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Weekly Round-Up #292: Home Office Safety, Going Vegan & Content Ideas

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Weekly Round-Up #292: Home Office Safety, Going Vegan & Content Ideas

Welcome to this week’s round-up, I hope you have had a safe, fun and productive week.

This week we take a look at how how can keep your home office safe – something that’s very important as many of us are still working from home.

Many people have been taking a look at their health over the past year, and their impact on the planet too. As a result a lot of people are switching to a plant-based diet. Making swaps to vegan/plant-based foods can be a daunting prospect so we have a beginner’s guide to shopping as a vegan.

And finally, if you’re struggling with content ideas for your website, we have a list of over 110 ideas that will keep your visitors interested and boost your traffic as well.

How To Keep Your Home Office Safe And Secure – CableCompare.com

Working from home, an arrangement that was once a luxury for just a select few individuals has become a necessity for millions as the Covid-19 pandemic rages through 2020 and continues to force us all to rearrange our lives. For many, this has meant turning kitchen tables, dining rooms, and any other common spaces in the house into offices, and for many others, it has meant converting a space reserved for something else into some sort of an office; adapting anyway we can. In this article, Cable Compare looks at the threats you might face in your home office, and how you can protect yourself against them.

A Beginner’s Guide On How To Shop As A Vegan – Vegomm

Veganism is on the rise. Writing that sentence never fails to make vegans happy, let us tell you! Over the last few years, veganism has really exploded. Vegans of today who remember turning vegan even 10 years ago can barely believe how much things have changed for the better!

In this article, Vegomm will help you figure out your vegan shopping list (whether it is your first one ever, or you are looking for inspiration). They will also be giving you a guide into the world of vegan fashion. So if you have ever considered becoming vegan and are looking for an insight into what your weekly grocery list could look like, if you are a newbie vegan looking for some guidance, or even if you are a long-time member of the vegan family looking for a bit of inspiration, this article has got your back!

6 Retirement Review Tips You Should Know In Your 50S – Ty J. Young

The American Dream should include preparing for retirement in your 50’s. All the hard work you’ve invested in becomes a reality with retirement closer than ever before. However, you may be wondering if you’re fully prepared for your future. It’s not uncommon to have these doubts. The truth is, a successful retirement is achievable even if you’ve neglected preparing for it.

Life comes at us fast and we tend to put off tasks for a later date. Regardless of your situation, it’s time to review what you can do to prepare for a successful retirement. In this article, Ty J. Young gives you 6 tips you should consider for financial success.

110+ Types Of Content To Boost Your Traffic In 2021 – WebsiteSetup

Because finding new content ideas is one of the top challenges small businesses face, WebsiteSetup have created a flowchart that helps small businesses decide which content format to use. Since having a strong content strategy is essential, they have also created a printable blog idea planner and content types wheel to help small businesses stay organized and hit their goals month over month.

You Deserve Success! Conquer Your Fear Of Failure Today – UpriseHigh

Have you ever missed out on something that you wanted to do but didn’t try as you were too afraid to fail?

If Yes, do you really think that your decision was right? Are you sure that the probability of failure was higher as compared to the probability of success?

Just think of it for a few minutes.

Isn’t it possible that your life could have been totally different if you would have tried it?

If the answer is yes again, the chances are massive that the fear of failure is forcing you to settle for average when you can become exceptional.

So, without any further dues, let Uprise High help you get this fear of failure out of your life.

A Beginner’s Guide To 3D Printing – Tactile Hobby

There are so many other benefits to 3D printing, but arguably the most important is the fact that this enables the production of stronger, more accurate, higher quality, and more lightweight parts and system components. 3D printing might not sound like an obvious craze, but since its invention, this technology has caused a complete overhaul in manufacturing processes which has opened up the market for small businesses and hobbyists alike.

Ready to hop right on the 3D printing wagon? This article by Tactile Hoddy will cover all the basic information that beginners need to know about 3D printing with a few links to some supporting material along the journey to provide pitstops for further reading.

Is “Company Culture” Overhyped? – Surveybot: Employee Engagement Survey Tool – Survey.bot

Company culture is the defined set of values, mutual assumptions and beliefs that all members of a company subscribe to. The culture underpins decision making, leadership styles and ethical considerations.

Company culture is articulated through value sets, missions and visions to impress upon new hires and prospective clients how they can expect to be treated. Most often there is one culture prescribed to all employees in all branches for uniformity of standards.

But does this work from top to bottom of your org?

Container Architecture: How We Got To Where We Are Today – Conex Boxes

Currently, one of the biggest obstacles we face as a global society is climate change and its many associated environmental problems. Architecture is responding by becoming more eco-friendly, using fewer materials, and making buildings more efficient. This helps reduce resource use and their corresponding carbon emissions, two primary components of the ongoing crisis.

There are many different ways architects are taking on this challenge, but one of the most unique and exciting is container architecture. This practice is growing worldwide and promises to be a viable solution to some of the problems mentioned above. To learn about how we got to this point, ConexBoxes have put together a brief history of container architecture, a movement that has grown in leaps and bounds in just a little more than a half-century.

17 Best Budget Apps In Canada: Take Control Of Your Money – Wealth Awesome

Want a simple way to spend less money? Set up a budget and stick to it. If you want to live comfortably within your means, you must exercise financial discipline.

You don’t have to resort to a pen and paper or a complicated spreadsheet for setting a budget anymore. As the saying goes, “there’s an app for that”.

A budget app can help you manage your personal finances and get you on track to meet your financial goals, and while this article is aimed at Canadians, any one around the world should be able to find an app to suit their budgeting needs.

Career Personality Tests: What Type Of Personality Are You? – WikiJob

The personality test and the personality questionnaire are used to determine a candidate’s typical reactions and attitudes to various situations. These tests might try to identify how well you get on with others, your normal reaction to stressful situations, or your feelings about the kind of people you like to work with.

Employers look at many factors during the recruitment process, from your knowledge and experience through to your aptitude in areas such as decision making and teamwork. Increasingly, they will use personality tests as a way to determine if you have the right attitude and personality to fit in with the company’s culture and vision.

In this article, WikiJob looks at why employers use these tests, the types of tests available and how you can practice taking them so you’re ready for your next job interview.

Bullet Journaling For Self Development At Work – Mål Paper

Bullet journaling simplifies daily planning. By utilising a shorthand that cuts down the lengthy amount of time usually required for planning daily goals and tasks, you can focus on getting your work done. Between sending off work emails and attending meetings, bullet journaling for self development at work helps you to improve your work processes without impacting your daily routine.

In this article, Mål paper looks at how you can use bullet journalling can help your self-development, improve your planning process and ahelp you become more productive.

Ultimate Guide To Gaming Comfort: Proper Posture And Desk Ergonomics – – WePC

While this article is geared towards gamers who spend a long time sitting in their chairs, it’s also relevant for those of us who are working at home as well – comfort and posture are really important. From the ways in which good posture can benefit you to the consequences poor posture can cause, and tips on how to improve yours, WePC have created the ultimate guide to gaming comfort so you can game (and work), free from pain.

10 Things To Clean And Disinfect In Your Home – Calibre Cleaning

If COVID has taught us anything, it’s the importance of sanitising surfaces. Ideally, your cleaning and the disinfecting regime should be a regular activity. Some items have to be cleaned daily while others may require only a once-a-week deep clean. The important thing to know is how to do it and what to use. Clabire Cleaning have put together a list of 10 items you must clean and disinfect in your home if you want to keep your family safe from influenza or COVID-19 viruses.”

The Ultimate Guide To RV Camping – Parked In Paradise

In this article, Parked In Paradise covers what you need to have an unforgettable experience. In 2018, 28 million people went on RV camping holiday. That year Americans spent 587.1 million days in their RVs. Early data shows that this number could be 68% higher in 2020. Perhaps even higher thanks to international travel bans in the US. However, the pandemic isn’t completely to blame for this rise in camping numbers. In fact, the number of RV campers has grown year on year since 2013. And this is a trend that shows no sign of stopping.

So, while some of you reading this guide will be old hats at RV Camping, for many of you, this will be your first foray into the world of RVing and this article covers why you should give RV’ing a go and what you can expect from the experience.

Have A Great Week

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next time, Stay Productive!

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