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Updated on August 30th, 2018 |
Question 1 of 43
What factors are crucial within an organization and must be present for you to work most effectively?
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How to Answer
What things are crucial for you? Common responses might include:

- Ethical leadership team
- Trust
- Being a part of something bigger than yourself - Making an impact
- Sense of having more than a job
- Employee benefits package - It provides the employee with a peace of mind knowing that whatever happens they are going to be okay! Benefits are often more important than compensation!
- Stability
- Opportunities for employee engagement - being able to be involved!

Simply share what things are very important to you, and your passion will automatically come through!
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Question 2 of 43
How have you improved as a property manager over the years?
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Interviewers don't expect us to be perfect! Instead, they want to hear how we have grown from our experiences. Think about key lessons you have learned during your career. Think about how you have changed your approach as a property manager over time. These make great examples for this question. Share 2-3 ways you have improved as a property manager during your career, and be sure to mention that there is always more learning to do!
Question 3 of 43
Describe how you motivated a group of people to do something they did not want to do.
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As a manager, you understand what it takes to motivate a group of people! Think about the fun ways you have encouraged people to achieve their goals in the past. This can be at work, on a sports team you have coached, your kids, etc... Have you created a fun contest? Did you have an award for reaching a goal? Or, maybe you simply complimented your staff sharing how much you appreciate their hard work and talents, and that was enough of a push to keep them going. Begin by telling the interviewer who the group of people is (your employees, your kids, little league team, etc...) being sure to include what task the group did not want to do. Next, share how you motivated the group, and wrap it up by sharing how great of an outcome the group had!
Question 4 of 43
We currently have 10 percent vacancy. How will you try to fill those spots?
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Having a plan is key, and finding the right tenants is essential! Some options include:

- Re-invest in your tenants, so they are word of mouth for you: 'Likes' on Facebook. Bonus or discount for referrals.

- Updated signage in front of buildings.

- Build strategic partnerships in the community for referrals. Example: In a residential property setting, build relationships with realtors, businesses who bring in families from out of town, and prominent moving companies.

Keep your industry in mind, and share 1-2 strategies that you would pursue. Be sure to mention that finding the RIGHT tenants is essential, and your goal would be to fill the space with quality tenants as quickly as possible.

Question 5 of 43
How did you handle a recent situation where the direction from above was unclear and circumstances were changing?
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Interviewers like hearing that you are willing to accept change with a positive attitude, and you will happily work through any challenges that come with change. Tell the interviewer that you understand change happens in companies, and you realize it is your responsibility to ensure you have clarity about the changes and implement them professionally. State that you would reach out to your manager for assistance with receiving clarification on the direction that you are supposed to take with the changes to ensure you are proceeding in the manner that the leadership team had intended. As a bonus, share that you understand the leadership team has good intentions with the changes, and you just want to ensure you are supporting the changes properly.
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Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 03/27/2014
Last modified on: 08/30/2018

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