Author Archive: Eric San Juan

Hiring Employees? Look For These Things

Contributed Post Source The people you hire to work for you are among the most important elements of your business, and it is therefore hardly surprising that it is a huge help to ensure they are the best possible candidates for the positions. Your recruitment process should do everything it can to find the best possible people for your various roles. There are a number of qualities that you should be looking for to ensure that this happens, and in this article we are going to look at what those might be. Let’s take a look and see what you should be looking out for in order to find the best people for your business. Experience For a lot of business owners, this is the…
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Classic MS-DOS games, rare board games, and more: my latest Youtube shenanigans

You may or may not know that I co-host a goofy little Youtube show called Nerd Out With Me, formerly Hours in the Attic. We drink beer and talk about nerd stuff we like, usually older stuff from ye ol’ days o’ yore. It’s fun. I like doing it. And these are some of the recent episodes we did. Fun stuff like our favorite MS-DOS games, a rare early edition of my favorite board game, Axis & Allies, a sneak peek at a totally outlandish B-movie called Attack of the Killer Shrews, and a review of a SUPER COOL indie party game called Diss Jockey. So check them out. My fave MS-DOS games are better than Tig’s:   Axis & Allies is an old, old…
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SUNDAY SIPS: 5 Sudsy Gems From California

This week, it’s five brews from what is arguably the best brewing state in the U.S., California. You can’t throw a stone without hitting a good brewery there. Here are five good beers from Cali worth checking out. Firestone Walker Easy Jack Few states can match Pennsylvania when it comes to having fantastic brewers, but among those that can is California, arguably the top brewing state in the U.S. That’s thanks to folks like Firestone Walker. All the attention goes to their anniversary beers and monsters like Sucaba, but they are masters of the little beer, too. Take Easy Jack session IPA, for example. Easy Jack is the smaller sibling of Union Jack IPA, but being smaller is no knock. The body is light and…
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3 Impressive High-End Garden Improvement Ideas

Contributed Post Gardens are a fantastic but often under-utilized part of a property. While it may be tempting to focus on improving the interior of your home, having a beautifully finished outdoor space will add that extra special dimension when hosting guests and parties. Here are three ideas for high-end upgrades to any garden. Build a Swimming Pool Picture Source The ultimate garden statement, a swimming pool will create an amazing ambience and give you the perfect excuse to spend all weekend outdoors in the summer. While the idea might be obvious, there are many factors to consider: How big should it be? What about shape and depth? Are there any special design features you’d like? A mix of simple rectangular design and a flat…
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What to Consider When Making Big Changes to Your Land

Contributed Post Making changes to your land, whether it’s land that belongs to your or your business, is a big undertaking. You have to give plenty of thought to what you might do and the kind of impact it might have. Planning and consideration are key because there are always things that can go wrong. Here are some of the main things you should consider when you want to make big changes to your land. Don’t Overestimate the Size and Space You Have to Work With First of all, you need to make sure that you don’t make the mistake of overestimating the size and space you have to work with. This is something that many people do when they are aiming to make big…
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