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5 Easy Loss Control Measures to Cut Business Costs

Jim Hedrick

Large or small, a loss to your business can jeopardize operations, revenues and continued success. Comprehensive insurance programs will identify you for losses sustained, but how will those losses impact your long term choice and control in the insurance market? A risk management program is an essential part of this…

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The Importance of Business Continuity Planning

Jim Hedrick

Business continuity planning is crucial to ensuring your customers’ needs can be met during and following a business interruption event. The inability to meet customers’ needs has the potential to impact a company’s finances, reputation, and relationships. The damage to your organization’s reputation can result in the loss of even…

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The Year of Inclusion: Women’s Leadership Council 2019 Recap

Michelle Mindell

In consideration of Oswald Companies’ commitment to diversity & inclusion, our Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) kicked off 2019 by highlighting the distinct, yet subtle, difference between these two critical components of contemporary corporate culture. This year, our WLC focused the spotlight on embracing inclusion, elevating differences and shifting mindsets to…

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Are You Prepared for an Active Assailant Event?

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The headlines don’t seem to stop. 2 dead in shooting outside Southern California Secondary School 9 dead, 27 injured in shooting at Dayton, Ohio Entertainment District A shooting at Walmart Store in El Paso, Texas Leaves 22 Dead and at Least 24 Wounded Former City Employee Kills 12 and Wounds…

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The Right Medicine for Successfully Managing Prescription Drug Plans

The fact Americans are living longer – an average of 78.7 years, nine years longer than in 1960 – is attributed to many factors – healthier lifestyles, better access to medical care, and advances in health care practices and medicines. The use of prescription drug plans has become a staple…

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Automation Brings Rise to New Risks, HR Concerns for Manufacturers

It’s no secret automation continues to disrupt manufacturers across every segment. Hard and soft costs can be significant, cyber threats and liabilities escalate, and the challenge to attract, hire, and retain a skilled workforce require new methodologies. The management of sophisticated and evolving risks within the new era of automation,…

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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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Personal Insurance Market Trends 2019: How Evolving Risks Impact Your Insurance Program

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If you have recently reviewed your insurance renewal policies, you may be one of many asking yourself, ‘why did my premium go up so much this year?’ Several trends have impacted home, auto and liability premiums, including weather and non-weather related losses (water), increased costs of technology in homes and…

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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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