Camden Employee Spotlight: Elyse Cohen
We all know that Camden Apartments offer a great place to live with our first-class amenities and amazing locations, but what truly makes Camden great is our customer-focused employees. We spend a lot of time finding the right people to make up our strong, close-knit teams that will take care of our residents and have fun together in the process. This is part of why Camden Property Trust has been on the Great Places to Work List for over 10 years in a row and why our employees give their work experience rave reviews on GlassDoor.
Elyse Cohen is a leasing consultant at Camden Flatirons. She has been with Camden for just over one year and was “discovered” when she was waitressing and given an interview with Camden.
What has made Camden different compared to your previous employers/employment?
Camden genuinely cares about the well-being of every employee. It is rare to find that in an employer and I mean, come on, the hugging culture is where it’s at!
When and how did you know Camden was a good fit for you?
I knew Camden would be a great fit for me when I met my community manager in my first interview.
What is your favorite part of your day at work?
Puppy visits of course!
What is your favorite memory so far with your team?
Our interview with the apartment association is my favorite memory.
What is your favorite memory so far with your residents?
The best memory I have is when we did our Luau. The vibe was amazing, and everyone was having such a fun time!
What advice would you give to someone applying to work for Camden?
Be ready to hug
Do not be afraid to ask questions
Why should people want to work at Camden versus other companies?
The mentor process and training alone are enough to make someone succeed. There is opportunity for growth and every day is new day to create a connection with prospective residents, current residents, and your team.
Which Camden Value most resonates with you and why?
“Always do the right thing.” This should be the way we live our lives and to focus on it at work as well is just incredible.
What is something your residents would be surprised to know about you?
I think they would be surprised to learn that I meditate.
Looking for a career like Elyse’s? There are many opportunities across the country for you to join our team. Check to see if there are any Camden career openings near you. I can’t wait for you to join the family and see why Camden has been named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for over 10 years in a row!
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