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2017 Business Longevity Awards

This year’s Business Longevity Award honorees are proof that hard work and a commitment to excellence can pay off. These 44 companies were built on timeless values and principles that set the stage for generations of economic achievement.

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2017 Business Longevity Awards

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

An entrepreneur is someone who bounds into the unknown, creating the future. They are visionaries who launch and reimagine businesses, employ millions and endow their communities, leaving legacies of accomplishment and enrichment.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Celebrate the dynamic entrepreneurs who are propelling us forward toward a brighter future, including these winners and finalists from Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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DLZ Corp. focuses in the right direction under consistent leadership

Chairman and CEO Vikram “Raj” Rajadhyaksha’s attitude toward risk has changed since he cashed in his retirement to buy the company, but he’s ensured DLZ Corp. remains unwavering in its approach to the work, the employees and more.

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Demand is growing in the captioning and court reporting profession

According to a recent National Court Reporters Association survey that looked at the trends affecting job opportunities in the profession, it’s expected there will be 5,500 job openings available in the field across the country in the next five years, says Cuyahoga Community College's Kelly Moranz, CRI.

Work with your bank to assess your company heading into 2018

As we slip into the fourth quarter to wind down 2017, it’s time to start planning for the year ahead. When it comes to running a successful business, there are many factors to consider, such as staffing needs, making improvements to operational procedures and addressing your company’s finances. That’s where your bank comes in, says Northwest Bank's Adrian Pasquale.

Say ‘thank you’ to employees by wowing them with a great holiday party

Holiday parties are meant to thank employees for all the work they have done throughout the year. It’s also an opportunity for everyone in the company to step out of their work roles and spend time with each other in a social setting, says Rock The House Audio Visual's Matt Radicelli.

Conflict resolution program could be used to resolve workplace issues

Susan C. Stone and Kristina W. Supler, principals at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman, are confident restorative justice is a program that can be effectively used to address harm and conflict in the workplace.

How staffing firms work with HR departments to supercharge recruiting

Human resource management is a complex endeavor that often requires HR managers to make difficult decisions about which tasks to prioritize, says David Lockhart, Executive Vice President at Nesco Resource.