Reducing absenteeism in the workplace - RecruitLoop Blog
is an employee's intentional or habitual absence from work. While employers expect workers to miss a certain number of workdays each year, excessive absences can equate to and can have a major effect on company finances, morale and other factors. This article looks at the causes of absenteeism, the costs of lost productivity and what employers can do to reduce absenteeism rates in the workplace.
Causes of Absenteeism
People miss work for a variety of reasons, many of which are legitimate and others less so. Some of the common causes of absenteeism include (but are not limited to):
Absenteeism In The Australian Workplace [INFOGRAPHIC]
Call it what you will, but excessive and especially unauthorized absenteeism in the workplace is a chronic issue for business. It saps productivity, adds to costs when substitute labor has to be brought in, and undercuts today’s team-oriented work settings.
Absenteeism in the workplace costs businesses an incredible amount of money each year, and some organization don't even realize it. Here, we take a look at some of the facts, and some proven methods of limiting absenteeism.