HR Connections Michigan 2016 - (Page 16)
WAYS TO RESOLVE
By Caron Beesley, Contributor, U.S. Small Business Administration
mployees are the lifeblood of a small business but they are also human and need
time off to deal with sickness, manage family needs, and fulfill civic commitments like
Personal time off is essential, but what happens when it becomes a problem? Persistent
absenteeism (habitual and intentional time
off) is a chronic problem for U.S. employees
costing $3,600 per hourly employee per year,
and $2,650 per salaried employee per year,
according to a whitepaper written by Circadian
Technologies, the leading international research
and consulting firm assisting companies with
extended hours operation.
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Not only does absenteeism effect your bottom line, it increases everyone's workload
leading to poor quality output and a sour
atmosphere all round!
Absences occur for many reasons-burnout,
stress, bullying, low morale, job hunting, etc.
There's also a generational element when it
comes to absenteeism. Research suggests that
millennials are more likely to skip a day when
they feel anxious, whereas as baby boomers
value showing up for work, even when they are
under the weather.
Whatever form absenteeism takes, it's bad
for business. But here are seven ways to resolve
Try to Identify the
There's often a good reason
behind that call you just got
from an absent employee excusing themselves from work and your gut instinct
can guide you on this one. However, if
you are noticing an excessive pattern
and finding it hard to take your employee's word for it, then it's time to take
action. If an employee is just not bothering to show up or giving you advance
notice, then an intervention is essential.
Start keeping a paper trail and records
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of HR Connections Michigan 2016
Save the Date – “THE FUTURE OF HR IS NOW”
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‘Reskill’ of HR Teams Starts with Senior Leadership Development
Engagement Survey vs. Satisfaction Survey
Unlawful Employee Handbook Provisions
Absenteeism in the Workplace: 7 Ways to Resolve this Bottom Line Killer
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