I am something of an odditity in my social circle. I have had the same job since I was in high school and I have never written a resume or went to a stressful job interview. Well, that is until this year. The used bookstore I had been managing couldn’t keep afloat anymore and had to close which meant for the first time in ten years I was on the hunt for a job. Having no idea what I was doing as far as resumes go, I decided to look into a resume writer service.
I met up with the writer and he asked me various questions about what I had been doing for work since high school, what kind of tasks and responsibilities I had been doing and what kinds of charitable endeavors I had undertaken. He drew up a beautiful resume that I was impressed with and it was mine. I could only hope that the people I would be giving the resume to would be equally impressed. I knew my chances of finding another bookstore were slim, given the advent of online shopping and e-books.
On the recommendation of the man who wrote out my beautiful resume, I handed it out to several recruiters and human resource professionals that I knew through friends. Thanks to his networking tips I was able to land several interviews and two job offers. Now I am working in a new field and loving every second of it. I wish I had tried out something new sooner. I could have had a more stable job and been doing something that I loved if I had just taken the time to get my resume written right after high school. I probably should have gone to college too, but at least I have a good job now.
I had a friend tell me to go to a meeting where people were going to give testimony about how great their investments were paying off. I am always a little bit weary of how I am going to invest my money if it is not in the traditional way, and I was afraid that it was going to be a wealthy affiliate scam. I have heard of people going out and putting money into an investment group that they heard was great and it paid great dividends for them. I was hoping that this meeting was going to work out well for him.
I like to invest my money in traditional means, like pick a money market to expand my portfolio. Traditionally, a money market is one of the safest ways to go and it actually puts your money into more than just one stock. Continue reading Research Where You Invest Your Money
The construction practices of the old days have left a lot of areas filled with asbestos. People back then didn’t really do as much research into materials before they used them like they do today. Products these days are tested repeatedly before they ever get to the market, and if they aren’t safe for usage on humans, then they are sent back or shelved. I was unaware that in the attic of my home was asbestos. I called a special company to do asbestos disposal in Sydney, because if I tried to do it myself, I would have put my own life in danger.
Asbestos fibers are so small that they can easily be breathed in without anyone noticing. Working around it without any protection, even to remove it, can result in lung damage that can also cause cancer. I don’t know of anyone who has been affected by asbestos, but I’m sure there are many people out there who have, and they didn’t even know it was happening until it was too late. Continue reading Asbestos Extraction Done by Professionals
When you own an apartment complex that is only 85 percent filled, that is a lot of revenue that is being lost on a monthly basis. We have over 300 apartments total, but there are nearly 50 that are empty at any given time. I understand that our biggest problem is that there are just too many apartment complexes in the area. It is not that people are not liking what we offer, but that other complexes are offering similar amenities too. I went to www.multifamilytraffic.com to see what they could do to help me with my marketing, because I could not continue to take this kind of loss and not suffer the consequences. Continue reading I Had Too Many Empty Apartments
When my husband was transferred to New York City for work, we were not given very much time to make it happen. Neither of us wanted to spend even a week apart, so we had to get busy faster than we could have ever expected. It was easy enough to pack everything up and get a lot of it in a self storage building. My sister works for a real estate agent too, so it was easy to get them started on the house. I did a search for move out cleaning in Tampa because we had enough on our plates without having to worry about making our vacated home look as clean as possible. Continue reading A Clean House Sells Faster
I am not a fan of hair dye. My mom had a really bad reaction to it when she started to turn gray. So bad that she has opted to just let her hair go gray. I wanted to add some streaks of color to my hair but was afraid of the hair dye. I was concerned that shared genetics might make me allergic as well. I also was not confident about just testing for reactions on a small spot. I opted for Brazilian hair bundles that were already dyed the color I wanted. I do not have any gray yet, and I’m hoping not to anytime soon.
The hair I had weaved in looks great. It has added color and volume to my existing hair. Continue reading Using Hair Weaves to Avoid Coloring My Hair
I really wanted to apply with a company in the next city over, but was not sure if I could swing getting a new place to live in after I had just done so in my city six months earlier. I have two pets, so I paid a big pet deposit, along with the usual apartment deposit. I had even paid for the last month’s rent. I was telling my mom about it, and she said she has a friend whose daughter is looking for a roomie, and lives some sort of apartments there by the name of The Oaks that are supposed to be very nice. She said she would put me in touch with her friends daughter if I was truly interested.
After talking with the girl who was looking for a roommate, I found myself feeling excited for the first time in many years. We talked over the phone, and she told me all about the place she lives. She told me the website to visit so that I could see what they look like and learn more about them. My mouth fell open when I saw the photos because the place is beautiful. It is much nicer than any place that I have ever lived in, and I would only need to pay for 50 percent of the rent each month. I knew that if I landed a position with the company that I wanted to work for, I could swing that sort of rent very easily.
I got my resume updated and ready to send out. Then, I waited and hoped. A representative called me 24 hours later for an interview. Just two weeks later, I was hired. It was then that I called the girl who would be my new roomie and told her that I got it, and was ready to sign the lease to live with her.
I started coupon hunting after my wife watched a show about it and wanted me to start. I never really cared about coupons before. Whenever a paper would come in the mail, I’d probably glance at the coupons once ever couple of months and still never clip any of them. Since I’ve become a hunter, I now look at every coupon I can find, whether it is printed or online. Just the other day I found an online coupon at the bedbathandbeyondcouponzone, and my wife told me to print it out. She had been wanting to buy some things at the store, but they were too high priced for her liking.
My wife also like to decorate at home, which is why she really needed that coupon that I printed. She will got the store and look at the aisles for hours, even though she won’t buy anything. Continue reading Cutting Coupons and Crazy Shopping
Becoming a home owner opened my eyes to many facts that I had not considered before purchasing a home. Much to my surprise I found myself completely naive to a subject that nobody had ever thought to broach – crime. Crime is a fact of life, an element that we all live with to varying degrees. Growing up in the suburbs didn’t expose me to much crime and so when a friend of mine suggested I install ADT security cameras around my property to create an additional layer of security, I was shocked. Continue reading Catching the Criminals in the Act
Of course that is not a surprise, but I am a bit surprised and worried at how far I am willing to go in this case. It is not like it is the first time this has happened. I have fallen hard for a lot of girls in my life. There was that hair stylist in singapore last Summer. She was really not the sort of girl a wise man would go for, but I could not help myself. It ended costing me a fortune and it ended in a disaster. In fact I knew it would from the start and that did not slow me down in the least that is a silly thing to tell the truth, but that is how it often is. In fact I was not sure why I did not break it up with her before it even got off the ground. Continue reading Trying to Impress a Girl
I am going to try to get a security system installed at my new house as soon as I can. I have bought a house in Foxboro, in Massachusetts, and I think that I bought a house that is a real winner. One of the best things about it, is how close it is to the football stadium where my favorite professional football team plays. I am excited, because I am season ticket holder. Anyway, I want to look into adt in foxboro as I would like to get a security system to protect my house in the near future.
The sooner, the better. It makes me uncomfortable to not have a security system in my house. I do not know what it is about it, but it just gives me a really bad nervous feeling, and it is hard to shake the feeling. I guess that it is good that I feel this way, because if I were comfortable with not having a security system, then my family would likely be in a lot greater danger. Continue reading Best ADT Systems Near Foxboro
I have been in the rental property business for ten years, and it has been a successful business venture for myself and my family. The only real problem we have had since we started renting out houses is when we sustained major damage to two of our rentals during one of the worst storms we have ever seen. On one house, the roof had major damage, and the second house had property damage. My own crew was able to take care of the property damage, but I knew I needed a company that does roof repair in Brooklyn NY for the house with the roof issues. Continue reading Storm Damage in New York
I have had a long time to figure out what I am going to do here and we are working on a good game plan. I have already hired a painter in Bergen county NJ to do the trim on the house, which is a big deal because it is a big pain to do this sort of job. I am thinking that I might have it covered with vinyl siding, but for now this is what I can afford. I have to figure out what I am going to do in the back yard as well. It is probable that I will want to build a big patio and a deck. We have a big back yard and we are going to fence it in. I am thinking that I am going to want to build a nice patio with an outdoor kitchen, which is something that I always want to have. Of course you can do all sorts of things like that. It can be relatively simple or extremely expensive. Continue reading Started to Fix This Place Up a Bit
I have been thinking about getting a satellite television service in the past couple of days. I mean it really makes sense for me for a few reason. Most of all, because I think that Rob Lowe is really funny. That was a joke, but he is probably behind part of my desire to get such a television service. I went around searching the web a bit to see if I could find more out about satellite deals and after a good bit of searching, I managed to land on this site:http://www.direct-satellite-tv.com/directv/arizona/. Which is perfect for me because I am in Arizona, and I wanted to know what the prices would be like for service in my local area. Of course, I am not concerned with prices in areas where I do not live, because that would just be silly. I think they might have a plan that works for me.
I am so easily distracted that sometimes I wonder if I should be put on medication for it. I have never had satellite television before, but I am looking forward to it. I am going to try to get whatever package or deal includes all of the NBA games that are played this season. I realize some will still be blacked out because of stupid rules, but I will still get most of them. I don’t understand why games are blacked out, and I guess I will never find a reason that is satisfactory to me. I have seen a lot of funny videos, or commercials, rather, recently that involve Rob Lowe and they are usually pretty hilarious. I am a big fan of Rob Lowe anyway, but that is aside from the point. Having cable isn’t quite as bad as they imply on these commercials, but it not a walk in the park either.
I just moved to Texas for a variety of reasons, but i do not feel like sitting down and discussing my discussion at length. I used to live up north, and it was not really suitable to me. I will enjoy the warmer climate here, but I am not so sure how I feel about the amount of dangerous animals that exist in the region. I guess I shouldn’t worry about that stuff. But so I have started looking into this electric company in Killeen, TX and I looked up their energy rates.
They are pretty good, at least compared to what i am used to paying for electricity. Back from where i am from, the electgricity is a lot more expensive, and that is the case for a number of reasons. Continue reading Finding Cheap Electricity in Texas
There are many different advantages to being able to choose which web browser that you use on your computer everyday. There are quite a few choices these days with a few sitting at the top of the industry. There can be some things that are quite likable about one browser but you like the overall functionality of another browser even more. This can be difficult because for the most part you have to choose one browser as your main one for the majority of your tasks.
One work around is a kind of software that allows you to have what many consider to be the best web browser available online today in Firefox look like the visually appealing Internet Explorer. This type of software allows for the best of both worlds for those who realize the benefits of the Firefox Browser but like the overall user interface of Internet Explorer over Firefox. This is not at all uncommon because Firefox is thought of as a browser that has the greatest online security. Continue reading Not Having to Choose Between Browsers
Many internet users become used to a particular browser and don’t like to change it, even if other browsers offer additional features or higher levels of security. The appearance of a browser can easily contribute to the comfort of the user. If someone learned to use a computer and surf online with Internet Explorer, that person may be hesitant to switch to Firefox and leave their comfort zone. Luckily, there is now a way to virtually turn Firefox into an Internet Explorer clone, without losing any of the advantages Firefox is known for.
How is this possible? Themes and extensions are available to download that can cleverly disguise the Firefox browser and make it appear as Internet Explorer, and even offer the same IE capabilities. Continue reading Clever Download Makes Firefox Look Like Internet Explorer