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The 4 Words Every Hiring Manager Wants to Hear, According to a Headhunter

One short sentence is they key to landing the job.<p>Nick Corcodilos has been working in HR for years. He began working as a headhunter in Silicon …

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

Designer Spends a Year Creating Logos That Subtly Reveal the Meaning of Words

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

10 Deadly Sins of Graphic Design [Infographic]

Digital marketing and graphic design are two of the crucial components of the modern-day marketing mix. With the vast advancement in the field of …

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There - WSJ

HAMILTON, Ohio—Jobs at the paper mills and safe manufacturers on this stretch of the Great Miami River mostly dried up by the early 2000s, leaving behind closed factories and an abandoned downtown.<p>Today, a spruced-up waterfront, loft apartments and help-wanted signs give the appearance of economic …

Federal Reserve

10 Ideas to Steal from Midcentury Modern Gardens

Midcentury modern garden design evolved alongside the breathless optimism of America’s suburbs. In those postwar decades, the prospects of having …

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

Ornate Surreal Sculptures Formed From Thousands of Ordinary Objects

Plucked from ordinary life, the items used to create artist Kris Kuksi‘s surreal assemblages are transformed into high art. Since 2004, the American artist has focused on his sculptures, each tinged with a slightly Gothic, dark feel. Using railway model kits, figurines, jewelry, wedding cake parts, …

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

Social Media

Why failing to recycle electronics leaves gold mines untapped

E-waste is more than phones and laptops<p><i>Update July 3 12:10PM ET: This article was originally published on April 23, 2018 and has been updated to include video.</i><p>There’s 80 times as much gold in one ton of cellphones as there is in a gold mine, says Federico Magalini, an expert on electronic waste. …

Sustainability

These 8 Homes in Texas Will Convert You Into a Prefab Fanatic

From shipping containers to multi-modular holiday retreats, these sleek prefabs prove style does not have to be compromised with off-site construction.<p>Acclaimed for being cost-efficient, sustainable, and stylish, it's no wonder why prefabricated homes are being embraced with open arms. Although …

Lauren McGoodwin couldn't find a good women's career-promoting business, so she built one herself

Lauren McGoodwin, 31, is the founder and chief executive of Career Contessa, an online platform designed to help women search for the best job opportunities and perform at a higher level when they get them.<p>McGoodwin is also in the process of launching the Salary Project, an online database of pay …

Here Are The Best Ways For An Introvert To Recharge After A Long Day Of Socializing

By the time you reach adulthood, there's a good chance you know whether you're more of an introvert or an extrovert. If you're an extrovert, then …

30 Social Security Stats That Might Surprise You -- and Make You Wealthier

Knowing some of these numbers can help you collect fatter checks in retirement.<p>There are lots of interesting and sometimes surprising facts about …

With a Glance Backward, Brooks Brothers Looks to the Future

In early 2002, just a few months after he officially took over as the new owner and chief executive officer of Brooks Brothers, Claudio Del Vecchio confronted the reality that the classic American retailer had largely lost its way.<p>Mr. Del Vecchio knew that many of the clothing fabrics were no …

Men's Fashion

The secret Netflix tricks and codes that will change your streaming habits forever

A range of secret Netflix codes have been revealed - and they promise to help you unlock the full range of films and TV shows.<p>Not all content appears …

My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

14 Ways for Creatives to Make Money on the Side

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creative and artistic types have skills that can not only lead to a robust salary, but a considerable side hustle. While there are more defined (hence narrow) career paths for STEM graduates, such as engineering, than let’s say for a …

Before and After: This $7K IKEA Kitchen is a Serious Stunner

This kitchen has lots of counterspace and TONS of storage (although, what's with that lonely floating cabinet), but it has a few issues, "ugliness …

Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need …

Marketing

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Self-confidence

I'm British, and I experienced the biggest culture shock when I started working in the US

America. The land of the free and home of the brave. Where your rights include life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness — except if your pursuit of happiness takes you away from your desk for a few days.<p>When it comes to paid time off, Americans are dealt a pretty unfair hand.<p>Two years ago, I …

Long-Term Success Depends on Learning These 6 Lessons Early in Your Career

From doing what you love to seeking out mentors to continuous learning, the path to success has left many clues for you to follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career when I was 18 years old. I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. So, I went out and tried …

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Motivation

7 American Cities and States That Will Actually Pay You to Move There

Real talk, you average American, this might be the year you make a big move. For one, your commute is too long, and you’re fresh out of …

'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch, who killed four people in crash, released after serving two years

FORT WORTH, Texas --- The Texas man known for his "affluenza" defense when he was given probation for killing four people in a 2013 drunken-driving crash was released on Monday after serving two years for violating his probation.<p>Ethan Couch, who is now 20, has almost fulfilled a 720-day sentence …

Crime

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

This Study of 300,000 Leaders Revealed the Top 10 Traits for Success

According to leadership development consultants Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, these are the skills that leaders need to succeed.<p>Leadership was once called by historian James MacGregor Burns "one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth." Given the results of some recent …

Leadership