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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in Winter

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in Winter

It’s that time of year again, when a sudden cold snap can freeze the pipes in your home and cost your thousands of dollars. The plumbing experts at Petri Plumbing & Heating, Inc. want to help you avoid disaster. “February is a problematic month for many New...
Dogs Stage Protest at the United Nations

Dogs Stage Protest at the United Nations

Dogs have united in support of a joint campaign by beauty company The Body Shop and non-profit Cruelty Free International that seeks to ban animal testing in cosmetics globally, the organizations report. The protest, which included 8 dogs of different breeds and...
How to Reduce the Spread of Workplace Germs

How to Reduce the Spread of Workplace Germs

Winter-germ season is in full swing, and hand sanitizer producer Gojo is sharing four simple tips on how to reduce the spread of germs in the workplace. A recent study found that 70 percent of workers in the United States have come to work sick. Couple this with...
Tips for Your 2018 Job Search

Tips for Your 2018 Job Search

Searching for a new job in 2018? Staffing firm Accountemps is offering these tips: Take stock of your successes. List your accomplishments to help you update your resume and prepare for interviews. Be ready to explain your most important career achievements with...
More Companies Are Offering Health and Wellness Programs

More Companies Are Offering Health and Wellness Programs

More companies are offering health and wellness programs this year than ever before, according to a study by staffing firm OfficeTeam. In a recent survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, two-thirds of HR managers (66%) reported their organization has expanded their...
You Need Better Sleep, Says the Better Sleep Council

You Need Better Sleep, Says the Better Sleep Council

would say that, of course). The Council is offering these tips for making the most of sleep time: · Make daily sleep appointments. Develop a routine in which you go to bed at the same time and wake up at the same time every day. Don’t let social media or work...
Unemployment Rates Lower in Most Metro Areas

Unemployment Rates Lower in Most Metro Areas

Unemployment rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 304 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 67 areas, and unchanged in 17 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. Sixty-nine areas had jobless rates of less than 3.0 percent and three...