Employee Absenteeism

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If creating content is not your strong point, then these course materials are a game-changer.

Quite simply, you can this content to deliver your own training courses.

And, you can even deliver the content as your own.

Offer practical insights

When you think of “employee absenteeism” what comes to mind?

Well, you probably have an image of a person just not presenting for work.

Yes, this is an image we all have.

But, employee absenteeism tends to be a bit more complex.

Sometimes, you just may have to dig a little deeper – especiall when training others.

Not only can you look at why employee absenteeism can happen, but you can also explore how to better manage employee absenteeism.

in simple terms, this course content will allow you to deliver a course that serves all your target audience. Plus, all of their needs in this space

Let’s first assume that your audience will have different expectations.

So from the outset, you will be to setting the scene. And, to be relevant, you will need to focus on the learning objectives provided.

For best results, use the content to share a better understanding of absenteeism.

And, to meet the need for business metrics, the content will help you demonstrate how to measure absence and turnover. And, what steps can be taken to reduce the associated costs.

Course overview

Leverage these course materials to deliver a practical and relevant training course on employee absenteeism.

Understanding absenteeism – In terms of course importance, this section is really central. But, sharing an ability to understand absenteeism extends as a theme throughout the course content. As such, it’s always best to start by focusing on what is absenteeism. Then, using the content provided, to explore the costs involved. There is also scope in this section to discuss the different types and causes of employee absenteeism.

Do you have a problem – Not every company, or member of your audience, will know whether they already have an absenteeism problem or not. This is to be expected. Fortunately, it will also offer you scope to share how to identify whether an absenteeism problem exists.

Measurement – Focusing solely on the practical aspects of measuring absenteeism will allow you to make a strong connection with your audience. Remember, that it will open opportunities to examine how to measure absences and turnover. Essentially, it can open space to discuss how participants actually view absenteeism and measurment within their own companies.

Managing absenteeism – You can create highly discursive section if you use this material to explore the purpose of managing absenteeism. Offering personal insights will also strengthen the content in terms of relevance and practicality. For example, the content provided can be used to focus attention on employee handbooks, attendance policies, training and coaching. As the content comes to an end you will be able to examine the role of corrective action.

Course objectives

Upon completion of this course on employee absenteeism, your participants will be able to:

– Understand the types of absenteeism

– Understand the costs of not tackling absenteeism

– Identify whether an absenteeism problem exists

– Describe how to measure absence and turnover

– Put in place an effective Attendance Management Program

What you get

You will instantly receive the following training course materials to deliver your own training courses:

  • 42 page participant manual
  • 49 powerpoint slides
  • Practical exercises
  • Further reading
  • Course evaluation form
  • Action plan

Bonus free training materials available

You will also get the following free training guides:

  • Training icebreakers
  • How to select training materials
  • Training games
  • How to increase participation
  • Learn to improve your questioning skills
  • How to improve your listening skills
  • Learn how to deal with difficult people
  • How to evaluate training courses

Frequently asked questions from employee absenteeism training courses

What is employee absenteeism?

Employee absenteeism is the failure of employees to report for work when they are scheduled to work.

What are the costs associated with employee absenteeism?

Here are a couple of the biggest costs faced by companies:

  • Decrease in productivity
  • Higher administrative costs
  • Increased financial costs

What are the main causes of employee absenteeism?

There are three main causes of employee absenteeism:


  • Poor working conditions
  • Workplace accidents
  • Ineffective leadership and management structures

Job Related

  • Work related stress (Role and task related)
  • Workload either too great or too small
  • Low morale and job satisfaction
  • Boredom


  • Poor physical fitness
  • Poor nutrition
  • History of illness
  • Personal Problems (financial, emotional)

What are the main parts of an attendance management program (AMP)?

One of the most robust ways of dealing with culpulable absenteeism is an employee absenteeism program. Although there are a variety of programs available, they all share some common themes. Themes include:

  • Purpose
  • Employee handbook
  • Attendance policy
  • Training and coaching
  • Corrective action

Can I edit the content and add my own company logo?

Yes. You can now add your own logo's and customize the course content freely using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. You can also deliver the course materials where, when and as often as needed.

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