When you’re applying for a residential property management (RPM) job, keep in mind that this is a people-oriented, customer-facing, and community-focused industry. You’ll be working as part of a team and interacting with current or potential residents on a daily basis — whether your role is in management, leasing, or maintenance. And every day can be different.

On your resume, you may want to emphasize experiences (professional or volunteer) that highlight the following skills and attributes:

Also consider The Muse’s “43 Resume Tips That Will Help You Get Hired,” which explains ways to format, customize, and write your resume in a way that makes employers take notice.

Veterans

Learn how to frame your military experience to appeal to private sector employers by consulting Resume Companion’s eight resume tips for veterans and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Military Skills Translator.

Students and Recent Graduates

This Forbes article explains how to write a resume when you’re just out of college.

Career Changers

See Monster.com’s tips for reworking a resume to emphasize key qualifications that align with the career you’re seeking.

Military Spouses

Make sure to include skills and experiences you might undersell or overlook, and consider these tips for how to present them in a resume.