How to get housekeeping jobs

6 ways housekeepers can make more money

Once you've established yourself as a professional housekeeper, it's time to grow your business and increase revenue. Delores Garcia*, who owns a housecleaning company in Las Vegas, and Tammy Wright, a Denver housekeeper, share their suggestions for helping your business thrive. 1. Sweat the details Garcia's clients love... more

25 summer jobs to fit every schedule

Summer jobs come in all shapes and sizes — it's just a matter of finding one that fits your unique lifestyle. When New York City-based Meg Hagar thinks back on all her summer jobs, she remembers loving her job at the New York Renaissance Faire: "The work was fun and it... more

How much to charge for house cleaning

One of the most important decisions you’ll make as a new house cleaner is how much to charge for your services. But picking a price point or setting an hourly rate can be tricky. You want to make your cleaning rates competitive while still making enough to cover your labor, supplies and... more

7 common tax questions housekeepers have

Cleaning houses is tough work. Whether you do it for a living or as a side gig, no one day is the same as the next. Even your set rates can change with each job. Throw in filing for taxes or charging a tax on your services, and it can get... more

6 tips to maintain housekeeping job satisfaction and success

Now that you've been hired as a housekeeper , you'll want to pay extra-close attention the first few times you clean to make sure you're meeting your employer's expectations — especially if you are just starting out and are looking for referrals to help grow your client... more

Here are your housekeeping job options

You're a hardworking, honest and reliable worker. You find satisfaction in cleaning and organizing homes, and you enjoy having concrete tasks to perform that make other people happy. Does this sound like you? Then housekeeping could be the job for you. Once you’ve decided that you’d like to enter... more

9 Things Families Notice About Your Care.com Profile

There’s no question that the competition is tough for finding a caregiving job. There may be lots of great candidates in your area. So how do you make your Care.com profile really stand out? Potential employers are busy and you want their quick scan of your qualifications to entice... more

Make the most of your Care.com profile to land a top job

Your profile is up and now you're waiting for some action. When you're looking for a child care job online, your profile is your first chance to make an impression—so make it count. If you're struggling to land your next care job, take control of your success... more