4 Tips for reducing absenteeism in the workplace

  1. Write Attendance Policy Formalize the organization’s expectations for attendance by writing an attendance policy. Include in the policy the definition for being tardy and what constitutes excessive tardiness or absenteeism. For example: Tardiness is defined as an employee who arrives to work 30 minutes late. Excessive absenteeism is defined as an employee who […]

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Absenteeism Management

  Absenteeism costs the SA economy around R12 -16 billion per annum. There is a clear link between: employee health → productivity → absenteeism Measuring and recording absenteeism data means nothing… UNLESS you understand, monitor and actively intervene. It is what our clients know and understand about absenteeism drivers that leads to sensible and sustainable

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What is absent or absenteeism? What does it mean and can I overlook it or should I deal with it? What will happen if I don’t deal with it? What harm can it do if an employee is a few minutes late? Questions, questions and more questions – but the most dominant consideration is usually

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