Blog

Mind Your Business seeks to equip you with the latest information and options for all of your screening needs

Ensure Your Background Checks Are in Compliance with State Laws

This summer, the state of Illinois ruled companies within the state could no longer ask applicants about their salary history. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the law in late July and joined several other states who also have similar measures in place. Currently California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Vermont have similar bans that…
Read More

MYB, Inc. Certified as HUBZone Small Business Concern

On July 16, Hendersonville small business Mind Your Business, Inc. (MYB, Inc.) was certified as a qualified HUBZone small business concern. With the new certification, MYB is now eligible for HUBZone opportunities and is included on the list of qualified HUBZone small business concerns. “We are so pleased to be awarded this certification from the…
Read More

Get Results with Customized Background Checks

With the rise of online background checks available to anyone at anytime, it may appear that background checks are a one-size-fits-all tool. However, the background check industry is filled with new laws, state nuances, and evolving requirements. Relying upon a one-click online option usually generates more questions than answers. That’s why MYB, Inc.’s main focus…
Read More

The MYB Difference in a Background Check

With a background check a necessary part of today’s hiring process, there are an array of options for completing pre-employment screening. With over two decades of experience, MYB is able to combine experience and accreditation with personalized service and care. “A comprehensive background check empowers employers with the appropriate tools to make an informed hiring…
Read More

New York City bans marijuana drug testing

According to a new local bill, Introduction No.1445-A, New York City employers will ban marijuana drug testing. Specifically, the bill “prohibits New York City employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for the presence of any tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, in such prospective employee’s system as a condition of…
Read More

Drug testing positivity rates at highest level in fifteen years

According to the recently released Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index, drug positivity rates for 2018 climbed to the highest level in fifteen years. Positivity rates in the combined U.S. workforce increased nearly five percent in urine drug tests (4.2% in 2017 versus 4.4% in 2018), climbing to the highest level since 2004 (4.5%) and are…
Read More

Colorado poised to ‘ban the box’

Colorado appears poised to join a number of states that prohibit employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history on an initial employment application. On April 30, 2019, the Colorado legislature sent House Bill 19-1025 to Governor Polis’ desk. Assuming Governor Polis signs the Bill, Colorado will join a number of other states and…
Read More

Mind Your Business Inc. achieves background screening credentialing council accreditation

RALEIGH, N.C., 5/9/2019– The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that Mind Your Business Inc. has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited. “I am so incredibly proud of my company for all the hard…
Read More

April 2019 employment: US adds 263,000 jobs

According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States declined to 3.6%. while the economy added 263,000 jobs, in April. The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 3.6 percent in April, the lowest rate since December 1969. Over…
Read More

Uncompromised Accuracy

Contact our team to get a free, custom quote for your specific screening needs. From small businesses to government agencies, MYB has a custom package of solutions for any organization.