Shift scheduling basics

Learn about the scheduling features offered and how to use them

29 articles in this collection
Written by Grace Campoll and Lyuba Kharitonova

Does Sling have automatic scheduling?

About specifying "rules" to get a schedule created for you
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I schedule a shift?

Learn how to schedule your first shift
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

How do I save shifts once I added them to the calendar?

Learn the basics of scheduling shifts
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

How do I notify employees when I publish a new schedule?

Learn how to let your staff know they have new shifts
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete a shift?

Learn different ways to delete a shift
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete all shifts?

Learn how to clear the calendar of all shifts
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I schedule recurring shifts?

Learn how to make a shift repeat
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

Can I copy recurring shifts?

Learn how to duplicate a recurrence and assign it to additional employees
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete recurring shifts?

Learn how to remove all shifts in a recurrence
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I create shift templates?

Learn how to create templates for your weekly schedules
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

What is the difference between Unassigned and Available shifts?

Learn when to use both
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

How do I create an Available shift?

Learn how to create available shifts
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I approve more than one person for an available shift?

Learn how to assign multiple applicants to one shift
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I copy shifts?

Learn how to copy your schedule or selected shifts
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

How do I view shift history?

Learn how to review changes made to a shift
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I copy an individual shift?

Learn how to copy one shift as well as a shortcut to do this quickly!
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I use time blocks?

Learn how to set and use time blocks to schedule faster
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do admins/managers share unpublished shifts?

Learn about sharing unpublished shifts when multiple managers are working on one schedule
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

Can I reassign recurring shifts to a different employee?

Learn how to transfer all shifts in a recurrence to a new employee
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

Can I schedule employees across different time zones?

Learn about time zone conversion in Sling
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

Can I sort the schedule by start time?

Learn how to view the calendar by shift time
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

​How do I edit multiple shifts at the same time?

Learn about changing more than one shift at a time
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I disable time off requests for a day?

Learn how to disable time off requests for busy days
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I schedule multiple employees at once?

Learn how to add more than one person to a shift
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a split shift?

Learn how to enter a split shift
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How do I create an open-ended shift?

Learn how to create a shift that does not show an end time
Written by Grace Campoll
Updated over a week ago

How can I publish only the current week's shifts?

Learn how to choose which shifts will be published when using recurring shifts
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

How do I enter a time off request for an employee?

Learn how to schedule time off for your employees
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago

How do I redo changes I just undid?

Learn how to bring the undone changes back
Written by Lyuba Kharitonova
Updated over a week ago