As we look to solve the talent shortage issue facing our industry, it is crucial that we think of new solutions. Whether that means creating more resources to help managers take on the first years on the job, or expanding our search for finding new talent, I am confident that we will be able to attract and retain people to our industry.
For Lisa Cox, 2022 chair of CAI’s Community Association Managers Council, getting involved with CAI has provided the chance to develop professional relationships that have benefited her career.
Finding talented young professionals to recruit, develop, and retain has become increasingly more challenging in community association management. Adjust your hiring strategies to attract and motivate them in a highly competitive job market.
A shortage of community manager candidates is leading management company CEOs to refocus their hiring strategy to bring qualified individuals to the profession and position them for success in their careers.