attendance, absence, presenteeism and big data #cipd15

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Employee benefits for Caregivers in workplaces

HR Digest

People are living longer with more access to medical care and innovations and progress in medicine. This has resulted in many relatives and friends being thrust into the role of caregivers impacting their personal and professional lives.


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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.

Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

According to a recent study, employees suffering from depression cost employers more than $44 billion per year in lost productivity, with over 81 percent of that decreased productivity coming in the form of presenteeism, or the practice of going to work despite illness or anxiety and commonly resulting in reduced productivity. As a result, it can impact our lives in the professional world, costing businesses millions of dollars due to absenteeism, high staff turnover and presenteeism.

How to work hard and smart in business management

Strategy Driven

The last two years have significantly changed many perceptions and attitudes around presenteeism and productivity with the pandemic.

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Presenteeism. companies, the Chicago Daily Herald found that “‘presenteeism’–showing up for work but performing at subpar levels because of physical or emotional health reasons–accounted for about 63 percent of wasted worker productivity, and absenteeism explains the rest.” ” Service, clerical and other office occupations showed a particularly high degree of presenteeism.

Leading with Trust

Great Leadership By Dan

My team spent a decade running experiments that measured brain activity while people worked to find out why some teams are productive and others engage in "presenteeism." Guest post by Paul J. Zak, PhD : One-third of business leaders surveyed in 2015 said that retaining colleagues is their number one concern. Everyone knows that people are mobile. About one-quarter of employees say that they will look for a new job in the next year.

HR’s role in managing pandemic-related burnout

HR Digest

Research shows that lost productivity from presenteeism (i.e., The 2019 Coronavirus pandemic has brought about irrevocable changes in the way we work. Work from Home and remote working have become the accepted norm.

Building a positive work-life culture

Strategy Driven

When managers have subordinates who face work-life conflicts, the best approach is to direct their efforts toward evaluating actual performance rather than presenteeism or “face-time”. Although work-life balance policies are meant to acknowledge the realities faced by dual earner families, existing workplace norms often stigmatize the use of such policies.

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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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. 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.

Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data.

Harvard Business

Physical, behavioral and mental health issues such as obesity, hypertension, smoking, depression, anxiety, poor sleep, and alcohol dependence can create costs for employers through higher medical claims, reduced employee productivity and performance, absenteeism, presenteeism, and short-term disability. Eric Raptosh Photography/Getty Images. Checking into a hotel for a conference several years ago, I asked the receptionist where I could get some dinner.

How Counseling About Work Reduces Depression

Harvard Business Review

Sometimes this occurs when people call out sick; at other times, it’s due to what’s called presenteeism , defined as “the problem of workers’ being on the job but, because of illness or other medical conditions, not fully functioning.” Lerner and her co-authors wanted to test whether a fairly simple intervention could improve the work lives of people with the illness, and thus their absenteeism and presenteeism rates as well.

Meet the Wellness Programs That Save Companies Money

Harvard Business

Thus, when workplace wellness is viewed holistically without ignoring or undervaluing the total return on wellness beyond reduced claim expenses, companies can expect reduced absenteeism and presenteeism, greater employee engagement and productivity, less unscheduled paid time off, fewer workers’ comp claims, greater employee retention, increased employee satisfaction and morale, and demonstrable competitive advantage.

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Saudi Arabia’s Labor Market Challenge

Harvard Business

Presenteeism in offices often is used as a critical measure of effort, and hence value to an organization, in place of output, qualification, or skill. Saudi Arabia is in the middle of a major economic transformation, one whose scope and intensity may merit the label “unprecedented.”

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

Ask Atma

reducing absenteeism (and presenteeism). Three Levels of Management. Companies and institutions exist at different levels of functionality. It is important for the person(s) responsible for the organization to honestly and accurately assess their state of managerial needs. In other words, are you a “ Newbie ”, an “ Experienced User ”, or an “ Expert Hacker ”? As a starting place we can look at three general levels or grades of management. Beginner’s Management [Newbie or Management 1.0].

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What I’ve Learned from Talking About My Bipolar Disorder at Work

Harvard Business

Similarly, a UK government report suggests that: For a company with 500 employees, where all employees undergo the intervention, it is estimated that an initial investment of £40,000 will result in a net return of £347,722 in savings, mainly due to reduced presenteeism (lost productivity that occurs due to an employee working while ill) and absenteeism (missing work due to ill health). thomas vogel/Getty Images. Many years ago, I had to take some time off work for depression.

A Health Mandate That Business Can Live With

Harvard Business Review

According to a report from the Milken Institute, direct medical costs combined with ill health-induced absenteeism and "presenteeism" — which is when employees manage to show up for work but are less productive — costs American businesses more than $1.3

In Defense of Corporate Wellness Programs

Harvard Business Review

They attributed those losses both to absenteeism and to “presenteeism,” when employees come to work too unwell to do their jobs. A recent HBR blog proposed to deliver “ The Cure for the Common Corporate Wellness Program.” But as with any prescription, you really shouldn’t swallow this one unless all your questions about it have been answered. As a physician, a patient, and a businessman, I see plenty to question in Al Lewis and Vik Khanna’s critique of workplace wellness initiatives.

Fight the Nine Symptoms of Corporate Decline

Harvard Business Review

You might not see absenteeism, but there is "presenteeism," which means the body is there but the mind is absent. How do you know a team, company, or country is on the slippery slope of decline and needs a culture shift? I found nine universal warning signs of change-in-the-wrong direction in research for my book Confidence , which compared downward spirals with the momentum of success. The good news is that they are all reversible.

New Research: Flexibility Versus Face Time

Harvard Business Review

Arguments addressed all angles of the debate: the rationale for these decisions, the merit of "presenteeism," the impact of telecommuting on productivity, the implications of eliminating flexibility for working parents, and consequences for the future of work. When Yahoo!

Look Who's Distracted Now

Harvard Business Review

The oxymoronic concept of being physically present but mentally absent on the job has been dubbed "presenteeism." When acclaimed hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones revealed his opinion that women become much less effective as stock traders or investors once they have children, he was, in a sense, suggesting that the distraction of motherhood—a distinctly feminine condition—exceeds that of other attention-siphoning activities.

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.