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Top 12 posts of 2011 from the MYB blog

So with a post for each month, here are our top posts of 2011: January: One of our earliest posts in 2011 discussed how several states were considering introducing drug tests for those on welfare. What a massive topic of debate this has turned out to be over the last year: February: This month saw our five-post explanation of NAPBS, and the relationship we have with them: March: Founder and CEO of Mind Your Business Karen Caruso was selected as 2011 North Carolina Small Business Person of the Year. A fantastic source of pride and achievement for both Karen and MYB: April: An explanation of why, and how, employers will check references as part of the pre-employment screening process: May: Have you ever considered as to why drug testing is so important in the workplace? Find out in a excellent post we published back in May: June: Taking a look at why background checks are performed, and what it is that employers are really looking for: July: When you hear “background checks”, what type of check comes to mind? There are many different types of background check, and July saw a great post explaining all about them: August: We discussed what it is that makes a women-owned small business extraordinary: September: Mind Your Business entered into the world of social media, and created a Facebook fan page. Three months on, and we can also be found on Twitter and LinkedIn: October: Karen Caruso had the honor to meet Barack Obama in October, as the President started a bus tour promoting his jobs bill with a visit to Asheville: November: We delved into the history books for this one, coming up with a blog post on the history of drug testing and how it has progressed over the last few generations: December: As we headed towards Christmas, we published a post with some great advice on how to protect yourself and your business over the holiday period:

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This is our top list, but what about you? Which was your favorite blog post over the past 12 months?


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