Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.” – William Jennings Bryan
Property owners may have spent Apartment Career Month in February cultivating new talent into the multifamily industry, but promoting career development any time of the year for key leaders and managers already on board can be just as rewarding.
Achievements ring clear in the apartment industry through designations and certifications. These powerful tools, many of which are available through the National Apartment Association (NAA), National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA), and Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), can not only make a difference for the individual but also the property. A successful property isn’t always measured by its aesthetics or amenities but how well it’s managed in the eye of the resident. A trained, knowledgeable staff is essential.
Earning a certification gives your employees a competitive edge and distinguishes them from the rest as experts in the multifamily industry. Not only do certifications help professionally, but they are a personal benefit as well. Employees become more confident, driven, and have a sense of accomplishment. And an employee who knows the ropes can be an asset to property managers.
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