If you’re overwhelmed with the amount of work to be done at your property management company, hiring additional staff is a logical place to start. Before you rush out and post a Craigslist ad, consider the type of work that’s really drowning you — is it maintenance work and showing units to potential tenants, or more administrative type work? The links below will help deal with the extra workload, whether that includes finding the right employee or the right software application for the jobs at hand.
- Entrepreneur.com weighs in on How to Decide When to Hire an Employee.
- If you are a small property management shop or an individual looking to grow your business by adding your first employees, this article from the Wall Street Journal is a great place to start.
- You’ve already decided that software can help save you the time you need by streamlining your more administrative type tasks. But should you be looking for web-based or installed software? 37Signals makes a case for web-based software.
- If you think that software is your company’s best bet, we’re a bit biased towards Buildium. You can hear more about our property management software in this video. You might also want to check out the Buyer’s Guide provided by Software Advice.