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Finding Your Filters: The Engage! Cleveland Work/Life Balance Panel

Once upon a time, busy professionals thought of work/life balance as a “matter of time.” Put in the hours, the weeks, the years…and I’ll achieve my goals. Life will wait. Today? Not so much. Our personal and work lives wage a relentless fight for energy, priority and purpose. We realize…

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Oswald Women’s Leadership Council Signature Event Recap: The Importance of Belonging in the Workplace

Kim Ferenchak

Essential in all aspects of our lives, belonging is a necessary foundation for building a productive and happy life. Especially in the workplace, where an increasing diverse workforce brings inclusion opportunities, many employees struggle with belonging, particularly those who bring broader diversity to their workplace than previously experienced. As an…

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Oswald’s Collaborative Culture: Focusing on Inclusion and Commitment to Community

Katie Burger

Oswald’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) is making 2019 the “Year of Inclusion.” As we embrace our collaborative culture at Oswald and hold the quest for inclusion near our hearts, I encourage us all to consider it just might be our ‘Commitment to Community’ that effectively demonstrates our mission of inclusion.…

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Women in Insurance: Changing the Landscape of Leadership

As Oswald has evolved over years of taking care of our employees and clients, it was evident to me – at the turn of this decade – that the landscape was changing. Clients, our team, the community; they were becoming more diverse. Diverse in the way they interact, diverse in…

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3 Simple Steps To Make Life Easier as a Professional Woman

Carole Barita

As a professional woman, I have many responsibilities to juggle and a busy social life. The need to do more with less at work and home, leaves me, at times, stressed out. I’m sure you can relate to feeling overwhelmed and stressed out as you juggle both worlds. Here are…

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Oswald Announces Partnership for 2019 SparkCleveland Step Challenge

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Oswald is proud to announce a partnership with SparkCleveland, a social impact campaign developed to build a healthier community in the Cleveland Metro area. Oswald Companies, Spark360, Vionic and News 5 Cleveland have partnered together to bring the first annual SparkCleveland Step Challenge, a friendly competition to unite employees of…

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“She Travels” Empowers Women in the Insurance Industry

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Travelers insurance company recently sponsored a women’s forum entitled, “She Travels.” Launching panel discussions in major cities around the country, Travelers seeks to promote women wherever they are in their insurance careers. Cathy Kosin, Oswald Companies’ Senior Vice President and Michigan Market Leader (pictured third from left), was honored to…

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Oswald Companies Named to Top Workplaces List For The Sixth Consecutive Year

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CLEVELAND – June 17, 2019 – For the sixth consecutive year, and seventh year overall, Oswald Companies was named to The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces 2019, midsize company list, announced June 16, 2019. Oswald was featured in a special article this year, “Local companies see benefits of wellness programs: Top…

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Oswald Hosts 3rd Annual Shop & Share Event

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For the third year, Oswald Companies transformed its Bloomfield Hills Office into a temporary “shopping mall” filled with women-run “pop-up shops” that were open for business for just one afternoon last month. Aptly named the Shop & Share event, the concept of facilitating connections among professional women against a shopping…

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Oswald Women’s Leadership Council: The Power of Belonging

Zoe Brown

In February, Oswald’s Abby Lewis, Talent Acquisition Manager, and I attended the 2019 Cleveland Internship Summit hosted by the Greater Cleveland Partnership with the intent of gathering information and resources to build Oswald’s internship program further. Camila Negret of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) moved me with her talk Expanding Diversity to True…

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