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How to Structure Your Resume

When you think about putting your resume together, the first thing that comes to mind is likely which skills you should include and what job experience will look the most impressive. While the details of your resume are certainly important (and what will ultimately land you the interview), you also …

The 11 best apps for finding jobs

If you are hunting for a job and you are not taking advantage of job-searching apps, you are making the search a lot more difficult for yourself, and …

Employment

We took a real résumé from a mid-level employee and turned it into something fantastic

As a mid-level event manager at one of the top social media companies in the world, Heather (not her real name) says it's her job to flawlessly execute meetings so the company's clients feel important and appreciated.<p>Though she loves her job and where she works, she's targeting a promotion within …

Employment

Refresh Your Shower in Seconds With This Cleaning Hack

Make your shower the best place in the house with this easy cleaning hack that keeps glass shower doors and tiles free of hard-water stains and …

Top 20 Roof Types and Pros & Cons - Roof Styles, Design & Architecture

It’s disappointing, but understandable, that more people don’t consider themselves “roof connoisseurs.” After all, most homeowners take their roofs …

9 Useful And Clever Storage Ideas For All Home - Interior Design Inspirations

This useful and clever storage ideas can make your home more comfortable and more practical.<p>There is always much more stuff than you can put in all …

Storage Ideas

This Swiss Army Kitchen Is Smaller Than Your Closet

Tiny kitchens rarely get shown off as assets in houses or apartments. But maybe if they were designed as well as the Gali system they would. Created …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Look Elegant on a Budget

Get the elegant home of your dreams on a budget. Image Source: LMK Interiors Having a high-end looking home can be difficult, especially if you have …

Home Decorating

20 Modern Ideas Make Luxury Kitchen Design and Remodeling More Affordable

Smart kitchen design ideas, selection of modern materials and good remodeling plan make luxury kitchens more affordable. A small budget for modern …

Interior Design

15 Essentials to a Luxury Kitchen Design

One cannot design around sub-par materials because true luxury does not exist without quality, and that cannot be disguised. Our bodies sense it. The …

Kitchens

How to Get Rid of Those Pit Stains Once and For All

Saving your white shirts isn't as hard as you think.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>I have quite a few T-shirts that have gross stains in the armpits. Some of them have actually</b> …

Clothing

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

The 9 Best Ideas For Tiny Spaces From New York Design Week

At NYCxDesign, we saw tons of designers who were solving the problem of living comfortably and efficiently in tiny spaces. Here are our favorites.<p>New York’s annual design festival, NYCxDesign, brings together architects, designers, and makers from around the world to showcase their latest designs. …

Hugh Newell Jacobsen Releases Customizable 'Dream Home' Plans

Name-brand modern architecture available to the masses<p>In the 90s, <i>Life</i> magazine launched its brilliant Dream House experiment, commissioning famous architects to design the perfect affordable home, and then sell the plans to anyone for just a few hundred dollars.<p>Maven of American Minimalism Hugh …

7 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Job Search Ready

There’s a lot of great advice out there on using LinkedIn to find jobs. This post is different because I include actions to make your search so fruitful that the jobs find <i>you.</i><p><b>1. Get Your Headline Right</b><p>Although the search algorithm at LinkedIn is a closely guarded secret, one thing many experts …

Employment

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Quickly Answer Four Key Recruiter Questions?

Using social media is now indispensable to the savvy job recruiter. According to Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey, the results of which were published September 2015, 92% of those surveyed reported using social media as part of their process, and of those 92%, 87% relied on LinkedIn.<p>Based on …

Employment

Cleaning Lesson From a Hotel Housekeeper - How to Clean Like a Hotel Housekeeper

Even though I write about cleaning for a living, I don't always practice what I preach. I, too, fall into bad habits like leaving last night's dishes in the sink for a day or two — and I don't even know the last time I washed my pillow. Yuck, is right. The worst part? I know the rules, I just don't …

YO! Home is a space saving apartment concept that turns five rooms into one

A space-saving apartment concept that aims to bring high-end real estate experience at an affordable price<p>Creating homes in big cities, where space …

8 Basement Renovations That Really Pay Off

Next up in our new series, <b>Renovations That Really Pay Off</b>:basements! Sure, walking down rickety stairs and gazing into a dark, dank cellar might put you off the idea of dropping wads of cash to hang out there. For motivation to clear away the cobwebs, consider the fact that updating a basement …

7 Easy Storage Hacks to Make Your Tiny Bedroom Feel Spacious

We see a lot of amazing master suites here at realtor.com. Walk-in closets the size of small houses. Spacious master bathrooms with room to stretch before you take care of business. Dressing rooms -- nay, glam rooms -- with sitting areas, primping areas, and built-in wardrobes that go on for</i> …

How To Follow Up After An Interview Without Looking Desperate

Dear Liz,<p>I’m so glad I found your columns! I had a terrific job interview 10 days ago and since then, I haven’t heard anything from the company but crickets chirping. I’ve left one voicemail message for the hiring manager (Elizabeth, like you) and one quick email message. I want this job, but I …

Employment

10 Old-Fashioned Cleaning Tips That Are Still Spot On

Skip the commercial cleaning products and try these!<p>Sometimes, doing things the old way just works better. We asked our Facebook fans for cleaning tips from their grandmas that they still use today. Here's some of what they said.<p><b>1. Scrape a bar of soap along a cranky zipper</b> to get it moving again, …

San Francisco

A Ridiculously Long List Of Easy DIY Projects For Your Home

Ready to roll up your sleeves?<p>Channel your creative side with these totally easy DIY projects. From DIY life hacks to home decor ideas, we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials so you can get your craft on!<p>1. 15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List<p>Make the gift-giving process fun and …

Hacking

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

Hack Together a Way to Connect an iPad or iPhone Over Ethernet

The iPhone and iPad have built-in Wi-Fi that works perfectly fine, but if for some reason you’d prefer an ethernet connection, blogger Jacob Salmela …

28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkle and shine, no more grime!

25 High-Class IKEA Hacks

Shares 101<p>[tps_header]<p>Many people think of IKEA as a budget store. It may be a budget store, but take something basic and add a little paint, …

Hacking

How To Properly Store Your Clothes So They Last Longer

Here’s what clothes to fold, what to hang and how to stash your off-season stuff.<p>By: Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributer<p>If you’ve ever had the shoulders …

30 Days of Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to pull on your gloves and get to work.<p>Give all your home's trouble spots a quick refresh with these pro tips.

IKEA Hack: Rolling Under Bed Storage Box

Photo: Faith TowersIf you've been following along on Curbly, you may have noticed that we're big fans of IKEA hacks. And this week we have another …

Woodworking