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Archive for November 2011

Our focus on our customers

“I, Kimberly, wife to Joe owner of ArchAngel (Appliance Repair), met the owner of Mind Your Business Wayyyyy back when she was just beginning her business. I was a cashier at a local grocers and going to police training at the same time. We had a great conversation and I could see how driven, knowledgeable,…

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Identity theft still a key concern

11Alive‘s Blayne Alexander a letter from the Fulton County District Attorney’s office, saying Marielle Fortune had confessed to identity theft. She thought it was over, until she was stopped last Friday because her window tinting was too dark. But instead of a ticket, she was placed under arrest. “He was going to write me a…

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Hagan supports NC small businesses

2nd Annual Small Business Saturday. Similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. “I encourage all North Carolinians to shop at our local small businesses,” said Hagan, a member of the Senate Small Business Committee. “My number one…

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Teens drink bleach in attempt to pass drug test

fox10tv revealed that teens in Alabama are drinking bleach in an attempt to pass drug tests. The effects of drinking bleach can, of course, be deadly, so it is shocking to hear that teenagers are considering this a viable option for trying to stay out of trouble. “As far as kids go, if they fail…

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Five tips for protecting your business

1. Run background checks A key part of ensuring your hires are the type of people you want as a part of your business, it’s important to run a background check. There are many different types of background check, so be sure you are picking the most relevant ones to your business. A background check…

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Payroll declines in 25 states, led by NC

report also showed the jobless rate decreased in 25 states. Nevada continued to lead the nation in unemployment with a rate of 13.4 percent. The economy needs to generate faster sustained job growth to lower unemployment and spur the consumer spending that makes up about 70 percent of the economy. A Labor Department report on…

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New background check law could see teachers fired

Reuters. The law, signed by Governor Tom Corbett in June, went into effect in September and mandates background checks for all employees of public, private and vocational schools. Administrators must notify employees of the law and have them return a form reporting any criminal history by December 27. “Our focus now is on helping our…

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Mind Your Business, Inc. now on Twitter

here! If you’re a follower of our blog, you might recall our post recently declaring our presence on Facebook – and it’s a pleasure to now be expanding our social presence onto Twitter too. Mashable published an interesting post last month on the progress Twitter has made – which proved our move onto the platform as…

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