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2020 Smart Culture AwardsMatching talent with top opportunity starts with great culture

Today’s competitive recruitment environment makes culture more important than ever to attract and retain top talent. It’s arguably the biggest marketing tool for enticing candidates to join your business. 

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The value of M&A and why you can’t afford to ignore it

Dealmaking plays a critical role in business today — directly and indirectly. Otherwise, you risk falling behind your competitors. You owe it to yourself to build your M&A knowledge and network.

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Go the extra mileKelly Gratz helps g2o celebrate its wins and find a cohesive voice

The new CEO was hired to lead the technology company toward its next iteration. She discusses the 18-month branding effort, which resulted in the name change to g2o.

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Lorain County Community CollegeMarcia Ballinger embraces LCCC’s role as an economic driver for the region

Lorain County County Community College is working with NEO business leaders to develop curriculum that fits the needs of tomorrow's workforce.

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Nonprofits need their community’s trust more than ever

In an era of growing needs and shrinking resources, many nonprofits are starved for support, says Melessa L. Behymer of Brady Ware & Co. Contribution income is the bridge, but organizations must show donors that they are trustworthy.

Four reasons to bring production printing in-house

Consider bringing your marketing and sales printing in-house to provide control, reduce waste, allow on-demand printing and enable more targeted or customized marketing campaigns, says Lauren Hanna of Blue Technologies.

How the Secure Act affects IRA, 401(k) plan holders and beneficiaries

Huntington Bank's Jim Altman explains the Secure Act — some key changes it brings to IRA and 401(k) plans, and what those changes mean for account holders, their beneficiaries and employer sponsors.

The rise of representations and warranty insurance

Rep and warranties insurance is growing more prevalent as it becomes more affordable. Babst Calland's Kevin T. Willis shares how this M&A risk mitigation tool works.

Cash management services should be a factor when selecting a bank

Businesses typically don’t jump arbitrarily from one bank to another. There’s usually a pain point, or a triggering event that causes them to look around, says ERIEBANK's Wesley Gillespie.

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