011 @ 11:58 AM

Just for the record, the average job posting is about as exciting as reading the ingredients of a cereal box, “whole grain oats, whole grain corn, sugar, trisodium phosphate, blah, blah, blah” – boring!!  The verbiage and language we use to post jobs is almost as important as where they post them.  A survey by the Advertising Research Foundation found that more than 20 percent of a companies’ ad dollars are completely wasted. Why?  They did not communicate their message effectively!  So how do you put together an effective message for the job seeker?  Unlike the printed page and classified ads, job boards provide enough physical space to present lots of information to the prospective candidate. The average commercial job board will permit postings to run at least 1,000 words, or the equivalent of two typed pages (Warning - two pages is overkill).  Recruiting actively unemployed candidates does not require significant work to convince them to call about a vacancy, but to recruit the currently employed but “just looking” candidate; companies need the additional space the job board offers.   Companies focusing on luring top talent away are trying to convince someone to change from, in some cases, the devil they know to the devil they don’t know.  These companies must see their postings not as the electronic equivalents of classified ads, but as electronic sales brochures.  These job postings need to be informative and compelling so the most reluctant candidate will be moved to consider the opening.

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, apartment hiring managers, property management jobs, apartment job posting tips, job posting tips, employer tips, internet job postings

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