The Tuesday post Labor Day is always a rude awakening, when summer is over and there’s not a heck of a lot of time before the dead zone of the holidays sets in. So on this first day of the last big push of the whole year, here are a few things that should be on your radar.
Child care breakdowns cost employees (and organizations) more than just a day’s work; they also waste valuable time spent figuring out a back-up plan.
Look at “best of” employers lists and you’ll find increasing numbers adding back-up care to their benefits programs. There’s a good reason why.
More than 30% of parents take unexpected time off in the summer due to child care gaps, but it’s mostly women finding solutions. What if men had to find summer child care?
Our new back-up care app is the latest add to a program that already saves companies hundreds of thousands of workdays every year.
We’ve got lots of data on back-up care. But, it isn’t just about the big numbers and the macro returns; it’s often about the real ability of a real employee to do an important job on a specific day.
While we can’t stop the flu, we can learn from it. And the biggest lesson is: make sure your sick policy is in good health.
The real sick-at-work dilemma is not being thoroughly inconsiderate by sharing the germs or being irresponsible for calling out; It’s the fact that the right answer can change depending on who you’re dealing with and the job you’re expected to do.
Planning for snow days in summer may seem depressing. But a good business continuity plan can protect bottom lines from more than just snow. And the time to plan is long before you need it.
The unrelenting demands paired with literally life-and-death decisions create the conundrum of the healthcare job; engaged employees drive healthcare; but the demands of healthcare drive disengaged employees. And a recent study shows unmistakable signs of trouble. What’s the answer?