Management Tip
Employee Turnover And Its Staggering Costs

Ben McWhorter

I wrote this article years ago, but thought I would re-introduce it to those who haven't seen it....

Most managers complain of employee turnover problems, but very few do anything about it...more

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5/30/2016 - Memorial Day (Everywhere)
You don't think any barbeque or beer will be consumed this weekend do you?

6/8/2016 - KAMA June Luncheon "Brand New Zoo!" (The Foundry)
Like the animal-focused organization it represents, the Knoxville Zoo brand is all about animals and wild places. The brandís primary challenge? Conveying that singular focus to the world, while also representing the Zooís multifaceted nature and broad range of programming and objectives. Ferebee Lane, a communications firm focused on narrative branding and marketing, was enlisted to help create a more cohesive, compelling brand for the zoo. In late 2014, work began with the Zoo to re-align itís brand with visitor expectations and to increase overall brand recognition and regard. Details and outcomes of this collaborative, three-phase process are outlined in this presentation, which concludes with a representative selection of branded assets and launch review. Itís been a wildly fun ride, and now Ė a brand new zoo!

6/14/2016 - Flag Day (Show your colors)
On June 14, Americans celebrate the adoption of the first national flag. Also known as the "Stars and Stripes" or "Old Glory," the first American flag was approved by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777.

6/16/2016 - Scarborough Consumer Data Releases (Scarborough)
Data are released twice a year for Scarborough markets. Each release is a rolling 12-month average of the current and previous six months of fieldwork.

6/19/2016 - Father's Day (Everywhere)
Father's Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. Its origins may lie in a memorial service held for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907.

6/20/2016 - First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice)
Let's twist again, like we did last summer!

7/4/2016 - Independence Day (Everywhere)
Fireworks, bar b que and inebriating agents are the order of the day.

7/19/2016 - Nielsen Audio Ratings for Knoxville release (formerly Arbitron) (Nielsen Audio)
Spring 2016 survey releases.

7/26/2016 - Mick Jagger's Birthday (He will be 72 Today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
"What a drag it is getting old" -- Happy Birthday Mick! Mick is indubitably the real KING of Rock and Roll!

8/1/2016 - American Advertising Federation 7th District Leadership Conference (Chattanooga)
August 1 - 3rd.

8/13/2016 - Feast with the Beast (Knoxville Zoo)
Party your tail off at the wildest place in Knoxville. Visitors are invited to graze with exotic animals and devour the tastiest offerings from the area's best restaurants during the 13th annual Feast with the Beast. Must be 21 or older to attend. For information, call 865-637-5331 ext. 300. visit their site here

8/15/2016 - The News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot (Fox Den Country Club)
through August 23rd.

9/5/2016 - Labor Day (Summer is waning)
Labor Day was first celebrated in New York in 1882 under the sponsorship of the Central Labor Union, following the suggestion of Peter J. McGuire, of the Knights of Labor, that the day be set aside in honor of labor.

9/9/2016 - Tennessee Valley Fair (Chilhowee Park/Grounds)
through September 15th. For additional information call Fair Office at (865) 215-1471. go to their website with this link.

9/21/2016 - NAB Radio Show (Nashville)
September 21-23

9/22/2016 - Fall Begins! (Autumnal Equinox)
The first day of Fall!

10/1/2016 - Dogwood Arts Festival House and Garden Show (Knoxville Convention Center)
through February 13th.

10/3/2016 - Rosh Hashannah (Jewish Holiday)
Head of the Jewish New Year

10/10/2016 - Columbus Day (Everywhere)
No mail today!

10/12/2016 - Yom Kippur Begins (Jewish Holiday)
Day of Atonement

10/17/2016 - Boss's Day (At work)
Day, also known as National Boss Day or Bosses Day, is a time for many workers to appreciate their employers.

10/31/2016 - Halloween (Everywhere)
May the Great Pumpkin rise again.

11/6/2016 - Daylight Saving Time ends ( Sunday)
Set your clocks back!

11/8/2016 - ELECTION DAY (State and Federal General Election) (Everywhere)

11/11/2016 - Veteran's Day (Everywhere)

11/21/2016 - Winter Begins! (Everywhere)
Brrrr!- shortest day of the year... the Winter Solstice.

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