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Explaining A Career Break In Your CV

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If you are returning to work after a break, explaining a gap in your CV can be difficult.  Employers or recruitment agencies could view you as out of touch with industry developments and current trends, or worry that you are no longer accustomed to the discipline of a 9 to 5 routine.  It is therefore essential that you make the right impression in your cover letter to secure you a place on the recruiter's shortlist.

22 March 2016

How New US Laws Make Same-Sex Relationship Immigration Possible for Australians with American Partners

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Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States legalised same sex marriage. If you are an Australian in a same sex relationship with an American, this ruling is good news for you in terms of immigration possibilities. Now, for perhaps the first time, you can now migrate to America with your partner. Here's what you need to know first: 1. You have to get married Under American law, if a same sex couple gets married, the partner from another country can apply for a green card.

8 July 2015

What New Home Owners Should Know about Stage Construction Building Inspections

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As a new home owner, you may be building the home from the ground up. You already know that you will need to have building inspections on the property and have likely spoken with a professional about your inspection options. One of the options that may have been mentioned are stage construction building inspections. Here are a few key points you should know about this type of inspection and how it will benefit your new home.

27 April 2015

Considerations To Make When Deciding If Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer Is Worth It

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There are a variety of cases where you can get compensation as a result of personal injury, such as dog bite, car accident or medical malpractice. In each case, there are advantages to hiring a personal injury lawyer, but there are also scenarios where hiring one is an unnecessary cost. By learning what considerations must be made when deciding if hiring a personal injury lawyer is a good idea, you can make an informed decision in your case.

23 April 2015

What Are Some of the Most Important Items to Check When You're Buying a Home?

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If you're buying an apartment or house you need to be able to assess its structure and make sure you are protected against costly maintenance issues in the future. Nothing beats employing a professional building inspector to do this, as most people lack the knowledge or experience in order to detect potential problems. However, having a checklist of things to look for can help you initially. Here's an example of some of the areas you should be looking at.

14 April 2015

Child Psychology: Social and Emotional Milestones and Red Flags in 2 Year Olds

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There are social and emotional milestones that parents should expect their children to reach as they grow up and take many years to develop. Social and emotional skills involve the ability to interact with other people and to understand and control one's emotions. Developing healthy social and emotional skills is crucial for learning how to communicate effectively and efficiently. By making mental notes of when your child has reached important social and emotional milestones and if they show any red flags, you can nip development problems in the bud.

6 April 2015