6 Pillars of Leave Management: Peripheral Vision

Tasha Patterson@Work


The Importance of Peripheral Vision in Absence Management

Peripheral VisionBy Geoffrey Simpson

Director of Sales & Marketing

One core concept encapsulates our organization’s entire theory about absence management compliance: peripheral vision.

When I first entered the absence management world, I learned this concept from attorney Frank Alvarez, a Principal with Jackson Lewis PC. Alvarez continually emphasized the importance of seeing all the pieces of the absence management puzzle, and urged us to build systems that addressed all absence management compliance considerations, not just the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

As you consider this, you should also recognize the importance of scanning across your entire organization to gather all information needed to make informed decisions. You can use technology to bring all this information into one central place and highlight the most important.

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