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Why ApartmentCareers Is the Leading Job Site for the Industry

Posted on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

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. 

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Tags: apartment jobs, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, property management jobs, Search Apartment Jobs, Careers in the Apartment Industry

Apartments and Their Residents Contribute $1 Trillion to the Economy

Posted on Thu, May 23, 2013 @ 04:25 PM

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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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment Industry, NAA Education Conference, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, National Multihousing Council, National Apartment Careers Month, National Apartment Association, Apartment Associations

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

Are You Ready For That Job Interview? 10 Helpful Tips Just For You!

Posted on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 @ 08:31 PM

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. 
  2. 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! 
  3. Dress the part – professional business attire, no matter how casual or cool the company is.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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!
  6. 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.
  7. “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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment Industry, job seeker tips, apartment job seekers, apartment leasing jobs, Interview Tips, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, Tips for a Successful Interview

Turnover Rates are Inching Up - Good News for Job Seekers

Posted on Mon, Oct 08, 2012 @ 11:40 AM

One of the signs that the economy is getting better, or at least a measurement of employee confidence is an increase in turnover rates.  Even though the national unemployment rate has continued to hover around eight percent, turnover rates are beginning to inch up. The average total turnover rate reported for employers from 2011 was 15.2 percent, according to Compdata Surveys BenchmarkPro 2012 survey results. That's up about 5.5% from the rate reported a year ago, and voluntary turnover rates increased at close to 8% from 9.1% in 2010 to 9.8 percent in 2011.

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Tags: apartment jobs, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, college grads, property management jobs, internet job postings, Career Opportunities, Employment

Apartment Firms Hiring More Staff-Apartment Careers in High Demand

Posted on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:02 AM

Apartment Firms Hire More Staff, New Survey Shows

Digested From "Apartment Firms Staff Up to Meet New Rental Demand, Survey Says"
RealEstateRama (08/17/2012)

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, job seeker tips, apartment job seekers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, Resumes, Search Apartment Jobs, apartment maintenance, internet job postings, Career Opportunities

Job Seeker + Job Board can be a Win-Win Situation

Posted on Tue, May 15, 2012 @ 01:52 PM

Job Seekers Help Yourself When Applying for Jobs

When you take a look at the jobs on our Job Board, be sure to be honest with yourself on which ones meet your qualifications. Not everyone has all the qualifications of any given job, but you need to make sure you have a clear majority of the ones mentioned and then some!

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, job seeker tips, apartment job seekers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, how to tips, online application, college grads, Apartment resume, property management jobs, Search Apartment Jobs, Military Personnel, Career Opportunities, Military Spouses, Professional Job Search, Job Seeker

Apartment Careers Featured Employers-Who Are They?

Posted on Sat, Apr 07, 2012 @ 12:30 PM

Do You Want To Be One Of Our Featured Employers?

   We would like to invite employers in the apartment industry to join our featured employers group! When you join, you will be able to highlight career opportunities at your company through our website and all of network partners.

You will be able to:

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Tags: apartment jobs, Apartment careers, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, apartment hiring managers, Apartment resume, employer tips, internet job postings, Career Opportunities

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

Apartment Jobs Could Extend Your Life!

Posted on Tue, Sep 27, 2011 @ 10:15 AM

Just in case you needed another reason to get out and walk that property, how about extending your life.  Looks like a job in the Apartment industry could lead to a healthier lifestyle, as long as you get out and walk your apartment community.  Here is an article from Dr. Amen's Blog. Dr. Amen is the CEO and medical director of Amen Clinics, Inc.

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Tags: apartment jobs, apartment leasing jobs, apartment manager jobs, apartment maintenance jobs, property manager

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