pre-employment assessments for

Property Management Companies

Our Property Management Assessment is the perfect fit for HR teams looking for actionable insights into prospective candidates. 

Industry Snapshot

property management companies in the us

employees working in the sector nationwide

forecasted growth rate in employment per annum

The pandemic hit the property management sector hard, with declines across both residential and commercial markets. 

As the economy recovers from the pandemic, so too will the Property Management sector, and while that growth is no doubt welcome, it brings with it challenges for property management companies looking to rebuild their workforce.

We have 15+ years of experience partnering with HR Teams at some of the largest property management companies.

We have developed an understanding of the qualities that influence success in each role, and can filter your candidate pipeline to ensure only qualified candidates move forward.

We Understand

Property Management Roles

Between handling urgent maintenance requests, filling vacant units and negotiating rates, there’s no room for mistakes when it comes to hiring these roles.

We have over two decades helping our materials clients identify candidates for some of the most popular roles that exceed performance targets and align well with firm culture.

popular roles include:

  • Property Manager
  • Leasing Consultant
  • Customer Success Manager
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Property Administrator

What Makes a Rockstar Employee at a Property Management Company?

Our workplace psychologists have partnered with a wide range of clients, from national and regional property management firms staffing thousands to local players hiring only a handful of employees.

As a result of this research, we have identified a proven profile of knowledge, abilities and skills that, together, provide a high-level of predictability into whether a candidate will be successful in the role.

Property Management
Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success in property settings, and are frequently requested by our clients.

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Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Achievement/Effort: exerting effort toward mastering tasks

  • Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough

  • Dependability: being reliable and fulfilling obligations

  • Initiative: willingness to take on responsibilities

  • Integrity: being honest and ethical

  • Stress Tolerance: dealing calmly with high stress situations

These property management Companies Trust HighMatch:

The HighMatch Property Management Assessment

HighMatch’s Property Mangement assessment includes a highly configurable test that’s fast, easy-to-implement and measures personality, aptitude and skills right out of the box.

Best of all, it comes pre-populated with job profiles for the most popular roles. These profiles were built by our workplace psychologists and are validated for accuracy.

For larger organizations, HighMatch can build a personalized assessment tailored to your specific role and culture.

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“The service and support in developing the assessments is outstanding. The tools provided are easy to understand, interpret and put into action.”

VP of Talent Acquisition, Property Management Company

Property Management
Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success in property management.

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Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Vocabulary: is the ability to process and understand written documents and spoken instructions

  • Logical Problem Solving: measures the ability to think through large, complex problems in a linear, step-by-step way


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Property Management Skills

We approach skills testing differently than everyone else. HighMatch skills tests, powered by our modern, testing engine, are short and candidate-friendly.

They are also highly personalized, compiled by our team of workplace psychologists from a pool of components and tailored to measure what matters most in the role.

Skills testing is an important piece of the puzzle, however it’s rarely the whole solution. Our clients couple skills testing with other components to ensure they are getting the full picture of a candidate.

relevant tests INCLUDE:

  • Microsoft Excel: A quick, mobile-friendly assessment designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of MS Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint: This candidate-friendly assessment tests knowledge of basic and advanced MS Powerpoint

  • Microsoft Word: A fast yet comprehensive assessment designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of MS Word

  • Computer Literacy: This fast, mobile-friendly test assesses candidate’s understanding of basic computer use

For larger organizations, HighMatch can also quickly create short, personalized and mobile-first skills tests covering topics like Basic Property Management or Sales Concepts, all powered by our modern, mobile-first assessment engine and tailored to your roles.

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‘Reducing Turnover’ Fact Sheet

Bad hires can have a ripple effect across your organization, impacting revenue and profitability, causing delays in mission-critical projects and rupturing team dynamics.

Download our Reducing Turnover Fact Sheet for additional facts around the true cost of turnover, and learn how the right pre-employment assessment can, in many cases, pay for itself via reductions in turnover.


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HighMatch Property Management Assessment

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