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Is your team aligned?


Can you tell if your team is aligned?

Just because you have formed a team that does not mean that they are highly capable of working together to produce stellar results.

Your team is giving you cues. Learn what the indicators are that you need to be cognisant of. 

 

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Five Ways to Boost the Morale of Apartment Community Teams

Working on an apartment leasing and management team is not for the faint of heart. Addressing the sometimes numerous concerns of sometimes upset residents can take its toll, as can the never-ending push to market a community and bring in new residents and retain existing residents. Keeping a community team’s morale high must be a priority for apartment owner/operators. Fortunately, there are many simple ways companies can do so without busting their budgets. Below are five suggestions: Be transparentWhen it comes to employee morale, transparency is critical in two ways. First, you should be clear from the start of an associate's employment about the opportunities for advancement within the company and what the employee needs to do to earn those promotions. Knowing that they have the chance to grow and truly build a career at your company can have a beneficial impact on how associates – especially those who are millennials – feel about their jobs. Secondly, to the extent that you can, inform community staffs about what is going on in the company and how it may – or may not – impact their jobs. When employees feel they are being kept in the dark about something, their anxiety can spike and their morale dip.  Give back Team members also can experience a morale boost when given the chance to give back to the community. At ROSS's annual employee recognition event earlier this year, in lieu of the usual gifts, we gave each associate a $10 token to donate to one of three ......
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