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  1. tabs

    For my work I have to look at A LOT of files in a lot of different teams, while chatting with team members. Every time someone chats me, I lose my place in a file/team. I'll have a powerpoint deck open that I'm looking at, and be talking to someone about and I can't switch between the two. Give us TABS. Let us chat and keep multiple places open until WE choose to close them. It would save so much time. It's frustrating to have to click through 100 things again to find my spot AGAIN and then lose it…

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  2. Swifts - Sceduling reports

    As admin you can export a time report in the settings of Shifts.
    I would like to see an option to scedule the report daily each week.

    Combinding this with Flow would be amazing!

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  3. Option to Hide Group Shifts

    Within the team I am a part of, there are individual groups for the various departments in our organization. Everyone's schedule in every group is visible to me, but I do not want to see every other department's schedule, just mine. Having the option to hide different group shifts would be very helpful.

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  4. Holiday Acceptance Editing during acceptance

    I changed all my granted holiday requests to green so they are easily visible on the planner, when i accept a holiday request they default to grey when accepted, is there a way when i'm accepting a request i can alter the colour and shift times etc.
    Also my team will generally request a full day but really they should just request the hours they would be on shift. If i could alter this to fit correctly and change the colours to the correct ones as i accept it would save me having to do it after the fact?

    2 votes
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  5. Can’t add users in the Shifts app in Microsoft Teams

    We are aware that we are not able to add user who does not have the first name and the last name registered in Microsoft 365 admin center.
    So, it would be great if we could add users without entering the first name and the last name in Shifts.

    2 votes
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  6. Allow users to offer a Shift to their entire group

    If a user is unable to work a shift and needs someone from their group to cover for them, they should be able to offer the shift to all users in their group. There is already functionality for offering to multiple users, but in a group with 20+ people it becomes a bit unwieldy to select everybody.

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  7. Ability to add time off to other users shift in the mobile app

    I would like to be able to add Time Off and assign it to a user within the mobile app. Currently it only lets you request time off for yourself. When staff call in Sick or take a holiday i want to be able to make the change whilst on the move.

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  8. Default shift pattern

    Ability to add a default shift pattern for users that can be updated to reflect different working hours temporarily or holidays

    2 votes
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  9. automatically add a preset colour .. i.e. Working at home becomes yellow, sick is Grey etc

    automatically add a preset colour .. i.e. Working at home becomes yellow, sick is Grey etc

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  10. Can you introduce a thick line/marker in the week view to delineate between users' shifts?

    Can you introduce a thick line/marker in the week view to delineate between each users' shifts?
    At the moment it can be hard to see each persons bookings as they blur into 1.

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  11. Share schedule changes with affected employee

    Share schedule changes with affected employee

    2 votes
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  12. Employees frequently call out when I only have access to my mobile device. I need access to the entire schedule to get coverage.

    Employees frequently call out when I only have access to my mobile device. I need access to the entire schedule to get coverage

    2 votes
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  13. Reports to track hours utilisation, more colors and

    My team is actively using Shifts to schedule teacher calendars. It would be useful:-


    1. to be able to set weekly contracted hours for each staff prior to creating a shifts so that utilisation hours can tracked against it. (Eg. A staff is contracted to work 20 hours a week, it would be good to see the shift hours against it)


    2. Not have the Shift Name replace the Time in display


    3. Have more colour options to code things/ a coding system that allows automated flagging of clashes between shifts/ overtime or even cancellations.


    4. More options to extract reports to track hours…

    2 votes
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  14. Our organization needs to be able to schedule 24 hour shifts, but at this time will only go from 7a-6:45a the next day for tracking hours.

    Our organization needs to be able to schedule 24 hour shifts, but at this time will only go from 7a-6:45a the next day. Otherwise tracking hours is inconsistent.

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  15. Open Shifts viewable to everyone on the Team

    I would like the option for everyone on the team to see open Shifts, not just the people in the subgroup where the Open shift is available.

    2 votes
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  16. Adding notes to shifts

    the notes system is incredibly annoying that you can select the middle of text (and it even moves the cursor) but you cant type/amend anything,it just adds it to the end, so you have to press delete all the way back to the error and type it all out again.

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  17. Send message to Staff currently working

    In Staffhub there is the "Now" button at the bottom and I could quickly see who's working and send an individual a message or everyone. I find the chat/txt capability in Shifts cumbersome.

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  18. Change "Theme" to "Category"

    Instead of "Theme" call it "Category" and allow them to be editable (at an admin level). I would like to measure work based on different clients, but trying to keep track of who is "white" and who is "blue" is difficult

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  19. Shifts-Time Clock (Mix of Time Clock and no Time Clock employees)

    I'm glad you have released the Time Clock feature within Teams. It would be great if we could turn the Time Clock/Shifts off/on per user for those that are Salaried, so it doesn't show in Shifts app. We would want to keep their shift hours (currently viewable in Shifts app. and also have the ability for Requests (Time Off, etc), We also have no need (when salaried) to export their work hours since fixed hours for Payroll.

    2 votes
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  20. Shifts- Work Days, like M-F (no Sat/Sun)

    You currently have the ability to select the starting day (like Monday), but in our situation, we only work M-F, so this makes creating schedule more cumbersome since I have to skip over Sat/Sun. Seems you could allow ending day of the week or maybe a checkbox for each day worked.

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