How to Talk to an Employee About Excessive Absenteeism
Why talking to your hourly employees and getting to the root cause of excessive absenteeism is more effective than automatic disciplinary actions.
TeamSense helps you build the foundational digital connection to hourly employees through an unlikely, yet effective, channel—call-offs.
Hourly workforces are notoriously hard to get a hold of.
But everyone has a mobile phone and can text. With TeamSense, all messages—call-offs, notifications, reminders, and pulse surveys—are sent and received via text for convenient and effective communication.
No app download required.
of employees prefer text, while only 7% prefer voice. TeamSense offers both for complete coverage. (Source: TeamSense user data)
of text messages are read within 3 minutes of being sent.1
When an employee calls off with TeamSense via text or voice, we link the originating phone number to their employee ID. You always have the latest contact info—even when phone numbers change.
of your hourly workforce change their phone number every 6 months. (Source: TeamSense user data)
Call-off miscommunication can often lead to disputes and grievances.
But with TeamSense, employees self-report absence reasons with standardized codes and timestamps.
Minimize ambiguity, biases, and errors, and pave the way for a more fair and equal workplace.
Attendance management is just the tip of the iceberg. Ease your hourly employees into receiving company communications via text and thoughtfully create new behaviors and patterns that are guaranteed to stick.
Reach 100% of your workforce for the first time ever.
Create community through inclusive communication. TeamSense offers translations for dozens of different languages to help your diverse workforce feel more at home.