The evolution of technology continues to contribute to improving workplace systems and processes, which in turn help to increase efficiency and improve productivity. Email, the internet and Skype have all enabled communication to improve and make the corporate world a more compact place.

In recent years the implementation of time and attendance software by businesses has helped to combat the problem of absenteeism in the workplace. With studies indicating that absenteeism has a negative impact with regard to cost, and also workplace productivity, the importance of keeping reliable statistics, and monitoring trends, cannot be underestimated.

This infographic by Softworks aims to increase awareness on the costs of absenteeism to businesses around the world, and also focuses on some tried and tested methods of dealing with recurring absenteeism.

Author Bio:

David Walsh joined the Softworks communications team in 2010. With a passion for blogging, David spends most of his time researching and writing about the latest trends in workforce management. To get in touch with David, email