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Who to Watch: Pittsburgh

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

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Who to Watch: Pittsburgh

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21 organizations demonstrate the keys to longevity

21 organizations in the Pittsburgh region share how they adapt to changing times and explain how culture factors into their business longevity.

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21 organizations demonstrate the keys to longevity

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Accountability for allParis Cos. exceeds expectations by finding a better way

Over the past 38 years, Paris Cos. has increased its revenue every year with only organic growth by focusing on the future and creating a culture of accountability.

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Paris Cos. exceeds expectations by finding a better...

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Smart 50Celebrating the area’s top executives

Congratulations to Pittsburgh’s Smart 50, as the top executives in the class of 2016 strengthen the region and contribute to its economic success.

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Celebrating the area’s top executives

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How to achieve a successful employee benefits strategy

With today's employee benefits, employers need to evaluate the level and expertise of service when it comes to risk management, creative solutions, consulting and compliance. Michael Galardini, of JRG Advisors, shares how organizations need to take a strategic approach to employee benefits.

Take two laps and call me in the morning

Physicians are now sending employees to coaching programs and online tools for stress management, maternity support, weight loss, high blood pressure and chronic back pain. Dr. Michael Parkinson, senior medical director of UPMC Health Plan and UPMC WorkPartners, discusses how doctors aren’t just prescribing medications anymore.

Study the landscape to find, face common business challenges

In the business world, there are threats around every corner, and in some ways, the level of volatility has increased in recent years, says Jim Altman of Huntington Bank. Here's what companies need to know about areas of volatility and how to move smoothly through them.

Top risk and insurance concerns when negotiating an acquisition or merger

Typically, risk management and insurance due diligence doesn’t kill a deal. But it can help buyers negotiate a lower price, a larger escrow fund or earn-out, or require a letter of credit for assuming certain risks. Tony DeRiggi of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares a few factors that need to be discussed before you close the deal.

Browse, point, click: Embrace today’s benefits technology

Now, more than ever, employees want the convenience of shopping for benefits online utilizing smartphones and tablets. JRG Advisors' Ron Smuch says it's past time to embrace employee benefits technology.