Showing posts from April, 2010

What is Employee Leasing?

Smaller companies looking to expand their workforce may be comfortable with the technical side of the hiring process, but not the human resource side. Business owners often find themselves overwhelmed by all the payroll accounting, record keeping and benefits which accompany newly hired employees. One popular solution to this problem is the practice of employeeleasing.
Employeeleasing is similar to the process of hiring temporary workers, but the key difference is permanency. A company wishing to pursue employeeleasing will first contact a professional employment organization (PEO) to discuss its particular employment needs. The PEO or other employment leasing company might set up an interview process for recruiting new staff, or might take responsibility for existing workers. The company can still participate in the hiring process, but any hired personnel will officially work for the employeeleasing company.

For many employees, the switch from their original company …

How Does Lemon Law Work

Why a Lemon Law? The purpose of all consumer protections, such as the lemon law, is to create trust in the marketplace by eliminating gross fraud and unfair warranties. The existence of substandard merchandise is negative for consumers, who receive faulty goods, as well as for manufacturers, who often stake their reputation on the performance and reliability of their products. Lemon laws protect both sides by clearly defining what constitutes a lemon and how consumers can be compensated for faulty goods. The lemon laws are a specific subset of broader consumer protections that deal specifically with problem vehicles.

What is a Lemon? Most people know a lemon when they have one--a new car that for some reason doesn't perform the way it should and that no amount of repairs seem to correct. With all the cars that are manufactured, some are inevitably just bad and never meet expected standards. But legal definitions of a lemon are crucial for findin…

Farmville Stars and Crop Mastery

The Farmville makers have been introducing new game elements at a steady rate since the launch. One of the biggest changes is the introduction of Farmville crop mastery and the 3 stars system.It adds even more interest to an already great game.
Crop mastery is not something that will make you rich but it does give you rewards in XP’s (experience points) and coins. You also get a sign saying that you have achieved mastery for the particular crop. Bragging rights are always worth something. I, for one, am very proud of my neat row of crop mastery signs- even if that row is pretty short right now.
When Does Crop Mastery Kick in and How do I get it?Once you reach level ten you can sign up for crop mastery (free). Now, when you go to the market you will see stars under the crops.

How Do I Earn Stars?
You earn one crop mastery point for each plot harvested of the crop concerned. Each crop has a different number of points that you need to accumulate before you get the different stars. …

How To Sell Structured Insurance Settlement

Recipients of monthly payments may not be aware that they may sell structured insurance settlement payment rights to organizations that can, in return, provide a lump sum of cash to be used by the seller immediately. Although the promise of regular payments through a structured settlement may sound appealing at first, many recipients find that having access to cash, even if it amounts to less than the total annuity payment over time, is a better deal.

People who decide to sell structured insurance settlements do so to have money at their immediate disposal, rather than to have to wait for expected payments. The lump sum payout is basically a cash advance that can be spent as needed or saved or invested for future use. People who decide to sell structured insurance settlement payment agreements find that having access to cash at one time can pay off debt, cover unforeseen medical and education expenses, allow for large purchases, and even treat the family to a dream vacation.

Some people…

How to Destroy CPU by Lapping It

Of all the incredibly stupid things people do to their CPUs, including overclocking them until they are hot enough to melt steel, the single most imbecilic modification has to be lapping. Using absurdly skewed logic and completely unsupported data, lappers believe that by physically grinding down the surfaces of their CPUs to make them flatter and gain better contact with the similarly lapped surfaces of their heatsink fan cooler assembly they will lower their operating temperatures up to 20 degrees C.

The miraculous advantages of lapping are evangelized by the same sort of online loonies who believe that Microsoft and AOL are giving away merchandise and cash just for forwarding an email message, three triangulated cell phones can pop popcorn kernels, and that Barack Obama was sworn into his Senatorial office with his hand on the Koran.

The process of lapping involves grinding down the top surface of your new CPU with 300 grit sandpaper, which is repeatedly soaked in soa…

Top 5 Most Alcoholic Drinks (Cocktails)

5 Strongest Drinks Mixed Drink Recipes

#5: The Long Island Ice Tea.

This one is a classic. I can remember the first time a friend introduced me to this. After three I was laughing because they were so smooth then I stood up. Then something happened (obvious censoring) and everyone laughed at me for months after. Good times. The Long Island Ice Tea was long the king (queen?) of all strong alcoholic mixed drinks, and still deserves a place on the list.

Recipe: 1 shot of vodka, 1 shot of rum, 1 shot of gin, 1 shot of gin, 1 shot of triple sec,

1 lemon, coke.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice add the spirits into the cocktail shaker. Squeeze a fresh lemon into the shaker as well. Put the lid on and shake, add to a tall glass then add lots of ice before slowly pouring the coke on top of the ice. Note: many bartenders will make a weaker version with only half a shot of each.

#4: Irish Car Bomb.

Many versions of this have a ½ shot of whiskey mixed with a ½ shot of Irish Cream instead of a shot o…

Hyosung GT650R and Suzuki SV650S

2010 Hyosung GT650R During the 60’s the US had an invasion of Japanese motorcycles and they still hold our attention with their new bikes each year. The new kid on the block is a Korean company Hyosung and they have introduced their new street bikes to the rest of the world. Stepping out into the market is their GT650 with its sleek look very reminiscent of the Suzuki SV650 which I will also write about in this hub. The GT650R with its 64 horsepower and 42.3 lb. ft. of torque offers decent acceleration. It offers a six speed transmission and weighing in a 473 is a contender for those riders looking for a light weight motorcycle. Though some of the feedback is that this motorcycle lacks proper suspension when handling bumps and the dual-piston front brakes lack in stopping power. The upside to owning this bike is its price tag and two year warranty. This motorcycle is not for everyone and as always one must do their research before buying. This bike looks sharp and may be ideal for a ri…

Top 20 Career Choices for 2010

Employment Forecasts

US News and Word Reports selected 50 careers that they predict to be in the highest demand for 2010 within five Industries listed by suggested importance:

1. Science and Technology,

2. Healthcare,

3. Education/Civic,

4. Business/Finance

5. Creative and Service.

Alternatively, I would have separated Education from Civic and Creative from Service careers and lists a Top 7 Industries and listed them as Science and Technology, Healthcare, Service, Civic, Business/Finance, and Creative, in order of probable highest numbers of new jobs created for 2010 when I look at trends from mid-2008 - end 2009.

These US News employment trend projections are in large part based on the US Federal Government's predictions of growth and numbers of new jobs expected for the period 2008 - 2018, released in early 2010. Note that in 2010, we are already in the third year of the decade of these forecasts.

A few US States released their own 2008 -- 2018 projections earlier, in the …

BMW 335i vs Infiniti G37 Journey vs Audi A5 Quattro

BMW 335i
Base Price: $40,800

Base Engine: 3.0 Liter I6
Horsepower: 300 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque: 300 ft-lbs. @ 1400 rpm
0-60: 5.1 Seconds
Compressor: Twin Turbocharger
Standard Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
Gas Mileage: 19/28
Driven Wheels: RWD

Infiniti G37 Journey
Base Price:

Base Engine: 3.7 Liter V6
Horsepower: 330 hp @ 7000 rpm
Torque: 270 ft-lbs. @ 5200 rpm
0-60: 5.4 Seconds
Compressor: N/A
Standard Transmission: 5 Speed Shiftable Automatic
Gas Mileage: 18/24
Driven Wheels: RWD

Audi A5 Quattro

Base Price:

Base Engine: 3.2 Liter V6
Horsepower: 265 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 243 ft-lbs. @ 3250 rpm
0-60: 6.1 Seconds
Compressor: N/A
Standard Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
Gas Mileage: 16/26
Driven Wheels: AWD

Asbestos Stomach Cancer

Asbestos stomach cancer is one of the very common forms of cancer which accounts for most of the deaths which occur due to cancer. This disease is seen mainly at the upper end of   the stomach where the esophagus drains in the exit to the intestine.

This disease can happen at any time but is seen very often in the later or middle of ones life.The males are affected more than the female in asbestos stomach cancer.

Some OfThe Main Symptoms
The asbestos stomach cancer lasts for as long as two to three years in the human body after which it is finally detected which is very sad and unfortunate. There is pain felt on the abdomen area followed by loss of weight, absence of appetite, especially for meat.

Along with this there are also other symptoms such as dyspepsia, discomfort after eating, a feeling of stomach being full to the brim, gastric sensation. Such indications also suggest that he is suffering from peptic ulcer.

The patient who is suffering from asbestos stomach cancer may suffer…

Six Easy Habits to Maintain a Secure Network

Whether your company is a tiny home office or a big fish, your online business can be hacked easily, and the stakes are bigger than a few canceled orders. Here are six ways to protect your networks and your users, steps that even many enterprise-class security experts may slip up on sometimes.

1. Don’t be an ignorant fish
Spear-phishing attacks targeting companies are likely to use custom-tailored messages (tweet, IM, e-mail, and so on), such that victims may take the bait. A leading scientist at a research institution may not follow through on an email advertising natural male enhancement or replica Rolex watches, but if it invites the would-be victim to become a keynote speaker on an important symposium, it will be irresistible.

2. Use separate e-mail account for personal uses
Many websites use a “forgot password?” feature that sends reminder to regain your access. In addition, people are trained to expect notifications about many things, like friend requests.
How can we be sure that …

Remortgage With Bad Credit

Remortgage With Bad Credit, Home Loan Refinance
Times are tough all over. The recession has caused many to lose their jobs. Prices for staples like food and gas are rising. For many people, monthly expenses have outpaced monthly income. This causes mortgage payments and credit card payments to be late and fall behind. Each missed payment is a credit rating black mark and credit scores take a tumble.

If this sounds like you, there could be hope if you are a homeowner. Have you looked into a home remortgage with bad credit? A remortgage replaces your current mortgage with one that has more favorable terms so it is easier to meet your monthly obligations. It is fairly easy to get a remortgage if you have good credit and reliable income.

If your credit is damaged, you may still be able to get a remortgage in the form of a bad credit remortgage. These are offered by certain lenders who give consideration to how the loan will impact your financial situation. The last thing you w…

10 of the Best Shorten URL Services

Shorten URL services are really important nowadays. You can learn them easy and they’re really smaller than their original URL. You can find lots of them on Twitter because of the limit of 140 words. Check the following post to find out some of the best Shorten URL services.





10 Useful Firefox Plugins For Twitter Lovers

Firefox is one of the most preferable web browsers worldwide with a numerous number of active users. Twitter is a remarkable social networking service that has become many people’s favorite in a short duration of time and has millions of users registered to it. There is no doubt why people would like to merge these two great internet services together.

Twitter plugins has made twittering much simpler. It is more preferable as people are able to received updates and notifications’ instantly regarding what is happening in their Twitter. One will be able to multitask to keep up his/her hectic work in the Firefox browser and receive Twitter updates as well, without needing to log-in into their Twitter account.

Previously, we went through a lot of useful Firefox plugins such as Firefox SEO Tools for Bloggers and also Firefox extensions for web designers and developers. This is yet another series of Firefox plugins for Twitter lover!
These are our favorite 10 Firefox Twitter addon…