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2020 Smart Culture AwardsMatching talent with top opportunity starts with great culture

Today’s competitive recruitment environment makes culture more important than ever to attract and retain top talent. It’s arguably the biggest marketing tool for enticing candidates to join your business. 

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Lorain County Community CollegeMarcia Ballinger embraces LCCC’s role as an economic driver for the region

Lorain County County Community College is working with NEO business leaders to develop curriculum that fits the needs of tomorrow's workforce.

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CrossCountry Mortgage LLCCrossCountry Mortgage is poised for greatness in the 2020s

Ronald J. Leonhardt Jr. brings a competitive spirit to his work at CrossCountry Mortgage, much of which stems from his time playing football at Baldwin Wallace University.

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2019 Pillar Award for Community ServiceUnited for our communities

The Pillar Award for Community Service was developed by Smart Business and Medical Mutual to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Northeast Ohio a better place to live.

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Explore operations to rein in expenses, map a path forward

Clark Schaefer Hackett's Phil Hurak talks about how businesses can explore operations to both reduce expenses and begin to plot a path forward.

How to remain efficient and productive when working remotely

There have been snags making the transition to an almost entirely remote working situation, some of which could have been avoided by the implementation of a tested business continuity or disaster recovery plan, says EOX Vantage's Sudhir Achar.

How managed print services can help avoid disruption, save money

Many companies, in a very short time, have had to facilitate work-from- home arrangements as they adjust to government restrictions put in place to protect people from the coronavirus. And many of them still have printing needs to be met, says Blue Technologies Matt White.

A look at PPP forgiveness, staying afloat in rough markets

Businesses awarded the PPP loan now have many questions regarding loan forgiveness and repayment. And just about every business is looking for the best way to stay above water as markets reopen and begin to recover, says First Federal Lakewood Chief Lending Officer Kurt Kappa.

How to inventory threats to build critical IT defenses

The recent increase of remote employees has added a layer of risk for businesses. Now is a good time to perform a risk assessment to ensure critical data and networks are secure, says Brian Garland, a manager at Rea & Associates.

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