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Finding a Replacement for a Shift

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Overview

If your employee can’t make it to their shift, you can find a replacement to quickly find another employee who can work the shift. The first employee to accept the shift will be automatically assigned the shift to their schedule.

You can also find a replacement from your iPhone or Android phone.

From the Scheduler

  1. Click Calendar Scheduler.

  2. Hover your cursor over the shift for which you need to find a replacement, click More button, then click Find Replacement.
  3. Select the employees you’d like to be able to pick the shift up, then click Offer Shift. Only qualified employees who aren’t already scheduled for a shift show as replacement options. If an employee accepts the shift, it’s automatically reassigned.Employees are sent an email letting them know the shift is available. If you click to edit the shift after a replacement request has been initiated, click View Request at the bottom of the window to view the details of the replacement request.

From the Dashboard

The Dashboard displays shifts that take place in the next 12 hours. If you need to find a replacement for a shift that takes place more than 12 hours in the future, follow our steps to find a replacement from the Scheduler.

  1. Go to the Dashboard.
  2. In Today’s Schedule, click the shift for which you need to find a replacement.
  3. Click Find Replacement.
  4. Select the employees you’d like to be able to pick the shift up, then click Offer Shift.
    NOTE: Only qualified employees who aren’t already scheduled for a shift show as replacement options.After initiating the replacement, employees are sent an email letting them know the shift is available. Shifts with pending Shift Requests are highlighted with Shift Requests in the Today’s Schedule widget.If an employee accepts the shift, it’s automatically reassigned.
Updated on November 17, 2021

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