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Labor and Employment Law: What to expect in 2012

1. Limitations on Employee Credit Checks. California employers have long enjoyed the right to conduct background checks that involved reviewing applicants' credit reports before extending job offers. This practice, as of January 1, 2012, will cease to be --- without very specific conditions. This is because a new law has been enacted to prevent the exclusion of applicants based on

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How does WordPress work?

WordPress for an easy websiteChances are, you've already heard of WordPress. But what is WordPress? Simply put, WordPress is web software that you can use to create your own website or blog. Since its launch in 2003, WordPress has become one of the most popular web publishing platforms, currently powering more than 70 million websites. Because it is based on

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Mistakes inventors make

Here are suggestions inventors need to do or understand when it comes to inventing if they want to be successful.1. Understand that inventing is a business. Treat it as one.2. Do some research on your idea before submitting it to a company. Don't tell them "There's nothing like this!" By spending 2 minutes on the web they find several articles

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Fundamentals of Mortgage Law

A mortgage is an interest in land created by a contract, not a loan. Although almost all mortgage agreements contain a promise to pay a debt, a mortgage is not a debt itself. It can best be characterized as evidence of a debt. More importantly, a mortgage is a transfer of a legal or equitable interest in land, on the

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The 2-Minute Drill – Start the interview off with a bang!

The 2-minute drill is an industry term for how you should respond to the interviewer's opening statement: "So tell me a little about yourself." In short, it is a synopsis statement of your skills, experience, and achievements in the work environment. Most people, when answering this question, often give a mundane answer that describes who they are and what they

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Lower Your Medical and Dependent Care Costs With Help From Uncle Sam – Using Flexible Savings Accounts

Both Medical Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts are funded by pre-tax deductions from your paycheck. Both have a "use or lose" policy if the funds deducted are not used in the calendar year for which the election is made. Generally, an individual can only elect to have these deductions taken at the time of hire or during the

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Don’t compromise your values

One mistake I see over and over again is that of people compromising their values. Sometimes we may ignore one of our values ​​simply to please our lover. This is not OK. Relationships are built on trust, acceptance, appreciation, love, and honesty. You just can't afford to be anything other than who you really are in a relationship. Being true

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“The To-Do List” for Drafting IT-Related Contracts

A well-written IT contract is an insurance policy for an IT project. Anyone involved in drafting and negotiating IT contracts must follow a certain methodology to achieve the optimal result. Of course, the methodology depends on the type of IT project and the services provided. The drafting phase is the most appropriate moment to refine the contract in the best

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