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The Columbus Metropolitan Library turns the page to better serve customers

The Columbus Metropolitan Library and Patrick Losinski shifted focus to create more value and better serve the community.

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The Medical Mutual 2016 Pillar Award for Community Service

The Pillar Award for Community Service was developed to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Central Ohio a better place to live. Meet the 2016 honorees.

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Reframing the perceptionThe Strait & Lamp Group educates to find the right personnel

Strait & Lamp Group President Steven Arnold says it’s not hard to fill positions at the building materials company, but it is hard to find people who want to stick around.

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Rising to the topHow local business executives lead their organizations to success

Top leaders who have recently been inducted into the Central Ohio Business of Fame or won awards through Smart 50 and Smart Women share lessons about leadership.

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Give your employees the right tools for remote technology access

If your company doesn’t have a mobility solution, your employees — who now have mobile devices on them at all times — will be less productive. And if it’s a hassle for staff to remotely access documents and processes, delays can transfer to waiting customers. Blue Technologies' Heather Stump talks about business mobility needs and how employers can find the best-fit technology

Consultants augment staff, transcend politics to achieve results

Some companies struggle to effectively reach their performance, project or critical initiative goals after a staff reduction, says Sequent's Beth Thomas. That’s where consultants come in. They offer a point-in-time solution to a problem, often transcending office politics, without adding to overhead.

Why you need to take caution when using independent contractors

As independent contractors continue to become a bigger part of the American workforce, the Department of Labor (DOL) is investing more time and energy to make sure companies follow the law when it comes to classifying these workers. Timothy J. Gallagher, of Kegler Brown, shares what companies should know before utilizing independent contractors.

Monetizing managed care in Ohio workers’ compensation

Service is an obvious factor when considering a managed care organization, but the financial impact of the MCO should drive the decision. Quinn Guist, president of CompManagement Health Systems, explains.

How to help employees manage their chronic health conditions

Chronic health conditions are some of the most costly causes of death in this country, but many are very preventable, says Veronica Hawkins of Medical Mutual. Learn about the programs being offered in the market to help people manage their chronic health conditions, and how organizations can benefit as well.