Poet, activist, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes said, “I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.” For a jazz poet and innovator like Hughes, there were surely any number of places he wished to go, and went. He invites us to go, also. The key phrase being, “… if you really want to go.”
In times of escalating privacy and data breaches, customers expect every business — large or small — to take the necessary precautions to protect their sensitive personal information. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) advises business owners to proactively address customer anxiety and take steps to both prevent and prepare for a security breach. The BBB has endorsed the Online Trust Alliance’s (OTA) Data Protection and Breach Readiness Guide, recently updated for 2012
Newly engaged, and with her fiancé stationed halfway across the country in the Army, Sola wanted nothing more than to get out of Minnesota and get her life’s next chapter underway. She consulted me for some resume help and my strongest message fell on deaf ears: Don’t quit your job yet, I told her. She sent out her resume, interviewed twice and promptly gave two weeks’ notice to quit her job.
The market for counterfeit luxury items is wide and deep, covering everything from jewelry and perfume to handbags and sunglasses. Bargain-hunters should check out the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota’s (BBB) advice on avoiding web-based rip-off schemes before looking online for name-brand items at discount prices.
According to a report by the Department of Homeland Security, the total domestic value of merchandise seized during fiscal 2011 was $78.3 million; an amount that would have had a value of $1.11 billion had it been legitimate.
Minnesota Department of Commerce alleges travel insurance was sold improperly on Travelocity.com
The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced today that 81,970 Minnesota consumers who purchased travel insurance on Travelocity.com between June 1, 2009 and January 24, 2012 will receive nearly $2.5 million in refunds.