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2015 NORTHCOAST 99 AWARDS
Hear the great workplace stories of 99 companies creating the kind of environments where talented employees can thrive.
The Winner's List
Winners at Work
We put Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs to the challenge of giving us their best 50-word elevator pitches. Here are a few of the best.
Top executives of the four 10-time winners of the NorthCoast 99 reflect on leadership.
Cleveland Clinic, Joe Cabral on Investing in People
Jennings Center for Older Adults, Allison Salopeck on Leading Through Challenges
Skoda Minotti, Greg Skoda on Nurturing Leaders
Pomerene Hospital, Tony Snyder on Workplaces with Meaning
Put Your Workplace to the Test
Find out how your company is doing in developing top talent and creating a great workplace.
Get a look at the three top-scoring companies — TSG Resources, Benesch and Cuini & Panichi.
TSG Resources, large organization
Benesch, midsize organization
Ciuni & Panichi, small organization
Stereotypes abound about millennials in the workplace. But how much do the generations really differ from each other on the job?
Meet the 11 first-time NorthCoast 99 winners through the personal stories of their employees.
1 EDI Source, Michael Snyder, lead software developer and software architect
Automation Tool & Die, Dan Carter, quality assurance manager
Budget Dumpster, Marian Horvath, collections coordinator
FIT Technologies, Fred Franks, chief information officer
Hartville Pet Insurance Group, Devin Myers, veterinarian service representative
Koinonia, Jessica Taylor, community resource manager
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, John Corn, training and development program manager
PolyOne, Jennifer Prugh, director of strategic insights
The Anderson-DuBose Company, Ray Shapiro, operations assistant
Turner Construction Company, Cliff Kazmierczak, vice president and project executive
Willory, Bob Haas, staffing and sales manager
What Funding Source is Right For You?
Follow these steps through the minefield of finding the right investor.
Show 'Em the Money
Here's what NorthCoast 99-winning companies say they're doing to create a competitive compensation program.
Shades of Great
Three NorthCoast 99 winners demonstrate how diversity fuels a great workplace.
Special Awards - Workplace and Community Impact
These four winning companies are creating workplaces that are a force for good.
Akron Children's Hospital
The Cleveland Foundation
The Garland Company
These four NorthCoast 99 winners get top marks for employee recognition.
By the Numbers
Priceline co-founder Jeff Hoffman is making Northeast Ohio his part-time home as he fosters Akron's next generation of entrepreneurs.
Who will be crowned the king of corporate rock? Company bands throughout the U.S. face off at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Playoff.
Rate My Debate
Local political pro John Green grades the recent showing of three Republican candidates as they prep for round two.
MetroHealth is going grassroots to generate new ideas for better care.
Brandon Chrostowski is narrowing the labor gap by turning underdogs into top performers.
On the Record
Vince Slusarz is betting on the resurgence of vinyl with his Gotta Groove Records, and that wager is paying off.
PLAYERS | Upper Executive Appointments in Northeast Ohio
ONE TO WATCH
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Even a desk job at an accounting firm can be like a day at the amusement park.
A Lake on Fire
Edgewater's on the upswing and the Flats are the new hot waterfront, but what Lake Erie really needs is a solution to its bacteria and algae problems.
Aloha to Paid Time Off
A handful of companies are offering unlimited paid time off with good results. Maybe it's time for employers to send traditional PTO policies on vacation.
Anil Makhija and the National Center for the Middle Market shine a light on a largely overlooked sector of the U.S. economy.
Ohio's Middle Market Defined
Beachwood's Master Plan
A city with an already impressive track record is working to become even more desirable.
The open enrollment period starting Nov. 1 will have a greater impact on individuals than on businesses, but there are still good reasons for companies to pay attention.
Sustainable Cleveland 2019's upcoming summit dreams of a green future and puts plans in place to achieve it.
Back to School
Jergens Inc. has found a novel way to introduce high school students to manufacturing careers by bringing a classroom and teacher right into its facility.
The arrival of the Industrial Asset Management Council's Fall Forum isn't just a coup for meeting planners. It's a chance to highlight Cleveland's industrial assets to investors.