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Our employee and recruitment communications wouldn’t be what they are without the content from Certified EO. They are constantly putting out new information and the look of it is fresh and appealing. We are grateful for all of the help they have given us in the past two years. Our transition to an ESOP and communicating about it would have been much more difficult without their support. It is great to work with a responsive partner like Certified EO.

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How Exits Impact Employee-Owners: an Interview With Michelle Waterhouse of Hopkins Printing

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Employee-Owned Spotlight: P.T. Services Rehabilitation

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How Many Businesses Are There in America and What Does it Mean for Employee Ownership?

This article uses Census Bureau data to calculate the total number of American companies, chart growth over time, and breakdown the data by size and industry.

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