August - Industry Newsletter
IRS NEWS FOR BUSINESS
Join Great Lakes and Midwest Stakeholder Liaison Summer Series – Part III Web Conference to Help Small Businesses Owners Understand Their Tax Responsibilities
Part III - Review Methods to Pay Your Tax...
Why Many Employees Clash With Controlling Micro-managers
By Yuki Noguchi, a correspondent on the Business Desk NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C.
Micromanagement can kill motivation, employee creativity and job satisfaction. It's the biggest beef many workers have about their boss."
How 4 Changes in Your Approach Can Stop Employees from Quitting
by Rieva Lesonsky, Small Business Trends
Transformations such as globalization and automation have workers feeling somewhat disposable. While most of the employees in the survey feel loyal to their employers, they’re also watching out for their own interests, ready to run to greener pastures if they appear."...
What You Can Change to Keep Good Employees Leaving
From the website of ADP (Automatic Data Processing).
Businesses are vying for talent in a labor market that’s tighter than ever before – and expected to become even more competitive. Knowing this, employers are recognizing the increasing importance of employee engagement to limit costly turnover."...
AECOM wins AIA Sandcastle Competition 2 Years in a row
By Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer
Scores of designers took to the sand under sunny skies and a stiff breeze, armed with putty knives, spray cans of water and wooden planks used to form piles of wet sand into hard-edged structures."
Historical Leaders can Teach Small-Business Owners a few Lessons
Article from Entrepreneur by guest writer, Kimberly de Silva
They exhibited such exemplary leadership skills, their personalities could not remain isolated within their times. These leaders have greatly impacted many of the modern leadership learnings, that have been absorbed by small-business owners to even top level corporate CEOs....
Tips to Improve Construction Workforce Management
From article on ForConstructionPros.com
With the right procedures in place, effective management of your construction workforce should result in meeting deadlines, managing downtime, improving costs and securing business."
Tackling a Problem
Article by Crain's Cleveland Business with mention of CEA's member Welty Building Company
Fairlawn's Welty Building Co., the city of Canton and the American Center for Economic Equality (ACEE)/Black Contractors Group recently announced a plan to help minorities ages 18 and over from Cleveland and Canton get jobs working on the...
Future Executives Committee
Whether it's touring an apprenticeship training center or learning about best practices for LinkedIn, the Future Executives Committee always seeks to expand their knowledge, experience and professional network...
Thomas Laird, Jr - ACE Mentor Cleveland's Founding Father and Leader
Thomas Laird Jr. ACE Mentor Cleveland’s Proud Founding Father and Leader
By Montrie Rucker Adams, APR
Visibility Marketing Inc.
When Tom Laird came to Cleveland 14 years ago, he noticed that one of the things he enjoyed while in Washington, DC did not exist. At that moment, he decided to bring his passion to...