Absenteeism is not something that is confined to a few sectors of the economy. It is one of the most persistent obstacles to productivity, profitability and competitiveness. It causes overtime, late deliveries, dissatisfied customers and a decline in employee morale amongst workers who are expected to cover for an absent employee. The indirect costs often exceed the direct cost of absenteeism. Scheduling based on time and a specific number of employees, in turn, becomes a guessing game. Check out our infographic for more information and for top tips on reducing workplace absenteeism.