In a recent study by Hloom, education was shown to be the #1 topic people lie about on their resume. In fact, 5 of the top 10 lies reported were all related to education history: college graduated from (#1), academic degree (#3), college major (#4), GPA (#5), college minor (#8). Perhaps even more surprising is that just…

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Last month, we were proud to announce that Mind Your Business, Inc. has been listed by Inc Magazine as one of the top 5000 fastest growing businesses in America! The positive response from our clients and partners has been incredible. In just one example of the recognition, we’re honored to have been featured by one of our…

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Earlier this month, the Washington Fair Chance Act took effect and implemented ‘ban the box‘ protections for job applicants with criminal records seeking employment in the state of Washington. Now, all west coast states, and some west coast cities (such as Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle), have ‘ban the box’ laws. The new legislation prohibits both private and…

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Kansas Governer Jeff Colyer signed an executive order earlier this month ‘banning the box‘ for state agencies. The order issued by Colyer will stop applications for executive branch jobs from asking about criminal history. Applicants may still be asked about criminal history further in the hiring process. “Studies have shown that gainful employment is a…

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With California’s legalization of recreational cannabis this year, state lawmakers continue to push legislation that normalizes cannabis use. State Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, wants to see that normalization extended to the workplace through protections for employees who use cannabis for medical purposes. Eleven states have employment laws protecting medical cannabis patients against employment discrimination. California is…

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We’re incredibly proud of our CEO, Karen Caruso, and our entire team for being a 2018 Sky High Growth Award Recipient. The Sky High Growth Awards event recognizes the fastest growing small businesses for the year. What a year it’s been for MYB – and there’s more to come!

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The year 2030 marks an important demographic turning point in U.S. history according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 National Population Projections. By 2030, all baby boomers will be older than age 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that 1 in every 5 residents will be retirement age. “The aging of…

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It was almost five years ago when California passed ‘ban the box‘ legislation that applied to public state agencies, cities, and counties. Now, the private sector has followed suit. California has become the 10th state to require private-sector employers to ‘ban the box’ on employment applications asking about applicants’ criminal conviction histories. with Governor Jerry…

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A proposal to strengthen background checks for ride-share drivers, such as those who drive for services like Uber and Lyft, was recently released by the California Public Utilities Commission on their website. The proposal sets forth three enhancements: It requires that the background check companies that ride-sharing companies use be accredited by the Background Screening Credentialing…

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