How is the overall level of your employees’ wellbeing? Do you have absence management at your company under control? With employee surveys and health platforms, you can measure the satisfaction of your employees, increase their wellbeing, and minimize absences.
Enable your employees to have a stable work-life balance and gain trust and better performance. Ensure that you reach your goal: This checklist will support you step by step in taking a survey of your employees, reducing absences, and establishing a healthy company culture.
Successful absence management is closely connected with improving employee satisfaction. But how is the level of your employees’ satisfaction? Do you notice when they are not well?
Reliable measurement of wellbeing and satisfaction at your company requires a central method of organizational research: The employee survey. This popular measure show strengths and weaknesses within an organization. Particularly among larger and international companies, online surveys have become the established tool for determining the satisfaction of all employees.
The preparations have been made and you kick off an employee survey. The following checklist will help you plan and implement an employee survey successfully.
An alternative to the resource-intensive employee survey is a work climate compass. This allows you to easily obtain continuous feedback from your employees with little effort:
The work climate compass is your navigation tool as part of corporate health management (CHM) It shows you the most important starting points for how you can strengthen the health, motivation, and company loyalty of your employees. This health platform shows you a simple and effective way of visualizing psycho-social risks in the workplace and extrapolating measures that make a difference.
You have ascertained the current situation thanks to an employee survey or work climate compass. Do you have a concept with clear targets and corresponding measures to promote health?
Now it is up to you and and your team. Only those who have the will, perseverance, and capacity will achieve the first milestone: The improvement of employee health and the associated increase in efficiency.
No surprise: Healthy employees mean fewer absences in the company. But what are the reasons behind employee absence? What does the term “absence management” mean? And how can I reduce the number of employee absences? With these tips and assistance, you will reduce the number of employee absences.
Advantages of corporate health management include a reduction in the rate of absence and psycho-social risks such as stress. Preventive measures to promote health form the basis for this. The aim of prevention: Prevent sickness-related absences and boost employee motivation and productivity. If, however, long-term absences occur, the affected persons and the company need quick and professional assistance. In this case, an analysis of the root cause and optimization of the situation also play an important role.
Care managers can provide valuable support in cases of long-term incapacity to work. The primary goal: Quick help for long-term reintegration of the sick employee into the company. Care management can reduce absence costs within the company due to longer absences. The companies also receive assistance with labor legislation issues, a neutral assessment of the employee’s incapacity to work, plus advice regarding any obstacles in communicating with the employee.
Care management can be used in various situations:
Absence management provides a quantitative basis as part of CHM. It serves as a foundation for the planning and implementation of targeted measures. Moreover, it is also the basic prerequisite for consistent and professional support and assistance for critically ill employees.
Absences due to illness, accident, military service, maternity leave, etc., must be recorded and managed. The entries can be made manually or using a data import from the HR systems. Then a claim can be reported and the data transferred securely. The evaluation used for the definition of further steps and an efficient means of prevention has a credible basis. Thanks to professional absence and claims management, you achieve cost savings in this administrative process.
A wide range of PC software offers the option for automating absence management and saves your internal resources. Sunetplus, the software offering from AXA, for example, is practical and reliable: Accident and illness reports are entered, transferred, managed and assessed electronically. Recording claims notifications is simple, and the data can easily be transmitted to all integrated insurance policies.
You can be proud of yourself! You have taken a look at the current situation at your company using an employee survey or the work climate compass. You now know the level of wellbeing of your teams and have introduced suitable measures to promote health. And thanks to the surveys, your employees feel involved, understood, and more closely tied to the company. A healthy basis for the next steps.
Besides fewer absences, the improved health of your employees has also had a positive effect on your appeal as an employer. Other advantages: Employee satisfaction and the productivity of your team increase. You enable your employees to have a stable work-life balance and gain trust and better performance. You also prevent long-term absences. This investment in a sustainably healthy and appreciative company culture will pay off. Motivated, healthy employees, and a good working environment are the valuable basis for your company’s success.