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Your Guide to Getting Homeowners’ Insurance

Buying a home can be a long and stressful process. You have to think about the location, the type of house you’re going to buy, your budget, and whether you’re going to build or buy. And if you’re going to build, you have to keep a close eye on construction to ensure that everything goes according to plan.

Although there’s a lot to worry about, there’s a crucial part of home buying that you should never forget: homeowner’s insurance. This is especially important if you intend to work from home as an entrepreneur.

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How To Become An Online Blogger

Becoming a blogger is a more and more popular career path, with many new websites and online platforms popping up left, right, and center each and every day. Blogging maintains a whole host of different benefits making it an attractive role to explore, but without any previous experience, it can be tricky to work out exactly where to start.

Luckily it needn’t be as difficult as you might think to begin your blogging journey today, as there are a few key tips and tricks that you can utilize to start making money from blogging in no time at all! 

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Pandemic Diaries: Can You Delay Your Preschooler’s School Enrollment?

There is one question in the minds of the parents of preschoolers: “Should we send our kids to school?” More aptly: “Should we spend money enrolling them at a school when there is no school to speak of?”

For those who are about to enter preschool or kindergarten this school year, the decision has been particularly tough. Is it okay for our kids to miss school this year? What does it mean for them in the future? Will this decision affect their academic growth?

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Weather Forecasting: What’s a Bomb Cyclone?

Probably the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think of “bomb cyclone” is that it’s something that just came out of a blockbuster movie, but a bomb cyclone has more sinister implications than what most people think.

If you’ve probably heard of it, it’s something that most weather forecasters have been using in different channels. This term has been shrouded in controversy for quite a long time. Since it has a catchy name, several media outlets have sensationalized such as weather phenomenon.

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Unleash Your Child’s Talent: How to Make It Happen

As a parent, it is your job to help your child reach their full potential. One aspect of this is to identify and cultivate what talents they may have even while you may be a worker. Whether they are great at a sport or are creative in some way, you should be helping them develop these talents. Here is what you can do to ensure that your child will develop their skills to the best of their ability.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Inspiration

4 Must-Read Tips to Jump-Start Your Career in 2020

Saying that the first half of 2020 has been challenging would be a euphemism, and things don’t look like they will start to even out soon. However, life goes on for the professionals looking at switching careers and neo-grads in desperate needs of diving into their first job.

Because, of course, there have been challenges, but there are also shiny opportunities out for grabs! Launching a career in the year of a pandemic, travel restrictions, working from home, and social distancing measures can be intimidating, but it will also be rewarding – to say the least!

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Think You Are Unbiased? See What We Think

The Amy Cooper, central park incident involved the Vice President of a financial organization, and the Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter incident, involved Jessica threatening Exeter’s means of livelihood.

In the Amy Cooper case, she was aware of her bias and privilege and used it in the wrong way to make a 911 call.

This got us thinking of people and their unconscious biases especially leaders in organizations or employees who may not be aware of their biases. A number of us aren’t aware of our biases and this is why we need to check for it.

Unconscious bias affects everyone and the question we should ask ourselves every day as individuals who seek continuous growth is whether we realize that we have biases or not.

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In These Uncertain Times: You Don’t Have To Have It All Figured Out

With people being forced to stay at home these uncertain times, we are beginning to see people take to social media. People need to express themselves and the internet is a good way to social distance while yet feeling closer to people. After all, humans are social animals.

While this has been helpful to many, we’ve also realized how many people are taking to sharing information about their routines and productivity during these uncertain times.

This is a low time for many and it’s reasonable to understand how this might bring down the spirit of someone currently impacted by the pandemic. For instance, we’ve read the news of a number of layoffs lately, not to mention those battling with their mental health in a time when it may feel like they are all alone.

You are not alone.

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7 Things to Do If You’ve Lost Your Job Due to COVID-19

When there is an economic downturn like COVID-19 one of the things most companies do is have a review of their expenses and strategize on how to cut down their expenses. Most often than not this results in cutting down the number of staff for the company.

Most often, self-funded companies might hold off in doing this since many times these are old companies that might have experienced hardship in the past and have planned ahead for the worst-case scenarios. However, companies with external investment in most cases may have their investors bringing up the conversation of layoffs since they have an interest in the company.

The impact of coronavirus is being felt globally, not just in Canada. Many businesses are being forced to close down permanently, or better yet, temporarily. If you’ve been affected by the pandemic, it can be a tough time mentally and emotionally, and that is why we’ve written this post for you.

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Getting Ahead, Inspiration

Here are Jobs in High Demand During Coronavirus

These are truly uncertain times and we can mostly hope for the best and the end of the coronavirus. It’s now been 5 weeks since we’ve all had to stay home to keep safe. Our work lives have been far from what we have known as normal. No one would have thought sometime in January that this will turn out to be a global pandemic.

Reviewing LinkedIn these days has become more downing as many of our friends, connections or 2nd and 3rd degree connections or even strangers have broken the news of their lay off. So many people have become unemployed while others fear loosing their jobs as the economy remains affected. Someone mentioned that this is a time when people will remember how they were treated by their employers.

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