The new, easy to use Absence Request tool is designed to simplify the management of holiday requests the People Inc. system.
Using their Employee Self-Service account, employees select dates with a calendar view to request leave. Requests are routed to line managers who can view a departmental calendar to approve or decline requests.
Along with automatic email notifications of approved or declined requests, plus the ability to withdraw a request, this makes for fewer clicks whilst saving paper and time.
Making an Absence Request
Users select the type of leave entitlement, the start & end dates from a calendar screen. A booking summary screen allows for any changes to be made, add any notes and to submit the request. When a booking is submitted a message is sent to the group manager(s). A request can be withdrawn at any time before the period of absence begins.
Managing Team Requests
Managers can view the status of requests (& notes) made by group members listed in the Team Requests screen which displays a schedule of events for the group (a personal view is also available).
With the data presented in an easy to view format, Managers can make a quick informed decision to approve or reject a request which generates an email notification to the employee with the status of their request, The whole process is just a few clicks saving both time and resources.