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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…

  • The Dynamic, Riveting Career Of Dan Snyder

    Most prominently known for his charitable contributions, Dan Snyder is a businessman turned philanthropist. His role as the majority owner of the Washington Football Team is perhaps the biggest undertaking he’s pursued, and when he acquired the team in 1999, he brought his childhood dreams to life. Growing up, Snyder regularly attended football games with his father. They loyally rooted for the Washington Football Team, and it was this adolescent pastime that shaped Snyder’s passion for football. Since purchasing this beloved NFL team, Snyder has dedicated his time, money, and effort to fostering community, camaraderie, and generosity. Just one short year after the acquisition, Snyder created the Washington Charitable Foundation.…

  • Looking to Spruce Up Your Home? Check Out ‘The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing’ by Bert Sarkkinen

    Since the pandemic started, everyone has been stuck at home for the most part. Spending this much time in one place has given people time to think about how they could improve home base with timber framing. If you’re looking to revamp your home, it’s time to check out the second edition of “The Art of Hybrid Timber Framing” by Bert Sarkkinen, founder of Arrow Timber. The new edition comes out on January 19, 2021 in paperback and as an ebook. It’s also go an accompanying workbook called “The Timber Framing Planning Guide” to help you through the process. It’s a new year, and it’s time for a home upgrade.…

  • Can I Get Anxiety Medication through Telemedicine?

    We all exhibit a bit of anxiety from time to time. It’s a normal part of life. However, there are instances in which someone may feel they cannot control their emotions or thoughts. Anxiety-ridden individuals may suffer from panic attacks, become restless, or worry excessively. If you are experiencing persistent worry and fear, it is possible you are suffering from an anxiety disorder. Consider meeting with a doctor in-person or via telehealth to get the proper diagnosis and help – it can be life-changing!  If you feel more comfortable with texting, you can even approach a doctor about your anxiety through HIPAA texting if your provider offers it.  What is…

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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…

  • Lincolnshire Management: Refactoring a Service Business to Create Value

    One doesn’t generally look at the business services contractor business as a hotbed of growth. An early beneficiary of the business service outsourcing trend, the industry has settled down into a more stately growth rate influenced by employment trends. The modern office building or hospital is a complex beast to operate. It takes many different services to manage a facility, ranging from cleaning to various trade contractors for heavy equipment maintenance and remodeling. Many of these are very people-heavy businesses with erratic demand. You’re basically selling expert labor at a mark-up, which means that growth requires finding more skilled personnel. There are many labor service businesses that can be operated,…

  • How to Keep Your Kids Successful While Virtual Learning

    Has one of your children been enrolled in a virtual learning environment? If so, you may have some understandable concerns. It is a drastic change from the traditional classroom environment which we all grew up with. However, it is possible for your child to survive, and even thrive in this new paradigm. 1. Advantages and Disadvantages of Virtual Learning    Before you consider any changes, consider both sides of this new learning environment. What are the advantages and disadvantages? If anything, virtual learning has both. Advantages Learn in a Safe Environment: 2020 was the year of the coronavirus pandemic. Virtual learning allows children to continue learning in the safety of…

  • The Crankatsuris Method, a New Approach To Dealing With Crankiness Effectively

    Have you been kvetching about your tsuris until even your bubbe doesn’t want to hear bupkis from you? Well, fear not. Steven Joseph thinks you’re a true mensch for having the chutzpah to let your crankatsuris out. If none of that makes sense, then you’re doubly in luck. Joseph is not only your guide to effectively dealing with crankiness, but he’s also your colorful instructor into his hilarious and offbeat take on what it means to be Jewish. Therapists often recommend letting our inner anger out to express our feelings and reduce stress. Steven Joseph is a true connoisseur of crankiness in all its myriad flavors. In fact, he’s built…