Why not to go it Alone


Australian property law can be tricky, and without the proper assistance, there are many potential pitfalls. The temptation to use a buyer’s agent can sometimes be stifled by the prospect of having to pay commission. Many people believe they can do just as well on their own, and without a doubt, there are dedicated people out there who do manage to navigate a transaction on very good terms. However, the truth is, buying a property can be a maze of contradictions and ambiguous language, designed primarily by and for the legal profession. Consumers, if inclined to do so, are capable of researching, administrating, and organizing the data required, but most see it as a mountainous task with little room for error and unforgivingly harsh outcomes for those who make mistakes. Continue reading “Why not to go it Alone” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Traditional Home Security


There have been some great technical advances in home security in recent times. Homeowners today really have all the tool they need to make sure they don’t fall prey to those who wish us harm. The hi-tech security industry offers many gadgets and sensors and alarms which provide added protection to any home, However, hot everyone wants or needs such high levels of security, and some homeowners find it a financial burden to purchase, install, and maintain such sophisticated equipment. In this case there are alternatives. Many traditional forms of home security are overlooked in the modern age, and homeowners sometimes forget that cheaper, practical forms of protection are still available. Continue reading “Traditional Home Security” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

When a Skip Bin may be a Good Idea

If you’ve ever tried to re-decorate a home you’ll be aware of just home much waste is produced. And if you’ve ever tried to get rid of that waste in a conventional wheelie bin you’ll know just how long it takes to get rid of the stuff. There are many jobs in and around the home which can leave you with a huge amount of trash. Sometimes it’s more of a job getting rid of the waste than the actual job itself. It’s at times like these that we could all use a little extra help. That help can come in the form of a skip bin. You may need to hire a skip bin for a multitude of reasons, and if any of the following jobs  seem likely to occur at your property maybe you should consider the benefits of one: Continue reading “When a Skip Bin may be a Good Idea” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Get your Business Known

If you have ever considered starting your own business you’ll know the first problem all business owners face is getting your product or service recognised by the public. It doesn’t matter how much value you can provide, or how much enthusiasm you have for your brand, if no one knows you’re out there you won’t make any impact on the marketplace.

However, with a little pre-planning you can get your enterprise up and running in no time. Not every business needs the same approach to advertisement, but there are some general sales methods which should do well in almost any industry. Let’s take a look at a few tries and tested ways to get your company the exposure it needs to succeed: Continue reading “Get your Business Known” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Some Workplace Hazards and How to Avoid Them

The place where we work and the nature of our work could pose certain hazards that are detrimental to our safety, health and wellbeing. In workplaces where it is not possible to prevent exposure of workers to the hazard by any other method, the use of PPE could protect workers from these hazards.

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Jobs for the Wanderer

There are some pretty cool jobs out there, but what might be ideal for one person might be an absolute nightmare for another. Some people can’t handle the team atmosphere, yet some people can’t get motivated unless there are others to engage with. Some of us need deadlines, some of us get stressed out whenever a deadline appears on the horizon.  Luckily, there is an array of employment opportunities to suit everyone. But for a lot of modern, location independent travellers, there’s quite an important need to find jobs which allow them to come and go as they please. Most free spirits want to blow into town, make a few bucks, then ride off to their next adventure. This is great if it’s a town which specialises in seasonal or temporary work, but sometimes one needs to be a bit more thoughtful in looking for employment. Continue reading “Jobs for the Wanderer” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>