• Leaving Your Child Home Alone After School? What Precautions Should You Take?

    Even if you grew up as part of the latchkey generation yourself, walking or riding the bus home to an empty house and spending several hours alone, you may be reluctant to allow your own child to stay home alone after school. This reluctance can be exacerbated by the number of news stories about "free-range" parents being investigated or even prosecuted for leaving children unattended in public or at home. In some cases, allowing your child to stay home alone may be your only option. [Read More]

  • 5 Times a Company Should Redefine Its Compensation Strategy

    A compensation strategy should be a thorough, long-term set of rules and methods that a company applies when deciding how to compensate their employees. It should be approved at the top level of a company and implemented evenly and fairly by all managers. Making a compensation strategy long-term helps bring stability to a company and also protects its reputation. For this reason, a compensation strategy should be designed to coincide with a company's five-year strategic plan. [Read More]

  • 5 Critical Components of a Standing Desk in Your Office

    If you're getting ready to incorporate standing desks in your office, you've made a wise choice. Spending less time sitting and more time standing and moving can greatly reduce your risk of heart disease and even cancer. But making the transition from a sitting desk to a standing one should be done correctly to avoid pain, muscle strain, and fatigue. Here are five critical components of your standing desk for maximum health in your office. [Read More]

  • Having Theft Problems At Work? Policy Changes, Stickers And Cameras Can Stop The Crimes

    Is your business going through office supplies faster than you want to pay for them, and you feel like people are abusing their privileges? There are some things you'll want to do to keep better track of the items in your office space that you pay for, and to help lower your spending so you can improve earnings and profits. About 67 percent of office workers admit to stealing supplies from the workplace. [Read More]

  • Summer Storage Tips For Teachers

    Summer time means school's out, which also means it's vacation and planning time for teachers. It may also be time to cart home all of your supplies and classroom tools if you can't leave them at the school over the summer or if you are going to be changing schools. Instead of turning your home into a storage unit, try renting one. The following tips will help you store your supplies safely until fall. [Read More]

  • Four Tips For Preparing Your Boat For Winter Storage

    Storing your boat at a boat storage facility during the cold winter months helps to ensure that your boat stays as safe as it possibly can during the cold winter months. While it may be safe from theft or vandalism in the boat storage facility, there are still things you need to do to store it properly before storing it in the facility. The guide below walks you through a few things you need to do to store your boat properly in the storage facility. [Read More]

  • Have A Delivery Truck? You'll Need To Ask These Questions About Commercial Truck Insurance Policies

    If your business has grown to the point where you've bought a truck for deliveries and other business tasks, you'll have to buy commercial truck insurance. If this is the first kind of truck insurance you're buying, you might not know what your policy should include. Here are some things you should ask the insurance agent before you purchase insurance for your delivery truck. Am I Eligible for Discounts? Because you have other business expenses to take care of, you're probably looking for ways that you can cut insurance costs. [Read More]

  • 5 Ways Not To Take A Taxi Like A Tourist

    Being a tourist doesn't mean you have to hail a cab like one. Learning how to properly hail a taxi can not only make your trip smoother, it will also help keep the fact that you're visiting under wraps (a good idea to avoid tourist traps and unscrupulous locals.) Here are 5 ways you can not take a taxi like a tourist. Continue reading more. 1. Hail a Cab That Is Actually Available [Read More]

  • Tips For Properly Disposing Of Paperwork Containing Patient Information

    If you manage a business that deals with sensitive patient information, such as a doctor's office or health insurance agency, you are bound by HIPAA laws to take action to ensure that each person's medical records are kept private. This includes disposing of any paperwork properly. Below are some tips that will help you adhere to the privacy act and keep your patients' information safe. Black Out Any Personal Information [Read More]

  • Tips on How to Make Your Retail Store Move Easier

    Whether you are moving your retail store to a new location or you are closing it and moving your belongings to a storage unit, the move itself is complicated and difficult. Most retail stores have heavy fixtures, lightweight fixtures and boxes of merchandise that need to be moved as well as administrative office items. Moving a retail store is more complicated than moving into a new home, because many of the items need special handling. [Read More]