What It Means When You Didn’t Get That Raise

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Everyone wants to make more money. But what happens when things don’t go as planned in your quest for a raise? Before you panic, take a moment to step back and consider all of your options. There are a few steps you can take so you can move forward confidently in your career. Here are… Read more »

It’s Summer! Here Is How You Can Stay Properly Hydrated on the Job

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We know workplace safety and comfort are major keys to productivity. Part of your focus should be on learning the signs of fatigue and discomfort before they cause a problem. Dehydration is something many people don’t realize they’ve experienced until it’s too late, especially in the heat of the summertime. It’s important to learn the… Read more »

Mental Health: How It’s Important to Workplace Safety

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It’s good to see that mental health is getting the attention it deserves. It’s as important to our health and well-being as physical exercise and eating well. Mental health is the way we cope with the normal stresses of life and how we face daily situations. Employers are now looking at the way mental health… Read more »

5 Keys to Getting Better Sleep

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You’ve heard you need eight hours of sleep a night, right? While this is a reasonable rule of thumb, it isn’t exact. Everyone’s personal body clock is different and some people need more than eight while others can function on less. However, if at any time during the day you feel sleepiness affecting your ability… Read more »

The Best Ways to Deal with a Bad Boss

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Did you know that most people don’t quit a job, they quit a manager? That means when you’re feeling dissatisfied with your job, it may be your relationship with your boss that’s causing the lion’s share of your frustration. We are always influenced by our environment, so it’s important that we learn effective strategies to… Read more »

How Can You Get the Most Out of Your New Employee Training?

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The first days at your new community manager job can be overwhelming. There is a lot of information to absorb and not a lot of time to absorb it. How do you make the most out of your first few days on the job and the training provided by your new company? If you want… Read more »

What a Hiring Manager Is Looking for in a Resume

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In just one or two pages on a resume, you need to showcase your entire career. The truth is, a resume shouldn’t be the complete meal, just an appetizer intended to share the most important ingredients that make you the best possible candidate. So, what are hiring managers really looking for when they view your… 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 »

Easy and Meaningful Ways to Show You’re Thankful

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Expressing gratitude at work is important. When co-workers feel valued and appreciated, they work more cohesively to achieve common goals. Fortunately, expressing thanks can be done simply and inexpensively. Here are five easy and meaningful ways to show you’re thankful at work. Send an Email Send an email to your co-worker’s boss explaining how your… Read more »

9 of 10 People Trust Online Reviews – How Does That Impact Your Property?

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In today’s mobile society, most apartment residents rely on the internet to obtain information about which properties they want to look at and potentially live on. Because prospects are more inclined to believe what current residents have to say about a property than what the owner says, most prospects turn to online reviews to determine… Read more »