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In good handsThe Whitestone Group seizes opportunities with a can-do attitude

With a simple idea 16 years ago, John D. Clark Sr. has turned The Whitestone Group Inc. into a multi-million dollar business with 1,400 employees, thanks to hard work, word of mouth and a strong reputation.

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Smart Women: Driving internal change through innovation

The Smart Women breakfast and awards will be Sept. 1. Check out the dynamic panelists who will discuss intrapreneurship, as well as the 19 award winners being honored for their achievements.

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No time to relaxRenier Construction stays vigilant to ensure customers become friends

Knowing how to treat people and cultivating long-term relationships are the keys to Renier Construction Co.’s evolution as a company — and a reflection of Bill Heifner as a business leader.

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The spirit withinCharley Shin develops the people at Charleys Philly Steaks, Bibibop

Charley Shin and his leadership team have stayed true to their beliefs for nearly 560 Charleys and nine Bibibop restaurants, over the test of time.

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Why having the right classifications is so critical

CompManagement's Jarred Post, explains how manual classifications are assigned in Ohio and what an employer should be reporting regarding its payroll.

How organizations can spend less on high-cost specialty drugs

The cost of specialty drugs continues to rise. In fact, it almost doubled from 2003 to 2014. Amber Hulme of Medical Mutual talks about the importance of having programs in place to control spending on these expensive, specialty drugs, and what steps organizations can take that will make the biggest impact.

Employee engagement: The best kept secret that all top companies know

What do powerful brands and successful companies have in common? They are investing in employee engagement as one of their top strategic initiatives. Sequent's Beth Thomas discusses the importance of employee engagement.

How to marry hardware and software for smoother day-to-day operations

The market for technology has changed, but employers don’t see hardware and software coming together as one total solution. Blue Technologies' Curtis Verhoff discusses how to pair software solutions with your hardware to boost your efficiency, cost savings, ease of use and more.

How to choose an auditor for the short- and long-term

During an audit, it’s essential that the auditor and the client communicate freely, exchanging ideas on how to address issues that arise, says J.W. Wilson of Clarus Partners. Here's what to consider when choosing an auditor, the process of selecting an auditor and how to gauge the auditor’s performance.