Successful operation of a self-storage facility in today’s competitive landscape requires a versatile skill set. Property managers are expected to have expertise in sales, marketing, maintenance, customer service, accounting, legal issues, and much more. Finding the right person to fit this bill is certainly a tall order, and the “perfect employee” is rare. When evaluating candidates, which proficiencies are most important for the person to already possess and which can be taught? Knowing this before you begin your search could mean the difference between a good hire and a bad one.
In this thread on Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest online community, members are discussing the most desirable traits they look for in a job candidate. See what tops their list and add your own ideas to this helpful staffing thread.