Holiday Flexible Scheduling That Works for Your Business

Posted by Kathi Guiney on December 6, 2017, Employee Scheduling | No Comments

In the last YES! Your Human Resources Solution blog, we talked about how to keep your employees motivated during the holiday season. Have you been working on your communication and celebration, while drinking that eggnog in moderation? If you’ve got those down, let’s look at the next step: flexible scheduling. Your employees will love the trust and control they get from a flexible schedule over the holidays, which will allow them to destress and spend more time with their loved ones. But there are a few things to remember from the business side of things. (more…)

Don’t Work During Your Holiday Vacation!

Posted by Kathi Guiney on December 20, 2016, Employee Scheduling | No Comments

It’s almost here—your holiday vacation time! Maybe you’re heating up the oven to bake cookies. Maybe you’re gearing up to enjoy some fresh powder. Maybe you’re queuing up A Christmas Story to watch with your children or grandchildren. Whatever your holiday activity of choice, this vacation time is important for you to stay healthy and refreshed! And to fully enjoy your time away, you need to truly step away from work! And that’s so hard to do in this age of remote access. (more…)

Holiday Hooky: Why Your Employees Are Calling In Sick

Posted by Kathi Guiney on November 2, 2011, Employee Scheduling | No Comments

Christmas music in the mall already?  That can only signal that the holiday season is on its way!  And as Thanksgiving and the winter holidays approach, employers may begin to notice a curious phenomenon: more employees calling in sick.  After all, who doesn’t want more time off around the holidays? (more…)

Efficiently Manage Summer Scheduling and Time-Off Requests

Posted by Kathi Guiney on July 20, 2011, Employee Scheduling | 2 Comments

It’s summertime: the weather is gorgeous, the kids are out of school, and it seems everyone wants time away from the office for some fun in the sun!  With so many employees asking for time off, and some of them asking at the last minute, it’s easy for businesses to find themselves short staffed during the summer months.  But the work still needs to get done.  So how does a business efficiently manage so many time-off requests?