Tag: leave

The Weekly Dose: @OurTilt – Leave that doesn’t suck!

This week on the Weekly Dose I take a look at the startup employee leave technology Tilt. Tilt is reimagining Leave Management to help companies improve retention, streamline processes and reinforce corporate culture. Let’s face it, most organizations use an Excel Spreadsheet to track company employee leave. No judgment! The vast majority of organizations have tracked leave this way since the invention of Excel!…

Modern Bereavement Leave in Pandemic Times

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second What should modern bereavement leave look like in pandemic times? Surely, the standard three days of paid leave to say farewell won’t cut it.   Modern Bereavement Leave in Pandemic Times   The rarely used benefit taking center stagein a play no one wants to see   Bereavement leave is rarely mentioned when companies extend an offer to a…

Purchase Leave configuration in SuccessFactors Time Off:

Read Time57 Second Purchase Leave configuration in SuccessFactors Time Off: Purchase Leave is a new functionality in SuccessFactors which has been introduced in b2011 release. The detail of the functionality has been described in another blog. In this blog I am going to discuss the required configuration for this functionality. Prerequisites: To start the configuration some permission needs to be granted. Detail of the…

You Never Truly Leave Your Favorite Job

I wasn’t a huge fan of high school.  I didn’t hate it—I just always felt my time was not the four years of high school, or at least I hoped it wasn’t! As you can imagine, being 5’7″, with above average intelligence and red hair isn’t normally the recipe for high popularity in an American high school environment.  I wasn’t great at any sport, but…

Critical Retention Strategies: AI Identifies Dissatisfied Employees Before They Leave

By the time an employer knows that an employee is leaving, it’s often too late to change their mind. Tools like artificial intelligence technology can inform retention strategies and help employers predict who is most likely to leave, as well as what incentives might encourage them to stay. For example, workers who switched jobs received an average 15 percent increase in pay at their…

SAP SuccessFactors Time Off – Vacation leave for Sweden Country

SAP Success Factors has come up with a very effective, easy to configure and maintain cloud solution i.e EC Time Off. TIME OFF as the name suggests, is related to booking “time off” for an employee. The entire procedure – from booking the time, to getting it approved and reporting the time absence – is well catered through the single Time Off solution. SF…

This Startup is Paying People to Leave the Bay Area for Remote Work

A new startup has launched a campaign to move Bay area workers into remote roles in other states. It’s called MainStreet, founded by three ex-Googlers who are on a mission to bring more jobs to suburban and rural communities. Some states like Vermont And Alabama are also encouraging these moves. Bay Area residents can get $10,000 if they use the MainStreet platform to find a new…

Paid Family Leave is a No-Brainer

As you begin reading this article, imagine a place where babies are born into the world by mothers and fathers that might want to spend a little bit of time with the newborn.  Just a few weeks though, nothing wild.  Crazy, right?  You would think so when you look at federal policy that protects the rights of working parents, and also at private organizational policies. Here’s…

Just Leave Us Alone

I read a quote last week that I would surely butcher if I tried to recall word-for-word, but the overall theme of the quote was this: People are not required to be constantly available to you, or you to them. And yet, there I sat at 8 AM on a Thursday morning with 57 notifications on my phone. By 7 PM, I had received…

The Details are Critical When Your Sponsored Workers Leave the Country

With holidays already upon us and many coming up over the next several week, organizations with foreign national workers are likely dealing with travel requests from their sponsored employees who are planning international vacations. Especially now, in this time of immigration uncertainty there are a few items to keep top of mind to minimize travel delays and ensure your employees will be able to…

Is a Leave Ever a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA?

Dear Littler: One of our key employees was injured in a serious car accident. She qualified for, and took, a full 12 weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to recover. She was supposed to return to work on Monday but now says she’ll need to take at least another month off for physical therapy as a “reasonable accommodation.” Must…

How New York’s New Paid Family Leave Impacts Your Organization (Even If You’re Not in NY)

Just in case you missed it: Effective January 1, 2018, New York is requiring employers to provide Paid Family Leave (PFL), which will cover up to 8 weeks of paid leave, increasing with time, and may be used alongside the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefit. While this is great news for employees, the change is causing uncertainty among employers who are not always…