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Plant Construction Co. LPChris Rivielle has taken a different approach to employee development at Plant...

Rivielle liked a lot of what he saw when he became CEO at Plant Construction, but felt there were still some areas to improve. He wanted to create a culture where employees would have a deeper understanding of how things work in the business.

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A case for commercializationThe Ohio State University builds bridges from research to industry

The Ohio State University is a tremendous resource in terms of research and thought leaders that help businesses grow and thrive. The challenge, however, can be getting that research into the hands of companies.

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue ShieldSmart Women 2016: Redefining success every step of the way

Success doesn’t just show up at the door. That’s why one of our strongest commitments is giving women the tools they need to go get it.

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A new dayThe Allegheny County Airport Authority ignites under Cassotis’ leadership

CEO Christina Cassotis' enthusiasm and drive has pumped new life into the Allegheny County Airport Authority. Here’s how she has shed new light on the future.

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How employers can save money with best-in-class health plan design

One of the best ways to control your health costs and trends is through your plan design. That’s why a self-funded environment provides an advantage for employers, says Mark Haegele of HealthLink.

How to encourage healthier behavior in your employees

Employees are a company’s greatest assets — but their health issues can dramatically affect the workplace and a company's bottom line. Employees who aren’t healthy have lower productivity and higher health costs. That's why HealthLink's Carla M. Flamm says you need to know how to talk to your employees about their health.

How to use the SBA for business acquisition financing

The flexible collateralization standards associated with SBA loans is just one reason why a business owner should consider an SBA loan for a change of ownership or business acquisition, over a conventional loan. Ridgestone Bank's Mitch Kendall shares more reasons here.

Know your rights and obligations under the HIPAA Privacy Rule

The HIPAA Privacy Rule is very complex — partially due to the fact that it regulates three very different types of organizations (defined as covered entities), and the rules related to each vary. Amy Broadbent of JRG Advisors talks about the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and how it impacts your business and workforce.

How to get the word out about EAPs, which traditionally are under used

Employee Assistance Programs have a long history of success in helping employers and employees tackle complicated and difficult problems. And, yet, EAPs remain an under-used resource for many employees. LifeSolutions' James Kinville gives ways employers can make employees more aware of EAPs and take advantage of their services.