Call-Outs

Most creative excuses given not to work

Most creative excuses given not to work

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Every year I like to ask: What do you feel is the most imaginative call-out you received this past year? We're totally into interactive blogging, so please note yours below. We had some doozies when I asked this before. Check out some I've heard recently.

Reducing overtime expenses

Reducing overtime expenses

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Julie Harris, Sr. Director of Clinical Services at Merrimack Health Group, was struggling with a common healthcare problem: One of her communities was experiencing staff call-outs and the resulting overtime expenses.

When good excuses go bad

When good excuses go bad

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Do you ever sometimes just want to say, "I'm not buying that one" when you get some absolutely bizarre excuse from a staff member as to why she called out?