Mind Your Business (MYB) was honored to be featured in Capital at Play Magazine’s August Issue.  In the article Karen Caruso, Founder/CEO of MYB, discusses how she got her start in the background screening industry and her experience with government contracting. Karen says, “Most people in WNC are surprised to learn that a company like…

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This month, MYB added background screening industry sales and marketing veteran, John Lawrence to our team. John will serve as Chief Revenue Officer and manage all sales, marketing, and customer success personnel and activities. John was most recently Chief Marketing Officer for investigative data provider, Tracers Information Specialists, Inc. (Tracers). Prior to that, John served…

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In today’s instant gratification economy, it’s easy to see the allure of the “instant” background check. However, good things come to those who wait. An instant background check could do more harm than good by putting your business, employees, and customers at risk. Myth: An instant background check provides the information to make a good…

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February brings Valentine’s Day and the notion of love to all things. As we ease into the new year, now is the perfect time to show your business some TLC by outsourcing key tasks to the experienced professionals at MYB, Inc. Our trained experts can execute with ease many of the time-consuming duties that consume…

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Last month, Kansis City voted to take salary history off applications for city jobs. According to KCTV, the decision came after about a dozen women’s groups came together to ask the city to stop collecting salary history in the hiring process. They claimed that “not asking for pay history is the fair, right thing to…

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According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 38% of employers have lost a candidate because they had a negative experience with their background check. However, less than half of HR managers who conduct background checks have tested their background check experience themselves. And when employers do test their process, they identify a less than ideal candidate experience,…

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as always — the previous year, both for us here at MYB and also the employment screening industry overall. Industry Issues The ban-the-box movement continued to spread, as more cities and states passed legislation preventing employers from discriminating against job applicants with criminal records. 24 states and over 150 cities and counties have now implemented such legislation. The…

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have been increased. The minimum penalty imposed by the Justice Department for the unlawful employment of immigrant workers will rise from $375 to $539, while the maximum fine will go from $3,200 to $4,313. Violators facing multiple charges will be subject to a new maximum penalty of $21,563. The most significant increase is for mistakes…

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NAPBS Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference kicks off in Washington D.C. The event focuses on regulation, legislation, education, and compliance related to the background screening industry, as well as offering networking opportunities for background screening professionals. Following the formal opening ceremony on Sunday, Monday’s schedule is packed with educational sessions. Content includes discussion around recent…

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