SHRM and The Workforce Institute at Kronos Talk Absenteeism Strategies on Workforce Institute Radio

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Evren Esen, director of survey programs at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Sue Meisinger, executive management columnist, speaker, and consultant, as well as the former president and CEO of SHRM, join Joyce Maroney, director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, to discuss absenteeism management strategies. This Workforce Institute Radio podcast series discussion comes in light of the recently released global absenteeism study, Total Financial Impact of Employee Absences, commission by Kronos and conducted in collaboration with SHRM. Topics addressed in the podcast include:

-- An overview of the research report, including the overall financial impact of absenteeism, the effect that unplanned absences have on productivity, how absences affect co-workers, and how absenteeism management varies across different countries and regions;
-- The importance of implementing a clear and consistent absence management policy, including the key components of an effective absenteeism policy with tips on how to enforce the policy once implemented;
-- How inadequate staffing can lead to high levels of stress among employees and advice for organizations to combat absence-related stress in the workplace; and
-- Tactics that organizations can use to mitigate the impact that absenteeism has on their employees, productivity, and bottom line.


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In the latest installment of Workforce Institute Radio, SHRM's director of survey programs joins the former SHRM CEO to discuss absenteeism management strategies in light of a recent SHRM/Kronos study


Kronos Incorporated
Domenic Locapo, +1 978-947-4777