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    Winning Strategies In Negotiating Pay And Benefits

    Everyone wants to be compensated well. There’s little point to working, after all, if you aren’t going to be paid for your efforts.  Unfortunately, though, getting paid what you’re worth is easier said than done, as there’s a fair amount of negotiation that typically goes into the process. You’ll need to sharpen your strategies if you want to score a job offer with the best possible pay and benefits. These tips will help you refine your approach and negotiate the best deals for yourself in the future. Make Sure The Job Is Worth It You don’t want to spend the effort negotiating a great salary only to find yourself trying…

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    How A DUI Will Affect A Child Custody Case

    It’s no secret that a drunk driving charge is a serious thing to contend with, as any repeat DUI lawyer will tell you. Can its effects reach as far as a child custody case, though? The short answer is “yes,” but there are some nuances that are worth mentioning, so read on to see exactly how a DUI might come into play during a custody hearing. The Rippling Effects Of DUIs The immediate consequences of a DUI are ones that most already know — hefty fines, potential jail time, suspension of your license. What many don’t realize, though, is that it can have an impact on other areas of your…

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    Life Insurance Sales Up During The Pandemic

    The Coronavirus pandemic has introduced us to many surprises. Perhaps most shocking is the fact that the perceived need for a life insurance policy has gone up. As CNBC recently reported, the pandemic has made for a surge in “panic buying” of policies, even though sales had been on the decline for many years. Today, we’ll be taking a look at this recent trend, and trying to get to the bottom of what’s driving these latest consumer actions and what the current numbers are signalling for the future of life insurance policies across the country. A Life Insurance Rebound Despite life insurance ownership being down to fifty percent of the…

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    Job Searching Tips During A Pandemic

    There’s no question that the pandemic has thrown more than a few peoples’ employment situations for a loop.  Some lost their jobs because Coronavirus lockdowns wrecked the livelihood of their industry, while others may have seen their gigs vanish in situations more akin to a wrongful termination, says according to the employment lawyers over at the Law Offices of Omid Nosrati.  Regardless of the exact cause, though, the fact remains that there are plenty who are out of work and searching for new jobs. With that in mind, we’ve prepared some tips that should help job-seekers navigate an unfamiliar employment landscape in the midst of the pandemic. Tighten Up Your…

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    Best Ways To Save On Fuel

    You might think that you need to switch to riding a motorcycle or buy only the cheapest gas available to cut your fuel costs, but these aren’t the only methods you can use to save a significant amount of cash. Here are some additional strategies you’ll want to consider employing to squeeze out every ounce of mileage possible. Proper Maintenance Believe it or not, the condition of your vehicle can have a direct effect on how efficiently it uses fuel. More specifically, your tire pressure, engine, filters, and even the type of motor oil you use can make a difference. You’ll want to make sure you’re keeping your tires inflated…

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    Lyft v. Uber Comparison

    Ridesharing services are all the rage in the modern day. While it’s true that the Coronavirus pandemic has put them in something of a precarious position, the fact remains that pre-pandemic, these services were booming in a big way, and the idea of ridesharing is one that’s likely to last well into the future. With that in mind, many wonder which of the “big two” ride hailing services comes out on top. While Lyft and Uber might seem indistinguishable in their offerings on the surface, a more careful examination reveals that there are significant differences between them. Pricing & Charges Both services will provide you with a small account credit…

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    Choosing between a manual and an automatic transmission car

    Automatic transmissions are all the rage in America, but did you know that manual remains more popular in the UK? While it may be a matter of preference or habit for some, there are benefits to both options that drivers enjoy. If you’re torn on the matter, here’s how to choose between a manual or an automatic transmission.  Benefits of Manual The main benefit to a manual transmission is that you have more control over the vehicle. You’re in charge of shifting, giving yourself a boost when going uphill, and have an extra level of focus during your drives.  Manual vehicles tend to be less expensive than their automatic counterparts,…

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    How to overcome driving anxiety

    Whether it’s your first time behind the wheel or your ten-thousandth, it’s natural to have some level of anxiety about driving. However, some drivers experience a near-crippling version of this condition that severely impacts their ability to drive. If you’re one of those people, then here’s how to overcome your driving anxiety.  Take a Refresher Anxiety is a vicious cycle, leading to a surprising amount of automobile accident cases. As your stress levels rise, you’re more likely become flustered and make mistakes. Each mistake brings your confidence down, causing you to avoid situations instead of learn from them. To build your confidence back up, try taking a refresher course or…

  • How You Can Make Online Reviews Work in Your Favor

    You know that content is king, you’re a social media marketing whiz, and your email marketing campaign is as targeted as they come. You know how to utilize both traditional and digital mediums to reach an audience, but do you know how to master the art of online reviews? It’s a highly controversial area for some business owners. After all, how can you possibly take control of your customer’s opinions? While you can’t control the masses, you can harness the power of online reviews to benefit your revenue. It’s not an ancient Chinese secret or a mystic art. All it takes is knowledge, the right tools, and the right attitude. …