Archive for the ‘Employee Retention’ Category

The Hidden Costs of Presenteeism

Nowadays, absenteeism is no longer the culprit in the workplace. Presenteeism may be costing employers more than absenteeism, that is in terms of employee productivity and loss of employer dollars. Presenteeism is defined as the practice among workers who report to work when ill and are therefore unable to perform and operate in their usual level of productivity. People still going to work even though they are sick are most likely to infect others, especially their coworkers or much worse, their…

Developing a Strategic Plan

Strategic planning is used to develop decisions and actions that help shape and guide what an organization becomes. Strategic planning requires exhaustive information gathering. It also involves an exploration of alternatives as well as putting much emphasis on the future effects or consequences of present decisions. Senior managers usually engage chiefly in strategic or long range planning and it is essential to have this ability in order to become effective at their position. Strategic plannin…