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2018 Pillar Award for Community Service

For nearly a decade, Smart Business has honored many great companies and organizations whose employees have gone above and beyond to invest their time and resources in supporting their community.

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2018 Pillar Award for Community Service

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The chief ingredientsWhite Castle balances seasoned success with fresh ideas

Beef consumption is declining. So, what does that mean for White Castle System Inc., the king of the slider? Find out from new CEO Lisa Ingram.

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It all adds upHuntington Bank grows stronger with FirstMerit folded into its operations

Steve Steinour has been involved in more than 30 mergers and acquisitions over the course of his career. But Huntington Bank’s acquisition of FirstMerit Corp. last year for $3.4 billion was the largest in the bank’s history.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

Every entrepreneur takes a different path to achieve success, but they all share some common traits: confidence, a willingness to take risks and the ability to see a need that other people didn’t even realize existed.

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Don’t become part of the statistic — reduce new hire injuries

Doug Newman, senior risk services analyst at CompManagement, offers an overview on the importance of new employee training and what should be included.

Tips on how to prevent, respond to and recover from workplace violence

CompManagement's Cassy Taylor talks about how employers can prevent, respond to and recover from workplace violence incidents.

Address safety in your workplace with a safety committee

Doug Newman, senior risk services consultant at CompManagement, explains some of the key components of a safety committee.

What Ohio employers need to know now that medical marijuana is legal

Stephanie McCloud, government/industry relations counsel at CompManagement, talks about Ohio's medical marijuana laws and what employers should do now.

Close the leadership gap with a knowledge transfer strategy

The rapid pace of baby boomers retiring has threatened the transfer of organizational knowledge from one generation to the next. That’s forcing many companies to address the growing gap in their leadership pipeline. Sequent's Midge Streeter discusses organizational leadership trends and how companies can prepare and retain its next generation of leaders.