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MYB awarded Mountain Area Business Accelerator Grant

We are excited to announce that MYB has been awarded a Mountain Area Business Accelerator Grant from the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board (MAWDB). The Incumbent Worker Training Grant (IWTG) is a competitive, cost reimbursement training grant through which qualifying businesses can address employees’ skills gaps. These skills gaps can be a result of a…

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Employment screening: a look back at 2016

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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Employment screening: a look back at 2015

as always — the great year that both Mind Your Business and the background screening industry have had. There have been significant strides in the employment industry over the past year, with legislation improving employment equality introduced, minimum wage increases, and a reduction in wage theft. Industry Issues It was another emphatic year for the…

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MYB awarded EEO Contracts – We Mind their Business so they don’t have to!

Hendersonville, NC, May 20, 2015 — Last month, Mind Your Business Inc., (MYB), was awarded two new contracts to conduct Administrative Management Inquiries for Federal Government Agencies, and a contract to write Final Agency Decisions for a federal government agency. Headquartered in Hendersonville, N.C., MYB also has an office in Washington, D.C., covering the entire…

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MYB staff attends National 8(a) Winter Conference

Mind Your Business’ acceptance into the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program, a few members of the MYB staff had the opportunity to attend the National 8(a) Winter Conference at the beginning of February. The conference took place in Orlando, Fla., and included seminars on how best to navigate frequently changing policies, ways to…

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3 MYB employees become TSA trusted agents

HENDERSONVILLE, NC — Four MYB employees — Jen Adams, Lauren McIntyre, Sherry Willis, and Antje Owens — have become certified trusted agents for the Transportation Security Administration, and are now contracted with MorphoTrust and Universal Enrollment Services to perform TSA pre-checks, HAZMAT Endorsement (HME) and Transportation Worker Identification Credential(TWIC) enrollment. The TSA is transitioning some of…

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Employment Screening: A look back at 2014

INDUSTRY TRENDS The ban-the-box movement continued to gain traction in more cities and states, and 2014 saw Washington D.C., New Jersey and Delaware pass their own versions of state-wide ban-the-box laws. Now, more than 30 states have some type of laws to protect those with criminal backgrounds and help them to find employment without being…

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MYB CEO completes Goldman Sachs’ ‘10,000 businesses’ program

Hendersonville, N.C., December 17, 2014 — Mind Your Business CEO Karen Caruso has graduated from the “10,000 Small Businesses” course, an exclusive business-management program hosted by the Goldman Sachs Foundation. She was accepted into the program this fall, and completed the curriculum at Babson College, MA. During her time in the program, Caruso attended 100…

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