Allow Staff to Acknowledge Shifts
When a roster is published we would appreciate staff having to acknowledge from within the app that they accept the shifts they have been rostered for. We could then either contact staff who haven't acknowledged their shifts to ensure they are available or to schedule other staff if they are not available.
This would be amazing. However, it needs to happen in conjunction with the "recurring shifts" feature because they don't necessarily need to accept the same shift week after week, that would be an unnecessary burden.
Sean Den Bok commented
This would be a very beneficial feature. Otherwise I have no idea if staff have seen changes.
Chris Foster commented
I agree, if scheduling staff i.e. casuals, we love the ability for that feedback from them that it has been accepted.
Please can this feature come as we really need a accept / decline feature.
We currently use a program that allows staff to accept or decline the shifts they have been assigned. Very useful when scheduling casual staff
Christian Salazar Lince commented
[...] The person receiving the notification of their new shift must accept or reject the shift [...]
De antemano quiero agredecer y felicitarlos por esta herramieta tan útil y ajustada a la necesidad de los equipos con programación de turnos.
Quisiera proponer que se cree (dentro de la lista de agregar turno) un atributo que indique si el turno que se esta asignando es para confirmar o no. Es decir, si la persona que recibe la notificación de su nuevo turno debe aceptar o rechazar la solicitud de nuevo turno.
Gillian Watson commented
We definitely need to have an Accept/ Decline response from our employees. If they are offered work but choose to decline then this still counts towards guaranteed Hours. Their decline response needs to be Held (against the offered time) with a Reason
In some organizations, it's common to have "elect to work" employees.,
For such "Elect to Work" staff (some nurses in Health Care, for example), we need to track whether a shift was OFFERED, but the person is allowed to decline it.
It would help to have a way of flagging a shift as an "Offer", and allowing the recipient to DECLINE it or ACKNOWLEDGE. (Ie: Accept/Reject)
do a approve the shift is done
Let employees actively push a "accept"/"ok" button - or accept a dialog box that states (Yes/OK, I acknowledge this shift is done correctly). This would confirm for the manager that the employee has accepted the points/orders on that shift and they have been "looked/worked" at.
Dr. Alexander Papaspyrou commented
Currently, I have to open every change to mark it as read or grant, which is quite a pain when your team is swapping shifts a lot.
Same would be nice for acknowledging.
if it even let us know that the employee viewed (or didn't view) their schedule.
Ray Smith commented
Some organisations might want to tell (rather than request) employees of a shift change
An acknowledgement back would be useful so everyone can be confident that the right folk will turn up at the right place at the right time.
But the organisation might choose to automatically publish the change irregardless of acknowledgement (as is the case now)
Or they might choose to only publish changes that have been acknowledged.
Other organisations might want to request (rather than tell) employees - so again only publishing changes that have been agree by all parties.
Either way, it is a smart move to collect evidence that employees know where & when they should attend work.
Francisco Ferrinho commented
But keep it effective until admin review, so the shift is in fact scheduled and the admin needs to review the worker justification in order to accept the change.
Peter Stoinov commented
You can make it accept/deny with optional text for reason.