Are Employees Using Your Time?
What is the cost to your company when employees are late, on personal phone calls, texting or surfing the internet? If you have a lot of employees, this cost can be signficant. How do you handle an employee who uses your time? How much flexibility do you have with employees who are not working but rather handling personal business?
“Employee Time Theft – You Can’t Afford to Ignore It” on DetroitBusinessLaw.com write about this issue. Do the math and see how much you are potentially losing each year to employees who use your time.
Like any employee issue, it’s important to be clear around your policies and to follow through when an employee is not adhering to it. Maybe your employees work long hours and are productive, so you feel comfortable if they use time for personal use.
The important aspect of this issue is to be aware of the employee’s use of your time
and make decisions that support the business.