Absence management procedures consist of many complexities and intricacies, but every company should know the fundamentals. This begins with timely coordination. Absences must be reported and confirmed promptly in order to optimize turnaround time. The next step is verification. The type of absence, anticipated duration, and other relevant circumstances must be documented thoroughly and accurately. Next, this data must be stored in an appropriate database where those who need to access the data can do so, and those who shouldn’t cannot. Finally resolution – it’s imperative to follow up so as to confirm the extent of the absence, what transpired, and whether or not further action or reporting is required. Within each of these large steps lie a number of smaller steps. For more information, ask us (the experts)!