Archive for December 2011

Seasons Greetings from MYB

Mind Your Business would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Seasons Greetings and a prosperous New Year! 2011 has been a fantastic year, and we are looking forward to the challenges and successes that 2012 will bring. ]]>

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Almost a third of Americans arrested by the age of 23

New York Times this week claims that almost a third (30.2%) of Americans have been arrested by the age of 23. Had you been posed such a question, what would your guess have been? No doubt a lower number than this. “This estimate provides a real sense that the proportion of people who have criminal…

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Student drug testing plans continue in Ohio

moving ahead with plans to develop a drug-testing policy, but whether there is enough support to produce a draft plan or implement it will depend on what emerges. Ohio is one of many states who have started implementing student drug testing. Although not popular among the youth, the justification of drug testing is pointed out…

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Employment in North Carolina in trouble

remain high, things are looking bleak for a lot of people. The N.C. Budget and Tax Center reports that more 500,000 jobs would have to be created in North Carolina to bring the state back pre-recession employment levels. Almost half the unemployed workers nationwide have been looking for a job for more than six months.…

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Panhandlers in NC may face a background check

pay $20 a month. Under the proposed rules, panhandlers would be required to get a permit every 30 days through the sheriff’s office. The first month’s permit would be free, but panhandlers would pay $20 for each subsequent permit. “It’s just gotten way out of hand,” said Marlene Hill, executive director of the Greater Cleveland…

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B2B tips in social media: MYB now on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter), we certainly understand how difficult it can be. We’re trying to reach businesses, brands and decision makers – so the user-orientated character of social media is a hurdle that all B2B’s need to overcome. While it’s a little harder for us than your average B2C company, it also has it advantages…

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