Tips & Tools from our Bookmark Files
We're cleaning out our bookmark file and passing along a grab bag of useful tools, reference sites, apps and tips.
Bullhorn Reach - Social Recruiting Software helps recruiters source and recruit high quality talent quickly and effectively. By leveraging the social recruiting tools offered through Bullhorn Reach, recruiters can easily broadcast open jobs across social media channels, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, and monitor the activity of their social media connections to identify early movers. Bullhorn Reach also enables recruiters to engage as thought leaders with their social connections, build their personal brands online, and increase their visibility as social recruiting experts.
ASLU - American Sign Language University - A sign language resource site for ASL students and teachers. Here you will find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing.
RFP for Outside Counsel - Handy guide if you need to hire a law firm.
National Center for the Victims of Crime - Dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime and to helping victims of crime rebuild their lives.
OSHA's Heat Safety App - A smartphone app for outdoor workers & supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers. Then, with a simple "click," get reminders about the protective measures that should be taken at that risk level to protect workers from heat-related illness-reminders about drinking enough fluids, scheduling rest breaks, planning for and knowing what to do in an emergency, adjusting work operations, gradually building up the workload for new workers, training on heat illness signs and symptoms, and monitoring each other for signs and symptoms of heat-related illness.
State-by-State Guide to U.S. Marijuana Legislation - Click the preview pane for a grid of states
Free Online Image Editor - Resize or crop photos, create or resize gifs; add borders, overlays, special effects
Sworkit - the app for working out anywhere. Simply choose what part of your body to focus on and how long you have. Sworkit will create a custom circuit training workout using just your bodyweight.
LastPass - a password management service available in both free and premium versions. This popular service bills itself as "the last password you have to remember."
justdelete.me - Many web services make it difficult to find how to delete your account. JustDelete.me aims to be a directory of urls to enable you to easily delete your account from web services. The site tells you if it is easy, hard or impossible to delete your account.
Free Conference Call - Free conference calling is simple and easy to use, requiring only an e-mail address to receive an instant account. Once you enter your e-mail address, you will be instantaneously provided with a dial-in number and Meeting ID for immediate phone conferencing. Your teleconferencing line is available to you 24/7 and there is no need to schedule or make reservations. Each call accommodates 1,000 callers on an unlimited number of 6 hour free conference calls.
DuckDuckGo - an Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the "filter bubble" of personalized search results.
Is It Better to Rent or Buy? - The choice between buying a home and renting one is among the biggest financial decisions that many adults make. But the costs of buying are more varied and complicated than for renting, making it hard to tell which is a better deal. The NY Times offers an excellent calculator that takes the most important costs associated with buying a house and computes the equivalent monthly rent.
Local Harvest - eat fresh - find a Farmer's Market near you.
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