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Shifts - Let non owner manage shifts

Only team members with owner role are able to manage shifts.

Would be helpfull to define shifts manager seperate from their team role.
Shifts are also assigned by supervisors, which are only team member and assigning owner role is not desired.

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  • eleanor commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    would love this implemented pretty quickly. Thank you.
    It is stopping our full adoption of the Teams System for managing our resources.

  • Sam Finlayson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes yes yes!!! This is an absolute MUST!

    In my organisation of 20,000 + employees, at an operational level with site engineers/supervisors on the ground, at the office level we need project managers and team leaders to have the access rights to assign shifts and request they go to a specific engineer via a specific manager, as mentioned below you can ONLY add a shift if you are a TEAM owner which we’re not prepared to do - this is the one and only thing that is stopping us from embracing this suite to the fullest, and since we’ve already started looking at it as a group... time is a key player in this - folks will start to lose interest and will always have that negative connotation leading to a lack of uptake and this has to be adopted across the board if it is going to succeed - Microsoft!! Pay attention to this one!!! Get it done yesterday!

  • ReineB commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We need to have a possibility for the team members to change shifts with each other, without any manager approving.
    As it is now this is much more work for the manager than it should be, they have enough to do anyway.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a major point that is keeping our company from fully adopting this.

    We have groups set up to reflect our departments. We need to assign the department head to a manager role, that can approve time off for the group (department) they are in charge of.

    Would also love the ability to alert HR upon approval, with a TEAMS notification.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree this should be changed, shifts is great but just needs a few tweaks to make it work even better, this being one of them

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, annoying that folks cannot update their own shifts and we need to give them admin rights on the Team.

  • James commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    There needs to be a "Manager" role. Ideally this should be specific to the Group. That way multiple managers on the same team could manage the schedules for the specific group of employees they oversee.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a showstopper for us I think.

    We need the ability for people to be able to edit their own shifts, but at present that means that they have to become the owner of the entire team. In that case they can remove users (including the manager), approve their own time off, or even delete the team entirely.

    Ideally we would need more granular permissions for members, even if it's just a simple "Member can add / edit own shifts - Yes/No".

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Also would add the ability to make approvals of shift offers and swaps non-mandatory - so owners do not need to approve every shift offer and swap.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In StaffHub you could assign admin permissions, within Shifts you have to make them an Admin of the host TEAM which is not practical

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