HR Connection

Managing Unplanned Absences

Posted by Francesca Amato on May 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM

The impact of absenteeism is real and has tangible effects, not just on managers, but the whole team. As a matter of fact, absence not only disrupts organizations and adds to everyone’s workload, but also causes a lot of stress because deadlines still need to be met. This leaves managers scrambling to find a replacement or having to shell out overtime to make up for lost productivity. It also creates a snowball effect among your employees - if people are overworked their quality of work will be reduced, which reflects badly on the team, hurting morale and lowering employee satisfaction. But don’t despair, here are some absence management suggestions that can help keep that avalanche of consequences at bay.

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Topics: Managing, Absenteeism

Recruiting and Managing Autistic Adults

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Apr 3, 2019 10:34:00 AM

One in 68 Americans is autistic. Autism is a spectrum disorder, so many individuals only slightly differ from a "neurotypical" person. Many autistic adults have significant skills that could benefit many jobs and industries. So why hasn't this untapped group of possible employees been utilized to the best of their potential?

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Topics: Recruiting, Autism Awareness, Managing

Key Areas of HR to Review as You Begin the New Year

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Jan 30, 2019 2:31:56 PM

As we roll into the New Year, it’s a fabulous time to do a quick audit of your HR function. This will help you start the year on the right foot with a plan. Too often the day-to-day grind keeps us from planning and being strategic. This year, let’s change this!

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Topics: employee handbooks, Strategic, Recruitment, Job Description, Improvement, Managing, Drug Screening

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