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Employee absence! This is one of the reasons behind heavy company costs that many employers want to curb. To help you with the same, here we are with some of the effective tips to prevent employee absenteeism and curb high cost of employee absence.

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Introduce wellness programs : With introducing wellness programs amidst employees , there would be lesser sick leaves or unplanned leaves, which would ultimately yield productivity. So, opt for a work culture that supports healthy living so that the employees don’t miss on the work.

Help employees to return: Even after recovering from illness, it isn’t easy to resume work like normal. If possible, the employee should be offered flexible work schedule or modify the work place. In a study, this has been analyzed that the employees who are offered a helping hand to resume the work are more satisfied with their companies.

Eliminate stress: A stress free work environment is the need of the hour. Organizations, which have a healthy and lighter environment score more on the fronts of the lesser unplanned leaves, higher productivity and more employee satisfaction. HRs should continuously work upon introducing programs for stress-free environment.

Track employee’s absence: How many of you do use integrated systems for tracking employee’s absence? Probably there would be very few. If you really need to curb on company’s expenses, then tracking employee’s absence would make a great impact. With such systems, you can easily make sure that the employees do not take more than allotted leaves or abuse the sick leaves.

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