Change Versus the Devil You Know

As a recruiter, we are in the change business. But we try to be balanced in our advice.

By Matt Slepin

As a recruiter, we are in the change business. But we try to be balanced in our advice. So, both for job seekers and for our clients, how do we advise thinking about “change versus the devil you know?” The multifamily business is clearly in an upswing, so there’s a lot to consider. For companies thinking about their organizations and, particularly, about their senior management team, here is the yin and the yang of old blood versus new blood:

  • Stability has its place; change has its place. Too much stability can be stultifying. Constant change is disorienting and confusing.
  • When I look at a website and note that the senior management team has all been with the company for 20 plus years, I think, “inbred” (…shades of the movie Deliverance).

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