HRM 599 Week 6 Discussions Benefits
Week 6 DQ 1
Paid Time Off (Graded)
Some employers combine all paid time off, such as vacation, sick leave, holidays, and personal days, into one large bank of time, typically called paid time off (PTO). Discuss your organization’s current paid leave program. Does your organization have a PTO bank or several categories of leave accrual? What do you think would be the pros and cons of a PTO bank versus a traditional leave plan, including sick time and vacation?
Week 6 DQ 2
Work/Life Benefits (Graded)
What are some of the flexibilities your organization allows to assist employees with achieving a good balance between work and life responsibilities? Do you think more can be done? If so, describe your perspective on what specific work/life benefits you would like to see implemented and how they would be beneficial to employees and the company.