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For over 100 years, ERC has been a trusted resource for organizations in Northeast Ohio and around the country. We help leaders build great workplaces through thought leadership, comprehensive data, and HR solutions that include membership, training & professional development, consultative services, and more.

Committed to our region’s success, ERC founded the NorthCoast 99 annual awards program and event, which honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. ERC also sponsors the ERChealth insurance program for Ohio employers. 

Our Core Values

At ERC, we are proud to uphold these core values:

DATA MATTERS – Facts over noise

SOLUTION MINDED – Solve problems to increase effectiveness

EMBRACE CHANGE – Innovate and persevere

ACCOUNTABLE – Do what’s right

LOVE IT – Be better each day

ERC Membership

Gain access to comprehensive survey data, HR help desk advisors, online HR tools, networking groups, discounted training, and employee engagement services. Become a member now!

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Training

Get flexible learning and development solutions to help your employees learn, adapt and grow.

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HR & Compensation Consulting

Powered by data, get services and systems to help your organization achieve results through your people.

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Coaching & Assessments

Discover how to cultivate a strong culture that improves individual and team performance, and drives organizational success.

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Surveys & Data

Smart business decisions start with reliable data. Receive key data to support your organizational decision-making and strategy. Whether you’re looking for external data on HR and compensation practices or internal data regarding employee engagement and development, we can offer multiple options for you.

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Health Insurance

ERC offers unique and flexible health insurance options for small and mid-size organizations. These plans allow you to control your costs while still offering a competitive benefits package to attract and retain employees.

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ERC Membership

Gain access to comprehensive survey data, HR help desk advisors, online HR tools, networking groups, discounted training, and employee engagement services. Become a member now!

Learn More

Training

Get flexible learning and development solutions to help your employees learn, adapt and grow.

Learn More

HR & Compensation Consulting

Powered by data, get services and systems to help your organization achieve results through your people.

Learn More

Coaching & Assessments

Discover how to cultivate a strong culture that improves individual and team performance, and drives organizational success.

Learn More

Surveys & Data

Smart business decisions start with reliable data. Receive key data to support your organizational decision-making and strategy. Whether you’re looking for external data on HR and compensation practices or internal data regarding employee engagement and development, we can offer multiple options for you.

Learn More

Health Insurance

ERC offers unique and flexible health insurance options for small and mid-size organizations. These plans allow you to control your costs while still offering a competitive benefits package to attract and retain employees.

Learn More

NorthCoast 99

NorthCoast 99 is ERC's annual recognition program that honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. Help your organization evolve and grow with NorthCoast 99 benchmarking data, reports, and consultative services.

ERChealth

Managing the costs of health insurance and benefits is a relentless, uphill climb. While insurance renewal costs continue to rise, ERChealth is a robust wellness program that delivers a different experience year after year, keeping costs below market trend.

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Take a look into the 100-year history of ERC!

ERC is a trusted resource for hundreds of organizations.

ERC Is 102 Years – Young!

ERC celebrated its 102 birthday on Monday, May 16, 2022. Take a look back in time at our history and how we've evolved over the decades into a leading human resources organization.