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Northeast Ohio’s 2016 Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

For the third year, Corporate College and Cuyahoga Community College announces its Smart 50 Awards, presented by Smart Business. This year's field is exceptional.

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Brown and CaldwellCraig Goehring has helped Brown and Caldwell find success in the virtual realm

Craig Goehring is a professional engineer and a student of leadership. Both skills have been put to the test in recent years as he has steadily changed the organizational structure of Brown and Caldwell.

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Always about the peopleJohn Stanik uses experience to help changes go down at Ampco-Pittsburgh

New chapter, similar story: that’s how you might describe CEO John Stanik’s first year leading Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. Here’s how Stanik has helped better position Ampco for today and tomorrow.

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The best of bothPost-sale, WP Glimcher and Michael Glimcher put the pieces together

But once the deal between Glimcher Realty Trust and Washington Prime Group Inc. went through, the hard work began — the integration of these two companies.

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Inkjet vs. laser: Are you using the right printers to reduce business inefficiencies?

Do you know how many printers your company owns? Do you know if they are inkjets or laser printers? Do you know the difference between the two? If you can’t answer yes or don’t know, it’s time to take action, says Matt White of Blue Technologies.

Technology provides new insights for employer claims advocacy

Business owners don’t have the time or skills to investigate questionable workers’ compensation or general liability claims. You need someone to fight on your behalf, says Kerry Stafford of Arthur J. Gallagher. Find out about claims advocacy, including how technology is helping uncover the truth.

What foreign companies should consider before setting up in the US

There are many foreign companies that would like to establish a presence in the U.S. But before doing so, there’s a lot to consider. That's why it’s important to think through your decisions and processes early, in order to function well in the marketplace, says Sequent's William F. Hutter.

What you need to know about IRS changes to HSA/HDHP limits

Health savings accounts (HSAs) have become one of the more popular spending accounts for both employees and employers. JRG Advisors' Frances Horn explains how HSAs typically work within high-deductible health plans and how recent IRS changes will affect that in 2017.

Clearing up misconceptions surrounding the WOTC

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit incentivizes employers to hire people from target groups who face barriers to employment. Still, companies balk because they’re concerned about being accused of discrimination, the administrative requirements or the credit's renewal. Terracina Maxwell of Clarus Solutions discusses why employers should give it a second look.