Building a Non-Profit

A society may be incorporated under the Society Act for any lawful purpose of purposes, such as national, patriotic, religious, philanthropic, charitable, provident, scientific, fraternal, benevolent, artistic, educational, social, professional, agricultural, sporting or other useful purpose.

There are hundreds of non-profit societies that exist in North America. In Canada, societies must use any funds or profits only for the purposes of the society itself. Funds or profits cannot be distributed to a member of the society without the member giving appropriate compensation to the society first. This is where can come in as a valuable tool to ensure that all members of the society have their reputations checked out before they are made members and given responsibility in the areas of finance, fund-raising or filing.

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The Importance of a Background Check

Yasni can save you time, money and give you peace of mind. If you are not careful when hiring someone, your business can suffer. You can end up loosing money to fraud or theft. You can loose important clients or potential new ones, if their customer service skills are lacking. You can also end up taking a lot of your precious time to find a new employee, and in business, time is money. Getting things right the first time, is huge. You can also be held liable for unkown facts.

Secondly, if the person you hire has a drug or alcohol problem, or anger management issues, there might be high employee turnover, job related accidents, or even violence in the workplace. This too, can cost your business both in time and money. You don’t want someone coming in to drive your previously loyal employees or best customers away. Continue reading The Importance of a Background Check

Cyberbullying – Not Just for Children!

According to Wikipedia, Cyberstalkers (cyberbullies/cyberharrasers) “threaten a victim’s earnings, employment, reputation and/or safety using things like Weblogs, industry forums or boards and commercial Web sites.

One of the ways you can protect yourself online is to be active on social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.  If you use these tools to build your reputation, to help those in need and show that you genuinely care about others, people will soon begin to trust and depend on you.  Then, if someone tries to blacken your reputation or write untrue stories about you, your friends and contacts can leap to your defense.

Another way is to add yourself to people search and reputation management tools, such as .
This new tool, launched in 2008, states “So many people are unaware of what personal information is actually available on the Internet, and Yasni offers a fun and exciting way of keeping track of your own and others online reputation.”.

By searching for your profile online, you can see what type of content leads directly to you that people might be using in their efforts to harass you.