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Resumes and Remote Interviews

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored Content - Perfecting a resume and nailing the job interview can be daunting in normal times. With many companies conducting business remotely, this often extends to interviews. Here are some tips to help shore up your resume and nail those remote job interviews:

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Thursday 12/03/2020
6 refrigeration trends that will make your life easier
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house — especially now, when we’re all at home more than ever. And while we’re cooking more meals in and stocking up on necessities, having the right features and appliances can help make our lives in the kitchen easier when we all need it most.

Wednesday 12/02/2020
Live Online Academy Prepares Preschoolers for Next Steps
Updated: December 04, 2020 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is reshaping and challenging the field of education, particularly early childhood education, where the benefits of in-person school are well understood but simply not an option for many children for at least the remainder of the current school year.

Tuesday 12/01/2020
Celebrate Smart: 5 ways to upgrade your home tech for the holidays
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - This holiday, people around the world are getting ready for a season that looks dramatically different from past years. As millions decide to stay home, the desire to make the most out of the holiday festivities is driving people to find more creative, convenient, and memorable ways to enjoy the season and eliminate unnecessary stress.

5 Tips for a Safer Digital Experience This Holiday Shopping Season
Updated: December 04, 2020 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Online holiday shopping is booming this year, as more consumers avoid brick-and-mortar stores in an effort to socially distance.

Wednesday 11/25/2020
Cool gift ideas that save energy (and do a world of good)
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - When checking your holiday list, you’re searching for gifts that inspire joy and delight, and electronic items often fit that description. But what if that gift also happens to have a positive impact on the recipient’s life and the world at large? In these difficult times, many of us have a greater appreciation for the things that protect the health of the planet for everyone.

How to be ready for the next power outage
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Chances are, you’ve been through it — when severe weather hits, there's nearby construction or just out of the blue, your power suddenly goes out. And you don’t know how long it will last — minutes, hours or days. It’s not just an inconvenience for your family, especially since everyone is spending more time working and schooling from home these days, but it can actually be unsafe. You may need to heat or cool your home so it’s livable, someone in your family may rely on home medical equipment, and you want your refrigerated food to be safe to eat.

5 tips for budget-savvy gift shopping
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Are you ready for the holidays? Searching for the perfect gifts for friends and family can be fun and exciting, but it can also be stressful. Especially when money is tight, it's a challenge to shop for just the right gifts for your loved ones and BFFs. But with a bit of planning, holiday shopping can be just as fun as ever — without clearing out your bank account or piling on credit card debt.

Gifts That Do A World Of Good
Updated: December 01, 2020 - 2:34 am

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, you don’t have to look far to find items that deliver great features and functionality but use less energy. Products that earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR label save money on energy bills and help protect the environment, making them gifts that do a world of good. 

With a wide range of things to wrap up—from smart thermostats, laptops, tablets and other electronics, appliances and even lighting—you can put a bow on a gift that has been independently certified to meet strict standards for energy efficiency. 

A typical household spends about $2,000 a year on energy bills. A home outfitted with products that have earned the ENERGY STAR label can save 30% or about $575 a year on household energy bills. Over their lifetime these products save about $8,750 on utility bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 77,000 pounds of carbon dioxide.

The ENERGY STAR Holiday Gift Guide at www.energystar.gov/holiday features energy-saving products popular this time of year, along with special deals from manufacturers, retailers, and utilities that participate in the ENERGY STAR Program. Looking for the ENERGY STAR label on products specially priced for the holidays means you save on the initial price, plus keep saving through the holidays and beyond. 

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