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Recent Activity
The Columbus Chamber hosted the second installment of its new CEO Insights series on Wednesday, Dec. 4 with Tom Feeney, CEO of Safelite. Feeney engaged an audience of more than 100 Columbus Region business leaders in an intereview conducted by... Continue reading
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Hypnosis Certification Training Whether you want to do the training for fun, to help yourself and others, or as a career, by now, you probably realize that far and away the best way to improve yourself is to begin with... Continue reading
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Leigh’s Legacy Foundation was started in partnership by the family of Leigh LaCour Belyn and Strategies Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) upon her tragic death at the hands of an ex-boyfriend in August 2011. Leigh was just 18 years old. Continue reading
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Written by Tom Matthews, Vice President, Marketing Works The story is an all-too-familiar one An organization faces a high-stakes situation and is thrust into “crisis” communications. Perhaps it is an accident on company property, an inadvertent release of private information,... Continue reading
Columbus Chamber Smart Edge Webinar - OnDemand How to Eliminate Problems Without Creating New Ones Presented by: Julie M. Young, Esq., Employment / HR Attorney, Worley Law, LLC. When faced with the difficult situation of terminating a troublesome employee, there... Continue reading
From CSC blog: Ohio: A Great State To Do Business Ohio has once again been represented as one of the best states to do business, according to Site Selection magazine, and is now ranked as the fourth best state in... Continue reading
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Interns are a short-term and long-term investment. Done right, interns can meet your business needs and add value today. Long-term, internships can be critical to your organization development and workforce planning. Easier said than done. Where, during your fast pace... Continue reading
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We have seen significant merger and acquisition activity in our clients’ industries and expect this trend to continue as 2013 comes to an end. While this is an exciting time filled with new opportunity, it is often one of trepidation for employees, customers and prospects. That’s why it always surprises us when companies engage in a merger or acquisition without having a communication plan and strategy for brand integration. Continue reading
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The Economic & Community Development Institute is a Columbus, Ohio-based 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development organization founded in 2004. ECDI’s mission is "to invest in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change." We have helped more than 2,000... Continue reading
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The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 5: Municipal Income Tax Reform Legislation. The bill creates a more competitive tax environment in Ohio. Continue reading
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Written by Dessa Augsburger, Manager of Talent Connections for the Columbus Chamber An unbalanced supply and demand of skills is causing a “talent mismatch,” which makes hiring difficult. There are more entry-level people with few skills than there are entry-level... Continue reading
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Meaden & Moore is a multi-disciplinary professional services firm specializing in audits of employee benefit plans and representing a diverse client base in a variety of industries. Meaden & Moore has also focused our expertise and resources on providing the... Continue reading
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About WesBanco: A 143-year old institution that has stood the test of time and continues to expand. WesBanco has gained a top-10 piece of Central Ohio’s market after a decade in the Columbus market. We have currently have 13 central... Continue reading
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Basi Italia is the love child of husband and wife John Dornback and Trish Gentile. The couple purchased Basi in 2003, intending to maintain it as a small pizzeria. Over the years, the business transformed into an ever evolving Italian... Continue reading
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Written by Dessa Augsburger, Manager of Talent Connections for the Columbus Chamber A USA Today article explains why “Take Your Parents” to work is good business and a smart retention policy. Perhaps we should harness this awareness campaign for our... Continue reading
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Published in The Metropreneur By Somers Martin, director of business development services for the Columbus Chamber Businesses that are women- or minority-owned have the opportunity to tap into a number of public and private sector programs. Corporations, the federal government,... Continue reading
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Written by Dessa Augsburger, Manager of Talent Connections for the Columbus Chamber Last week I explored career management programs as a tool to increase employee engagement and retention. I learned that a key component in an effective career management program... Continue reading
Founded in 2012 in Columbus, Laonei Global is a strong trust network of trade partners and industry professionals with experience assisting small and medium size enterprises (SME) with sales, marketing and distribution efforts in China markets. Aside from providing China... Continue reading
Jack Hanna will be the featured speaker at the Columbus Chamber's Annual Meeting on February 5. Jack invites you to attend in this brief video. Continue reading
Fear can be a driving force for motivation. During the launch of CEO Insights, an event series aimed at small-business CEOs, Les Wexner opened up about how fear steered him straight to success. When asked by moderator Kristyn Hartman of... Continue reading
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Written by Dessa Augsburger, Manager of Talent Connections for the Columbus Chamber Take it from a Proverb: Without vision the people will perish Even if the stops aren’t flashy, everyone feels more comfortable with a Road Map and Rest Stops... Continue reading
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The Waterworks is a privately-held, locally-owned commercial and residential plumbing company that serves Franklin County and contiguous counties. We have 100 employees and a fleet of 70 trucks you’ll easily recognize when driving around Columbus. We are growing rapidly and... Continue reading
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Paul Werth Associates is a full-service strategic communications firm with expertise in public relations, advertising, public affairs, digital communications and research. We apply our multidisciplinary skills to develop integrated campaigns that build brands, enhance reputations, shape policy and drive sales.... Continue reading
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On Target Performance Group is a management consulting firm founded in 2004 that specializes in identifying where profit is earned and where profit is lost within the Manufacturing, Retail, and Logistics / Transportation industries. Our On Target solutions consistently deliver... Continue reading
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Written by Dessa Augsburger, Manager of Talent Connections for the Columbus Chamber I had a great conversation today with Abbe Partee of Westerville’s Exel Logistics, our local global leader in contract logistics. Practicing their craft – supply chain logistics –... Continue reading