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    Go For the Goal with IREM Support

    Houston IREM members are annually awarded over $15,000 in funds toward Commercial Real Estate Management classes that focus on the critical needs of a successful property manager.

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    What’s Your Personal Brand?

    Have you ever thought about yourself as a brand? In today's highly competitive professional environment, having a strong personal brand can mean the difference between your dream career and being stuck in a professional rut.

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    Considering A Career In Property Management?

    Real estate firms are already feeling the challenges that come with a workforce shortage of skilled professionals. Could you be perfect for a long career as a commercial property manager?

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    Quick Guide to Earning an IREM Credential

    There comes a point in everyone’s career where you ask yourself, “How do I get to the next level?” Sometimes there’s more than one answer, but when it comes to a career in property management there’s one that stands out; earning an IREM designation.

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    7 Signs of a Promotable Person

    For most, this is the time of year when performance reviews weigh heavy on their minds and with it questions about promotions and recognition.Here are seven things you can be doing to help ensure that promotion is yours.

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    7 Networking Hacks for Newbies

    The saying is cliche for a reason, “It’s all about who you know.” Real Estate is an industry in which having a solid network of connections is almost a requirement, and to build your list of connections you need to network.

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    Should You Critique Your Boss?

    Sometimes known as “upward feedback”, allowing the space for performance evaluation to flow from employee to boss is highly valuable to effective leadership and job satisfaction. The problem is, many managers and/or companies don’t openly welcome this.

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    Stop Rewarding Bad Habits and Behaviors

    I recently attended an IREM Regional Conference and was fortunate enough to sit in a session with speaker Sarah Sheila Birnbach. Sarah spoke on a great deal of topics, but the one that really hit me was the topic of performance vs consequences.

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    The Mark of a Professional

    If you close your eyes right now and conjure up an image of the ideal professional, what would he or she look like? What does this person’s voice sound like? How does this person carry themselves?

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    3 Ways to Maintain Connections After You Quit

    It's time to move on to a new opportunity, but no one wants to burn bridges, especially in a tight knit industry like real estate. So how do you move on while still keeping the connections you've made at your current job?

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