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Pittsburgh’s philanthropic sector drives community change as nonprofits evolve

An in-depth look at how Pittsburgh foundations and nonprofits interact with each other and the community at large.

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Comtech Industries and Dean Grose test the status quo

Comtech Industries is known for its innovative products that find new solutions for marketplace challenges. Discover how the company encourages this with the right people and processes.

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A new playbookOberg Industries switches gears with a workforce dedicated to new markets

Oberg Industries has jumped into new markets, but Dave Bonvenuto says the biggest differentiator was a talented workforce dedicated to the change — thanks to its apprenticeship program.

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Make the right movesEsmark and Jim Bouchard manage through the difficult times

Commodities like oil and steel are down, so Jim Bouchard is using all available tools to stay profitable and be ready for better days.

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Insights

How to use incentives to maximize your workplace wellness program

Chronic conditions are causing increased concern among employers regarding the impact on the cost of employer-sponsored health benefits and employee productivity.

Payments fraud: How to make sure your business — and customers — is protected

Now, more than ever, it’s essential for businesses to implement new and improved fraud-prevention models.

How to spot hidden fees in retirement plans, which drag performance down

Hidden fees are not only common; they essentially help run the entire retirement plan services industry. But these fees aren’t easy to find, even for the trained professional in the industry, let alone a busy business owner or manager.

How to weigh the pros and cons of self-funded vs. fully insured health plans

For companies that must deal with how best to handle health insurance costs, there’s a decision that needs to be made fairly early in the process. Should a company choose to be fully insured, or should it opt to be self-insured?

How the foreign currency environment breaks the rule

The fifth annual Chase Business Leaders Outlook survey shows growing optimism about the national economy, but that confidence drops when looking outside of U.S. borders — at least in the near term.