Our blog page covers topics related to the Human Resouces (HR) industry.
In it, you'll find information of national interest, such as current HR trends, industry updates, new HR products reviews, and access to Human Resource training, including online training, seminars, webcasts, audio conferences, and podcasts - all designed for you, the busy professional!
We also cover key HR compliance topics such as COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, Retirement Plans, Compensation, Workforce Management, and employee development.
To find specific blog articles, either view the blogs posted below or search by categories using the search box below.
Enjoy our HR blog page!
Reducing Employee Absenteeism: Solutions That Work For Employees That Don't 2/15/2010
Employee absenteeism is one of the most common and costly workplace problems facing employers today. In fact, absenteeism levels are at their highest since 1999 and costs employers an estimated $850,000 per year.
There's no perfect solution to chronic absenteeism. However, there are methods and techniques that you can employ to improve at-work rates and remain in compliance with the FMLA, ADA and other leave and wage hour laws.
Teleconference Learning Objectives:
What works and how to create a facilitative, rather than punitive program for keeping employees happy and in-house
Best practices on how to nurture a healthier, more productive workforce
Key techniques to help you lower labor costs, higher employee satisfaction, and increase productivity levels
What to include and leave out of the company attendance policy
Why it's crucial to train direct supervisors in attendance management
How and when to conduct return to work interviews
"Gotchas" of perfect attendance incentive programs
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rules and how to stay in compliance
How and when to implement disciplinary procedures and what is appropriate
Alternative scheduling ? how flexible work scheduling and job sharing can help
This article is relevant to the following keyword(s): employee absenteeism, absence management, FMLA, ADA, wage hour law, wage and hour law, productivity, morale, attendance, flexible schedules, job sharing