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Say Goodbye to FMLA Tracking Spreadsheets

Managing leave events by using Excel spreadsheets and desk calendars can get burdensome in a hurry. And yet, so many HR professionals rely on these seemingly innocent sheets.

What many people don’t consider is the cost of a spreadsheet. Sure, you might think of it as ‘free’ because the software is already on your computer, but is that the only cost to consider?

Let’s consider the amount of time it takes to format an Excel document (what is a pivot table anyway?). And consider how much time is spent sending it back and forth between necessary personnel or departments. And, let’s be honest, how much time do you spend looking for the latest version of your sheet in your files ... that time adds up. And your time is valuable.

The more time you are spending on an Excel spreadsheet, the more money that spreadsheet is costing your organization. In addition, that time isn’t being used to request recertification for a leave, follow up with absent employees, or determine if an absent employee is eligible for additional benefits.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could use all the time spent managing a spreadsheet to manage a leave event?

With the flexibility of cloud software you can. By upgrading to managing absence in the cloud (in a secure, scalable environment), you can reduce the undue administrative burden placed on leave specialists by spreadsheets.

Specialists and program managers can log in anytime, anywhere to get up-to-the-minute details on a leave of absence – eliminating the need to pass around spreadsheets or seek out the latest version of a manual document. Additionally, your cloud software solution strengthens and streamlines workflows by providing a clean interface and the reporting capabilities you need to stay organized. You’ll gain deeper insight into absence trends without formatting, setting up pivot tables, or managing graphical output and chart colors.

Each time you log in, the information you need is at your fingertips in an easy-to-use, simple layout so you can spend your valuable minutes getting your employees back to work sooner – saving money for your company in more ways than one.

Wave goodbye to spreadsheets and say hello to a healthier bottom line (and a happy management team).