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Talent Driven2017 Smart Culture Awards

These 28 Northeast Ohio Smart Culture honorees have the sustainable advantage of cultures that deliver results that impact their bottom line.

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Out on the EdgeCleveland Technology Awards 2017

Introducing the inaugural class of Cleveland Technology Award honorees. These scrappy startups, established technology firm leaders and implementers of technology demonstrate the new horizon.

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Oswald CompaniesThe 2017 Evolution of Manufacturing Awards

The 2017 Evolution of Manufacturing Award honorees exemplify the energy and focus it takes to conquer all fronts in these emerging risks. The revolution has already begun; the evolution is up to us. 

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Who To Watch Northeast Ohio

A look at the men and women poised to shape the Northeast Ohio region in 2017 and beyond.

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Insights

Open dialogue, respect are key to working well with municipalities

Municipal leaders must evaluate a number of factors when faced with a company pursuing a development project within their borders, says Charles A. Nemer, a Principal at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman. Business leaders who are willing to work with the community to address these details in a constructive fashion demonstrate a level of respect that can often help it move forward more quickly.

The cost of employment lawsuits and how to avoid them

It is essential that employers have good HR policies in place that protect the company against lawsuits, says Kellee Perez, an Account Executive at Benefit Innovations Group.

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.

Relationships are critical to companies that rely on staffing firms

Employers that have struggled to build a strong relationship with companies in the staffing industry should analyze the net promoter scores (NPS) of the firms they have used, says James Krouse, Director of Marketing and Communication at Nesco Resource.

Steps employers can take to bridge the work-skills gap

The work-skills gap is the difference between the skills employers need from a workforce and the skills the available workforce has. Jason Abbott, director of workforce development at Cuyahoga Community College’s Workforce Economic Development Division at the Advanced Technology Training Center, says that gap is stunting economic growth in industry sectors and the overall economy because companies aren’t operating at full potential.