The Real 800-Pound Gorilla of Presenteeism

Harvard Business Review

In October, 2004, Harvard Business Review published an article entitled "Presenteeism: At Work — But Out of It." Its author Paul Hemp argued that, whereas managers tend to be highly aware of worker absenteeism, they should be more attuned to presenteeism, which finds workers at their posts but prevented by various ailments from performing very well. But what he missed was the real 800-lb gorilla of presenteeism: untreated sleep-disordered breathing.

135 Powerful Resume Action Verbs for Creative Positions

HR Digest

Here’s an action verbs list for creative positions: CREATIVE PLANNING: Example: Developed a company culture initiative which raised employee presenteeism by 25% YoY. Operated. It’s easy to get resume action verbs wrong. That’s probably why they’ve gotten such a bad reputation – most people dump action words to get past automated scanning tools. It’s even worse if your expertise doesn’t line up cleanly with the position you’re applying for.

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Possibility Maximizer: Maxim Health Systems' Flu and Wellness Podcast

Sales Wolf Blog

 I can think of few, if any, employee wellness issues that have such a direct and measurable impact on an organization's performance as the absenteeism (and presenteeism) resulting from influenza.  I can think of few, if any, employee wellness issues that have such a direct and measurable impact on an organization's performance as the absenteeism (and presenteeism) resulting from influenza.

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This Coalition of 20 Companies Thinks It Can Change U.S. Health Care

Harvard Business Review

The Intel-led effort in Portland, Oregon, chose uncomplicated, lower-back pain as an initial priority because the condition was a significant direct cost to Intel, inflicted significant suffering on its employees and their families, caused a great deal of absenteeism and presenteeism, and the care being provided did not appear to be efficient, standardized, or always grounded in the best evidence-based recommendations. And while employers operate across state lines, very few providers do.

Where are you on the management scale of newbie to expert hacker?

Ask Atma

If the person(s) responsible for managing are able to look at the eighteen points above and determine they are more or less in place, they are operating at the most fundamental or beginner’s level of management. If the company management feels it is operating below this standard most of these practices can be self taught by studying them on the internet or visiting a bookstore. employee interaction and co-operation. reducing absenteeism (and presenteeism).

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