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Attention Apartment Industry Employers: ApartmentCareers.com Has A Brand New Look!
In keeping with our commitment to providing an improved user experience, ApartmentCareers.com is pleased to inform you of the exciting new changes to our website.
The brand new career center landing page and apartment job seeker detail pages allowed ApartmentCareer to present a more modern layout, better organized content and multiple links to new service offerings and resources. In partnership with this release, Responsive Design elements were implemented on all of the newly designed pages to create an optimal viewing experience for all mobile device users.
Military Career Fair in San Diego
ApartmentCareers is proud to be the technology provider for the first NAAEI Military Career Fair to be held Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20D.
ApartmentCareers.com takes tremendous pride in the fact that we are the leading career portal for the apartment industry. We were chosen to host the NAA Career Center (ApartmentCareerHQ.org) over ten years ago, and we still provide the largest multi-family association with the technology to connect the top management companies with the best pool of candidates in the industry. Since our founding in 1998, we have continued to invest in our career center technology and we have been the first to market with a number of innovative technology and tools to assist our clients and partners with their recruiting needs. In addition, our job seeker enhancements make it easier for candidates to connect and search for available jobs.
Mobile and Tablet Device Enhancements are Now Live on Apartment Careers!
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The National Apartment Association (NAA) and the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) have joined forces on a new public-awareness campaign to spread the word about the country’s multifamily industry.
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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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Top Ten Tips for a Successful Interview:
- 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 15 and 5 minutes early, with a clean, well-presented copy of your resume. This sounds simple, but you would be shocked at how many people don’t leave at least 15 minutes early in order to get there 10 minutes early!
- Dress the part – professional business attire, no matter how casual or cool the company is.
- Be kind to every employee you meet – the receptionist, the parking lot attendant, and anybody you pass in the hall. You know, Southwest Airlines used to have the flight attendants on flights anonymously assess the candidates they were flying in for interviews – it just goes to show that you need to mind your manners all the time.
- Think about JFK's famous line – Ask not what the company can do for you, you need to tell them what you can do for the company!
- This is not a filming of “Biography” on A&E Channel, it is a sales presentation in which you are selling your capabilities to do a job for the company. Stick to the business side and how you can solve problems. Don’t go into a half-hour long diatribe about your school experiences, the reason you love/hate the Yankees, or the intricacies of your college rivalries. The interviewer does not want your life story, they want to know your business skills and capabilities. You do not want to get into areas that may spark a prejudice of the interviewer.
- “Bad mouth thee, bad mouth me.” Whenever you trash-talk your former or current employer, guess what the interviewer thinks? “Uh-Oh, if we hire this person, I will be the next person to be bad mouthed!” Never, ever, say bad, mean-spirited, unkind, or anything that makes you look like a prospective ingrate, gossip, or just somebody who will be a cancer to the company culture.
- Save the money talk for last. Focus on the job, your ability to contribute, the great skills you can provide, and whether or not this appears to be a company you want to join. If you are pressed, then make sure you have done your homework on market rates and suggest there are many factors to consider besides just a base salary.
- Thank the interviewer for their time and make sure you asked all of your questions. This shows good manners and it let's the interviewer know you were prepared and genuinely interested in the company.
- Send a follow-up e-mail – thank the interviewer again and reiterate (very briefly) what you discussed and how you can contribute. This serves as a good memory jog to the interviewer of your conversation and reminds them of the points you want them to make for you in the hiring meeting.
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