How to Hire an Employee

Hiring an employee is no longer just a matter of how good you look on paper. Employers are looking for the total package, a candidate who excels in multiple areas, has excellent interview skills and can demonstrate that their presence will benefit the company and work with the existing company dynamic. Create a job description Make a list of the necessary skills, work experience as well as preferred personality traits that will be required for the job. Do not hesitate to make this list as detailed as it needs to be so that candidates can be quickly narrowed down during the application process. Create an advertisement for the job vacancy When creating an advertisement for an employee, include a description of the company and a mission statement. The advertisement must also include mandatory...

How to Build a Rammed Earth House

Everyone wants to save money. When deciding to build your own home, you could strongly consider a rammed earth house. This technology has been around for thousands of years. Some of the greatest lasting structures have been created using this technique, which is quite cost effective and environment friendly. Rammed earth homes have their outer walls made of condensed earth and clay. They are pounded or “rammed” down into a dense hard material. You can then stucco, paint it, or leave it natural.   Required Materials Low-grade brick-layering loam Rebar Cement Sand Water Rail ties Hand-pounder (mechanical vibrator if one of appropriate size can be found) Large saw Drill with bolt-removing bit Tape measure Pencil/paper Instructions You’ll first need to set up the site....

How to Build a House

It’s everyone’s dream to build a house. Everyone wants to own their own plot of land and design their dream home so they can live out their lives in comfort and style. When you build your own home, you get the chance to specify every little detail you want in that house. A few things that we must be aware of are city zoning. You cant build a house in an industrial district. There are a lot of steps needed to take before we start chopping wood and clearing away to pour the foundation of our dream home. Required Materials/Tools A camera to document the process Architect Contractors and subcontractors Find out the regulations, permits, and codes Instructions First we need to find out where we are going to build the house. After you purchase the lot to build the home, you then need...