Navigating the leave of absence process can be confusing, stressful, and time-consuming—for your employees, their managers, and your HR team.

Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to lift the FMLA burden for everyone involved, while still providing the personal touch your employees need more than ever during this tricky time in their lives. Join longtime HR pro and Fistful of Talent contributor Dawn Burke as she shares simple strategies for communicating effectively to your employees and their managers so they know exactly what to expect every step of the way—and so you don’t feel so overwhelmed by questions and red tape you start hiding under your desk.

Specifically, you’ll learn:

• How to design a simple communication plan that helps walk your employees and managers through the process from start to finish
• Subtle little things you can do to create a more empathetic process
• 7 communication tips for reducing employee questions and mistakes on your end—and more!

Key Speakers

Lynn Gresham
Moderator: Contributing Editor Employee Benefit News and Employee Benefit Adviser
Dawn Burke
HR Pro and Fistful of Talent Contributor