It's a nightmare scenario for any business: A star employee suddenly decides to jump ship for the competition. Out the door goes years of experience, in-depth knowledge of sales and marketing plans, and even a good number of hard-won customer connections.
It's that last part, with its costly ramifications, that can cause the most immediate damage. "Customers will often follow a departing employee out the door to his or her new employer," says Richard Avdoian, an employee development consultant in Metropolitan St. Louis. (MidwestBusinessInstitute.com). "People like to stay with employees they trust."
As the autumn leaves fall from the trees and pillowy snowflakes blanket the ground, the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand offers travelers a number of winter adventures to keep the warmth of family cheer alive while enjoying the cooler weather. With four resorts ideally located for winter activities - Mount Ascutney Resort, Lake Geneva Resort, Fox River Resort and Oak n' Spruce Resort - the merriment of winter festivities and the holiday season is contagious at Holiday Inn Club Vacations.
Late Saturday night, a national war hero, giant of the Senate, husband and father, departed from life. John McCain's daughter, Meghan McCain, wrote a stunning tribute, one that any parent could only hope to receive from their child.