If you talk to community association managers these days, they seem to agree on a few key things about the state of the profession. Business and career prospects are booming. Job candidates are not. The future of the industry depends on hiring young professionals—soon.
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.