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No Motivation in Your Job Search? Effective Tactics for a Kick Start!

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  Are you feeling stuck in your job search? You may have started off strong but are not receiving the results you expected. Thankfully, you can take action to improve your chances of landing a new position. Take a Step Back Have you stepped back to evaluate your job search performance? For instance, did you… Read more »

Are You Thinking Too Much About a Career Change?

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Like most people, you have probably thought about a career change at some point. However, you may be afraid to leave the comfort of stability to see what else is out there. In reality, if you have spent months or years contemplating a career change, it is in your best interest to pursue something different…. Read more »

What Tactics Help Your Residential Community Grow Its Local Awareness?

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With the rental property industry being highly competitive, your community needs to stand out as the place residents want to live. Fortunately, there are methods you can use to grow local awareness of your apartment complex without stretching your budget. Network You could implement a resident referral program to capitalize on word-of-mouth advertising. Happy residents… Read more »

The Worst Thing to Do When You’re Late for a Job Interview

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Do you know the worst thing to do when running late for a job interview? Not calling the interviewer and letting them know you will arrive past the scheduled time. Showing up more than a few minutes late will have an adverse impact on the interviewer’s impression of you. Here are some suggestions for what… Read more »

Should You Get a Certification to Help Land an Apartment Maintenance Job?

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When you work in apartment maintenance, you need to set yourself apart from the competition. This includes gaining knowledge and training that others in your field may not have. For this reason, you may want to earn certification to help land an apartment maintenance position. Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians The Certificate for Apartment Maintenance… Read more »

Staying Healthy at Work – What Keeps Your Body Feeling Great Every Day

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  Is staying healthy one of your top priorities? When you take care of your body, you are better equipped to tackle the day and accomplish all you set out to. Here are some actions you can take to continue feeling great throughout the day. Stretching Stretching improves circulation, helps you relax, and prepares your… Read more »

Concessions – When Should You Offer Them?

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As apartment vacancies increase across cities and towns in the United States, more property managers are offering concessions to attract new residents. As appealing as offering concessions may be, they may not be in your best interest. There might be a better way to solve your vacancy issue than by giving away free rent. Offer… Read more »

Do You See These Signs in Your Career? When Should You Switch?

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  Has your career become stagnant? Do you feel like you are missing out on opportunities for growth? Chances are, you need a career change. Your Career Path Feels Like a Dead End If everyday tasks feel burdensome, it may be time to move on. If you have offered to take on more challenging work… Read more »

Why Should You Work for an Apartment Staffing Agency?

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  When was the last time you thought about working in property management? Are you looking for an ethical, safe, and professional work environment? Do you value honesty, integrity, kindness, and respect? Do you believe that passion and teamwork create a winning team that accomplishes goals? Then you are an excellent candidate for NPM Staffing!… Read more »

Interview of NPM Team Member Lisa Hannah

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Lisa’s Role Branch Manager Lisa Hannah has been part of our team since October 2012. She recruits and hires employees, delegates job assignments, calls and visits clients, handles timesheets and more from her office in San Diego, CA. Lisa’s Biggest Career Influence Lisa got her start in property management in 1994 as an assistant property… Read more »