What causes employees to skip work? Absenteeism is one of the most serious problem facing today� workplace. Employers must be able to identify what is causing their employees to miss work in order for them to find a solution. The reason for the absences can be divided into two categories as under:- * Internal (within the individual)
Internal causes can include serious accidents and illnesses, transportation problem, stress, low morale, poor physical fitness, inadequate nutrition and personal problem. * External (within the company)
External causes range from poor working conditions, boredom on the job, lack of motivation, lack of job satisfaction, guaranteed salary and workload.
As we can see causes of absenteeism fluctuate and whether they are legit or not they and very much carry on. Absenteeism impose losses on the employer who is also not at fault. The damage suffered by the employer must be weighted. What are some of costs of absenteeism? There are three categories in for which the costs can be identified as under:- * Productivity
Lost productivity of the absence employee, decreased overall productivity of those employee. * Financial
Any temporary help costs incurred, possible loss