Beware, job seekers. Potential employers are watching your moves on social media, and they don’t always like what they see.
Blissful or stressful? Americans are definitely divided over whether the holiday season is the former or the latter.
By far the most famous startup born at The University of Texas’ flagship campus in Austin is Dell Inc. In 1984, Michael Dell founded the PC company in his UT dorm room, then dropped out of the university to focus solely on his startup. The company has come a long way since then—Dell Inc. racked up nearly $57 billion in revenue in fiscal 2013.
Entrepreneur Cheri Garcia invented a tanning bed that floats and was keeping her inventory of about 1,000 beds in a spare bedroom. But as her company grew and a major pool supply company agreed to carry her invention, Garcia needed to find another option for storing her inventory.
Buying a new home is daunting enough as it is, what with securing a mortgage, vacating your old place and moving your belongings. So it’s understandable if organizing your new home isn’t on the top of your mind. Yet experts say it’s the perfect time to organize—when you’ve got a clean slate.
[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]
Many a GIF has been made of one of Kristen Wiig’s classic lines from the movie “Bridesmaids.” During an attempt to keep her pilfered first-class airplane seat, Wiig’s character looks pitifully up at a flight attendant and pleads in the smallest of slightly medicated voices: “Help me, I’m poor.”
[ Tiana Bodine, StorageAuctionForums.com ]
Like any job or hobby, auction-hunting takes practice. Some things can be learned only through experience; practice really can make perfect.
AUSTIN, TX—Self-storage marketplace SpareFoot is offering relief to those affected by the devastating floods in Colorado. The Austin, TX-based company will donate a month of storage to businesses, families and individuals who need temporary space to store and protect their belongings in the aftermath of the flooding.