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PTO Tracker: Using your existing tools like Slack, Google and Outlook Calendar’s

PTO Tracker: Using your existing tools like Slack, Google and Outlook Calendar’s

by Andrew
April 26, 2023

Using Slack, Google Calendar, Excel and Microsoft Outlook Calendar with a PTO (Paid Time Off) Tracker can bring several benefits for individuals and teams in an organization. Some of these benefits include:

  1. Improved Communication: Slack can be used as a communication platform to share PTO requests and approvals, which can help streamline the PTO request process. With this integration, team members can easily access the PTO Tracker and check the availability of their colleagues.
  2. Efficient Scheduling: Google Calendar and Microsoft Outlook Calendar can be used to view team members’ time off, and schedule meetings, and appointments, which can be viewed by all team members. This can help in reducing scheduling conflicts and improving the overall efficiency of the team.
  3. Better Visibility: With using these tools integrated with a PTO Tracker, team members can easily see who is out of office, which can help in planning projects and delegating tasks accordingly. This can also help in avoiding delays and ensuring that deadlines are met. There are many more resources to leverage visibility into your team’s time-off.
  4. Time Savings: By integrating Slack, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook Calendar with a PTO Tracker, team members can save time in managing their PTO requests, scheduling appointments, and keeping track of their time off. This can help in improving productivity and reducing administrative tasks.
  5. Reporting: You are already using Excel. Now, imagine if everything is automatically inputted, calculated, and error free? Imagine if you can just request the information you want including compliance reporting for government reporting. 

Overall, using Slack, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook Calendar with a PTO Tracker can bring several benefits for individuals and teams in an organization. It can help in improving communication, scheduling efficiency, visibility, accountability, and saving time

Make sure when you access a Vacation Tracker or PTO Tracker you are taking into account your existing tools and how easily it is to set them up with the tool you are evaluating. 

Planleave has easy setup with all of these tools and easy instructions both on our website Planleave Documentation and within the application. And take a look at our ROI Calculator to assess the benefit moving from spreadsheets to automating your team’s time-off here  PTO Tracker ROI Calculator

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