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New South Carolina Apartment Staffing Office


Greetings from South Carolina!

The Liberty Group is proud to announce the opening of their South Carolina Apartment Staffing Branch office spanning the entire state with emphasis on the three major rapidly growing markets in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston.

We have had a high demand for qualified candidates in South Carolina that our valued clients have come to rely upon.  You can expect the same quality service you have known over the last 40 years with our talented staffing coordinators, who know multifamily better than any other firm, now will be recruiting positions for South Carolina.

Liberty is ready to answer the bell!

When the decision to open The Liberty Group Apartment Staffing Branch was made, we chose Brent Foster to lead our team.

Meet the branch manager: Brent Foster

Brent, an 18 year veteran of the multifamily industry, has held numerous executive level positions in the multifamily industry including Regional Director and Regional Marketing Director as well as being an Account Sales Executive with CoStar Group.  Brent is active in the National Apartment Association’s local affiliates and is currently serving a sixth term on the Executive Board of Directors for the Upper State Apartment Association in Greenville.  He is also an active member of the Columbia and Charleston Apartment Associations.  We are thrilled to welcome Brent to the Liberty team!

Email Brent today at BrentF@thelibertygroup.com or call 864-326-3922 and or Toll Free at 855-961-7666.

The Liberty Group is a National Executive Search and Temporary Staffing firm specializing in the multifamily housing industry since 1977.  If you would like more information about this topic or any other topics, please email Shonna Schneider-Marquis at shonnas@thelibertygroup.com

Feb 3, 2017 | Posted by | 0 comments

Atlanta Apartment Staffing Office is Now Open


Atlanta Office Now Open

Our new Atlanta Apartment Staffing office is now conducting interviews for all multifamily positions. Our Atlanta location will be one of our largest branches and we have hundreds of the top property management companies who are seeking talented candidates to start immediately. The Liberty Group has apartment jobs that offer you a lot of flexibility. You can choose from temporary, temp to hire, direct hire, full-time and part-time positions that are available to start as early as tomorrow. We have a large variety of positions that range from: Concierge, Leasing Consultant, Assistant Manager, Community Manager, Groundskeeper, Housekeeper, Make-Ready, Maintenance Technician, HVAC Technician and Lead Supervisor. We offer the most competitive pay and benefits.

The Liberty Group is a National Executive Search and Temporary Staffing firm specializing in the multifamily induAtlanta Officestry since 1977. Apply today and start tomorrow with many of our jobs. Put our forty years of experience to work for you! Our office is conveniently located in the Perimeter Area within minutes to Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Midtown and Downtown Atlanta. Our address is Two Ravina Drive Northeast, Suite 500 Atlanta, GA 30346.

Coming South on I-75

Go south on I-75 and exit onto I-285 East towards Greenville.  Go approximately 5 miles and take exit 29 onto Ashford Dunwoody Road.  Take a left at the light and cross back over I-285.  At the 3rd light, take a right onto Ravinia Drive NE.  Immediately after turning right onto Ravinia Drive NE, take another immediate right onto Ravinia Drive NE, (Building 1 will be on your left).  Salon Ravinia will be on outside ground floor of Building 2.

Coming from Hwy 400

Go on Hwy 400, exit I-285 East towards Greenville.  Take first exit 29 onto Ashford Dunwoody Road.  Take a left at the light and cross back over I-285.  At the 3rd light, take a right onto Ravinia Drive NE.  Immediately after turning right onto Ravinia Drive NE, take another immediate right onto Ravinia Drive NE, (Building 1 will be on your left).  Salon Ravinia will be on outside ground floor of Building 2.

Coming West on I-285

Take exit 29 onto Ashford Dunwoody Road.  Take a right at the light.  At the 3rd light, take a right onto Ravinia Drive NE.  Immediately after turning right onto Ravinia Drive NE, take another immediate right onto Ravinia Drive NE, (Building 1 will be on your left).  Salon Ravinia will be on outside ground floor of Building 2.

When seeking out our Leader for our Atlanta office, it was apparent we had to hire someone with years of experience in the multifamily industry and had strong customer service skills. We were thrilled when we met Mary Beth Breen, she had all of the experience, skills, strong work ethic, excellent reputation, and caring personality we need to manage a staffing office. Mary Beth has over twenty years’ experience in multifamily and in the Atlanta area. Most of you will know her from her five years at Apartments.com where she dedicated her time to customer service and volunteering at the Atlanta Apartment Association. We are proud members of the Atlanta Apartment Association and long-time members of the National Apartment Association.  Please join us in welcoming Mary Beth to the Liberty family.

Mary Beth Breen-Branch Manager

You can reach our Atlanta Apartment Staffing office at 678-505-7501 or toll free at 855-961-7666. Our email is Atlanta@thelibertygroup.com. To learn more about our new office and search our jobs visit http://www.thelibertygroup.com/jobs-in-atlanta-ga/

Mar 20, 2017 | Posted by | 0 comments

New Apartment Staffing Office is Now Open in Southern California


Greetings from sunny Southern California! The Liberty Group is rapidly expanding and is excited about our latest apartment staffing office in Southern California. We are now open and hiring for all multifamily positions that range from temporary, temp to hire, and direct hire. We are currently interviewing for a variety of apartment jobs in Leasing, All Management, and All Maintenance positions. The Liberty Group is a National Executive Search and Temporary Staffing firm specializing in the multifamily industry since 1977. Our jobs you can apply today and start tomorrow. Put our experience to work for you!

Location

SO Cal Apartment Staffing Office

We are conveniently located in the heart of Orange county.  Easy access off the 57 freeway and the 5 freeway, and across the street from the Angels’ stadium.  We are less than 4 miles away from Disneyland. We are active members of the Apartment Association of Orange County (AAOC), California Apartment Association (CAA), and have been a long-time member of the National Apartment Association (NAA).

Meet our branch manager: Stefanie Koslosky

Stefanie grew up in Orange County, California. She has been in the Real Estate industry for the past seventeen years. She held a California real estate license and was member of the Orange County Association of Realtors until she found her niche in Property Management. Stefanie has managed multifamily and commercial assets. Most of our clients will know Stefanie from working at Yardi and Popcard. Liberty is grateful to have Stefanie join our team and we are confident our candidates and our clients will enjoy working with her, and the entire So Cal team too.

You can reach our So Cal office at 657-221-2340, or email SoCal@thelibertygroup.com. You may also reach us toll-free at 855-961-7666. To read more about our office and search our jobs, visit us at http://www.thelibertygroup.com/apartment-jobs-so-cal/.

Mar 6, 2017 | Posted by | 0 comments

New Nashville, Tennessee Apartment Staffing Office


Liberty in Nashville

We are thrilled to announce our Nashville, Tennessee Apartment Staffing office is now open and hiring. The Liberty Group is a national executive search and temporary staffing firm specializing in the multifamily industry since 1977.  We are growing rapidly and are currently hiring for all apartment positions. We have temporary, temp to hire, and direct hire positions available to start immediately.  Current available jobs are: Concierge, Leasing Consultant, Assistant Manager, Community Manager, Groundskeeper, Assistant Maintenance, Make-Ready Technician,  Service Technician, HVAC Technician, Lead Supervisor, and much more.

The Liberty Group Nashville is located right off the I-40 and Briley Parkway off of Elm Hill Pike. Make a left on Marriott Drive off of Elm Hill Pike, at the top of the hill make a left in the 4th entrance into 555 Marriott Drive entrance.   You can easily commute from Mt. Juliet, Hermitage and Donelson. It’s also only 15 minutes to downtown Nashville.The Liberty Group Nashville Office

We are pleased to introduce our Nashville Branch Manager, Mark Darnell. He has years of experience in the multifamily industry and has won several customer service awards. Mark is an active member of the Greater Apartment Association of Nashville. Mark can be reached at 629-888-1122 or email him at MarkD@thelibertygroup.com. You can send all resumes to Nashville@thelibertygroup.com or call 629-888-1122 to schedule an immediate interview. Branch Manager Mark Darnell

Mar 2, 2017 | Posted by | 0 comments

Using a Job Search as the Perfect Opportunity to Tell Your Story


Looking for a job can be a time consuming, stressful time for just about anyone. It’s an incredibly pivotal moment in one’s life – looking for not only a source of income but also trying to maintain as much control over the place where they will spend the majority of their time each day. Because of these factors, people tend to approach the search from the wrong perspective. While it’s always important to give as clear of an indication as possible of who you are, what you can do and why you’re the best fit for a position, these things aren’t necessarily what you’re trying to accomplish.

What you’re really doing is trying to tell your story.

What’s In a Story?

As long as time, people love stories! Whether considering the New York Times Best Seller list or the weekly top ten films at the box office, they all share the same core quality – a strong narrative. This goes beyond just a beginning, middle and end. A great story is compelling. It resonates with people. It stays with people long after they’ve heard it and captures their attention in a way that is difficult to forget.

In job searching, you are attempting the same goal – to resonate with people. Instead of using words in a novel or a screenplay, you’re doing the same thing with your cover letter, your resume, your interview style and more.

Building the Perfect Story

As you sit down to start designing your cover letter, resume and other materials, think about things in these terms: “Who you are, where you are, how you got there and where you’re going.”

These are the pillars that will make up the story you’re trying to create, all of which will go a long way towards letting you tell a better story and making the job search as easy as possible.

Take your cover letter, for example. Submitting a form that looks identical to the template you found online doesn’t just overlook an opportunity for creativity, it’s also derivative. As the first thing that many hiring managers will see as they begin to consider your candidacy, consider the cover letter the first chapter in the book you’re writing – what is the impression of you that someone needs to know in order to understand the rest of the story?

Create a unique introduction of yourself that not only sets the stage for the type of employee you are, but that also begins the narrative you’re trying to tell. Tailor it to the specific company you’re applying to so that it seems like the natural “next chapter” in your story involves working at this particular place in this particular position. This is Storytelling 101.

Write With an Ending in Mind

Another technique that writers of all types use is to write with an ending in mind. If you know exactly where you’re going, you get a better idea of what your characters need to do to get there. The same basic concept is true of your resume, which means that to properly tell your story you’re going to have to arrange information in such a way that it seems like getting a particular position is an inevitability, not just “one in a series of many, many options.”

Arrange the information on your resume in a way that broadcasts a clear beginning, middle and end. Pick the elements that make the most sense for the job you’re applying for. Paint a clear picture of your educational background and personal life (“who you are”), your previous work experience (“how you got there”) and the skill set you’ve been building over time.

This sets you apart to show someone that you’re an ideal candidate, and why it is important that this position becomes the next part of the story that is in the process of being written. If you can master techniques like this, you’ll find that you don’t just make an impression – you connect with someone in a powerful and long-term way, the same way a great story does.

Feb 9, 2017 | Posted by | 0 comments

The Top Time Management Tips for Property Managers


To say that the life of a property manager is a busy one is something of an understatement! At any given moment you seem like more of a firefighter than a real estate professional, always trying to stop small problems from becoming bigger ones while trying to find the time to do what your day-to-day life requires in the first place.

Keeping this in mind, here are some of the top time management tips for property managers which can be put to good use moving forward. You may not be able to fit more hours into a single day, but with these tips, you can do the next best thing.

Automate Wherever Possible

Technology has come a long way in the last few years. In fact, it seems to change on an increasingly frequent basis.  One thing to keep in mind is not to become too distracted with all the advances that are available as they can become overwhelming.  Choosing the right tools and using them in alignment with your company’s guidelines can ease the burden tremendously.

As residents and potential residents utilize automated functions on their computers, tablets and smartphones, the resulting time savings could increase availability for resident relations, customer service and staff development.  You increase your competitive edge by being able to provide instant solutions that so many are seeking at an ever increasing pace.

Communication is Key

If you’re a property manager who also happens to have staff working with you, one of the most important things to realize is that your team is here for a reason. They want to help – and it’s time to let them. As a leader, it is important to remember that you don’t have to do everything yourself. Learn how to become better at delegating responsibility, particularly when it comes to resident relations. A friendly face goes a long way in resident relations.

When delegating, however, remember that you can make your life a lot easier by just embracing open and honest communication. If you want to make sure a job gets done right, people need to not only know what to do but how to do it and it’s importance. If you can get more efficient in terms of communication, you’ll quickly find you have a lot more free time in your day to focus elsewhere.

With delegation, comes the responsibility of follow up as it is a crucial element! Delegating doesn’t mean unloading your burden on someone else.  It can be an effective tool in staff development.  Don’t assume that just because clear instructions were given that they were completed.  If a task isn’t finished as assigned, this can be a great opportunity to develop and coach your team.

Morning (or Evening) is the pacesetter

Studies have been conducted showing that people are often most efficient or productive during the first few hours of the work day. As a result, consider trying to get as many of your most challenging and important tasks done as soon as you get into the office each day. If the morning is all about “quality versus quantity,” you can then ride the “quantity” wave of shorter tasks on into the afternoon and into the evening or perhaps certain tasks may need to wait for the next day.

For some, morning may not be the most productive time of day.  Ending the day with a planning session for the next day can prove most effective as it allows you to arrive refreshed and ready to take on the new challenges that await.

Stop Splitting Your Attention

Chances are that you may feel at times like your days are constantly being split into a million different directions.  Try not to let yourself get bogged down by too many things at any one time – stick to one task and see it through to completion before moving onto the next one.

Eliminate the “One Size Fits All” Approach to Property Management

Finally, in order to better manage your time, remember that no two residents are created the same. Each person is unique, with their own specific likes and dislikes. As a result, they’re each going to require their own approach – particularly when it comes to customer service. If you take the time to get to know your residents as individuals, you’ll have a much easier time getting to the heart of the matter when your expertise is required.

Feb 9, 2017 | Posted by | 0 comments