FAQ

Frequently asked questions about scheduling

When do staff get notified of their shifts?
Shift notifications are sent when: 1.  A new schedule is published 2.  A schedule is modified and your manager hits "Send changes to Staff", ...
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 at 11:56 AM
How do I copy and paste a shift
To speed up data entry RecStaff allows you to copy and paste both on the shift tab and the work tab. To copy and paste a shift 1.  Click on the shif...
Mon, 6 Aug, 2018 at 3:40 PM
How do I create a new schedule?
When you want to start from scratch with a blank calendar canvas. 1.  Manage Scheduling 2.  Schedules 3.  Create Blank Schedule 4.  Fill in the dialo...
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 at 1:19 PM
How do I copy an existing schedule?
Copying your schedules from week to week is the quickest and most efficient way to create schedules. 1.  Manage Scheduling 2.  Schedules 3.  Copy Exis...
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 at 1:35 PM
How do I modify a schedule?
Modifying schedules is super simple. 1.  First you must access the schedule you wish to modify.  There are two ways to access existing schedules from th...
Wed, 5 Sep, 2018 at 2:16 PM
How do I publish a schedule?
After you've added all your shifts and work assignments (optional) and you're ready for the schedule to be sent to staff you publish the schedule....
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 at 2:30 PM
How do I copy and paste a work assignment
Individual work assignments can be copied and pasted to speed the data entry process. If you are working on a PC: 1.  Click on the work assignment to h...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 10:47 AM
How do a copy and paste a group of work assignments?
Groups of work assignments can be copied and pasted to another shift to speed the data entry process. If you are working on a PC: 1.  Choose the schedu...
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019 at 2:33 PM
How do I assign staff to a shift or schedule?
1.  Manage Scheduling - Schedules 2.  From the Current Schedules listing page click on the VSB icon of the schedule you are adding staff assignments ...
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018 at 12:42 PM
How do I know if staff are available for a shift?
When you are assigning staff to shifts you can tell based on the icon(s) beside their name on the Staff Pick List whether or not they are available to work ...
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018 at 1:10 PM