As another year comes to an end, it’s time again for reflection. 2011 was the first full year of the Mind Your Business blog, so what better way to look back at the last twelve months than to pick out our top 12 blog posts?
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:
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?