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Holiday booking: making it effective and easy

Published on 27 April 2019

Holiday booking: making it effective and easy

Too often the annual leave process is clunky, admin-heavy, unfair and with bad operational impact. Having seen some great approaches as well as some awful ones, here is my list of guiding principles, which require action at each stage of the planning cycle. 

Have you got any holidays booked? It’s the classic hair dresser question. Most people have a holiday, like to talk about their next adventure and it’s a legal entitlement. Yet, every year I am asked by members about the best way to manage this. There’s no silver-bullet answer, but here is my list of guiding principles. Remember, a great process is also a chance to enable a culture of mutual benefit; if you do this, we can do this for you. Read the full article

First Published in the 2019 Best Practice Guide

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Author: Leanne McNamee

Categories: Library, Planning & Resourcing


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