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Leave management use cases

Manage employee absences and leave requests without leaving Slack. With Actioner, you can easily track PTOs, request sick leave, approve vacations, and so much more in Slack.

Request leave in Slack

Easily request PTO, vacation or sick leave in Slack.


Check team member absence in Slack

Find out who is absent, what type of leave team members requested, and how long it will last.


Approve and decline leave requests in Slack

Respond to team member leave requests without leaving Slack.


Cancel upcoming leave requests

Change of plans? Cancel your upcoming leaves effortlessly in Slack!


Employee time-off Slack reminders

Track absences of your coworkers directly from Slack.


Utilize AI for leave management in Slack

Request leave, check employee profile, and more just by instructing Actioner in Slack.


Frequently asked questions

What is Catalog app? Do I have to use it for Time-off app?

The Catalog app is designed to simplify the storage and management of user details within your Slack workspace. It's a central repository for various user-related information that can be utilized by multiple apps. One such app that makes use of Catalog is Time-off.

Time-off relies on Catalog for handling user and team-related operations. Specifically, Time-off focuses on storing and managing leave-related information for users. Meanwhile, Catalog stores a broader range of generic user details that can be leveraged by various apps beyond just Time-off.

Before you can use Time-off to manage leave requests and related details for a user, you must first create or store that user's general information within Catalog. Once the user's information is created in the app, it can then be seamlessly added on to Time-off for specific time-off management purposes.

Can I implement different leave policies for different offices or teams?

You have the flexibility to apply multiple leave policies on App config. Once you've set up these policies, you can then use the Assign policy to employees workflow to allocate a specific policy to individual employees based on their location, seniority, or department.

Can I define unique leave types with distinct rules?

Yes, you can customize leave types and their rules to suit your organization's needs. Simply create a copy of your leave policy in Documents tab, or modify the properties for existing ones. After making your adjustments, be sure to apply your changes.

Is it possible to change leave notifications and AI Agent channels?

Yes. You can run Configure settings workflow to change both leave notifications and AI Agent channels. You can also choose to send a notification to when the channels are changed to notify users in your Slack workspace.

Is it possible to turn on and off leave notifications?

Yes, you can easily enable or disable leave notifications from the Settings config. This functionality also provides you with the flexibility to choose on which channels you receive notifications related to leave requests.

What is the AI agent, and how does it assist in leave management?

AI agent acts as a virtual assistant for your leave management tasks. When you send a message to the AI agent channel, the AI Agent springs into your policy to assist you. You can also ask agent to suggest you a workflow that suits to your message. For instance, if you ask Check Amy's profile, AI agent replies to your message including a button that guides you to the workflow matching your query. Moreover, if you include parameter details in your message, such as Request PTO for 2 days the AI Agent will automatically fill in parameters for your requests and streamline the process of managing leave requests and inquiries.

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