How do employee vacation trackers work in tandem with trending organizational processes?
The newest and greatest push in the world of human resources and executive management is unlimited vacation days. Of course it sounds amazing, but does it actually work? What does unlimited time off mean for productivity, employee satisfaction and wellbeing, and overall success […]
One of HR’s most daunting and time-consuming processes includes handling vacation days, time off, and other types of leave such as medical or familial leave. Nearly 31% of surveyed employers outsource their leave-related tasks to third-party, leave management systems.
Leave management is extensive: approving or rejecting, filing leaves, counting up hours and time accrued. […]
The summer is here and vacation and time off is all the rage. What are your vacation plans? Is it time to finally plan that trip down to Florida? Are you headed out west? Here are a few of the top stories making the news regarding time off and vacations.
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The Family and Medical Leave Act, passed back in 1993, was an important milestone in then-president Bill Clinton’s first term. The idea was to strike a better balance between the demands of the workplace and family responsibilities.
The law attempts to achieve that balance by allowing up to 12 weeks of unpaid but […]
When it comes to planning what your company’s paid holidays will be in 2015, it’s worth taking a look at what other organizations do. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently released its study of 2015 Paid Holidays. This year’s study included responses from 492 different HR professionals. Conducted during the […]
When you’re managing leave time and absenteeism among your workers, it’s important to understand many of the different statistical trends that relate to why workers don’t always show up to work the way you wish they would. Take a look at the graph below (source) because it’s a real eye-opener.
The most interesting thing […]
In September 2014, the US Department of Labor announced a series of grants to 3 different states (Montana, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts) and the District of Columbia to study the feasibility of different ways to offer paid family and medical leave (source). Back in 1993 the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) […]
You depend on your employees showing up and working hard to accomplish your organization’s business priorities. Paid vacation is a great perk, but when not managed well can result in all kinds of headaches and hassles, throwing off the timelines of important projects, creating gaps in productivity that are hard to make up, […]
It’s hard for your organization to thrive when workers are absent. But it’s inevitable that people are going to get sick from time to time. When employees call out sick, you’re losing valuable productivity. But do you want them to come in anyways and risk spreading their illness to others, resulting in even further […]