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5 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find New Employees (for FREE!)


Are you struggling these days to find qualified team members? You’re not alone! Many industry professionals have expressed the difficulties they’re having finding new hires. While we can boost our marketing efforts and throw more of the budget at trying to spread the word about the roles we have available, there is one resource we can use that is not only efficient, but FREE: LinkedIn. In this #ThirstyThursday episode, I share 5 ways that you can use LinkedIn to reach qualified industry professionals looking for a new company to join and get those crucial positions on your team filled! Comment and like if you want more tips like these!

 

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The 7 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

The 7 Most Common Hiring Mistakes
In a competitive job market like the multifamily industry, hiring managers often go into the hiring process expecting it to be a breeze—only to run into challenge after challenge. All too frequently they are making some of these common mistakes that—once fixed--could them save bundles of time, money, and energy in the hiring process.     1.)           Deciding Too Quickly Finding the right person for your property is worth taking time for. If you rush the decision making process you are more likely to try and make the wrong candidate fit with the position, exaggerating their qualifications or overlooking their flaws.   2.)           Overlooking Past Work Patterns Has a candidate hopped around to different properties? Has their career path shown upward growth? Past behavior is a good indicator of future performance; and as such you should not overlook work patterns on a candidate’s resume.   3.)           Not Hiring with the Property’s Culture A candidate you choose to hire should not only have the right skills set, but should blend well with your property’s culture. Competition among properties is too steep to choose a candidate who doesn’t gel with your property’s current employees and tenants.   4.)           Hiring Yourself Your property should be composed of an efficient team, which means having employees that balance one another out. If you repeatedly hire candidates who remind you of yourself or have the same qualifications as you then you will not have the diversity needed to grow your property successfully.   5.)           Not Looking Beyond the Resume A ca......
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