Staffing levels for community management companies and managers have been largely unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic as they primarily continue working remotely, with slightly higher expenses in some areas, according to a CAI survey.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an immediate and devastating effect on the U.S. job market and labor force. So far, community association managers have been protected from layoffs and furloughs as they provide essential services to clients.
Community managers must interact with board members and residents who have a diverse set of opinions while carrying out the daily responsibilities of their role, making communication a crucial part of any respectable manager’s skillset.
Community association management is becoming a sought-out career with growth for new hires expected in the coming decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Smoking bans in the U.S. have become commonplace over the past three decades. Secondhand smoke concerns have ignited efforts to completely ban smoking in high-rise residential buildings too.