The objective of this tutorial is to help you understand how to mark the Humanity calendar with company & public holidays.
Access from your: Computer
Applies to: Managers
Humanity allows you to mark the calendar days for public or company holidays. Holidays can be uploaded in Humanity by using calendar URL link or file.
The option to upload a custom holidays calendar by using Google Calendar is also available.
Things to know before you begin:
- You must have a manager/admin access privileges in Humanity to access and setup Public or Company Holidays.
- Make sure the calendar file link extension should be .ics or the file extension must be .iCal to import into Humanity.
The scenario outlined in this tutorial consists of the following building blocks:
- Create Calendar File in Google Calendar
- Importing the Calendar via the iCal Link in Humanity
- Importing the Calendar via a File in Humanity
Create Calendar File in Google Calendar
Step 1: Go to your Google Account > Click on Google App at right top > Select Calendar as shown in Image 1.
Step 2: Click on the plus sign available next to 'Other calendars' option as shown in Image 2.
Step 3: Create new calendar as shown in Image 3.
Step 4: Name the calendar as per the requirement as shown in Image 4.
Note: Once created, click on the 'configure' option to access settings as shown in Image 5.
Step 5: Change the access permission of the calendar to ‘Public’ as shown in Image 6.
Step 6: Click 'OK' as shown in Image 7.
Step 7: Add your holidays on the calendar by creating full-day events manually as shown in Image 8.
Step 8: Once you are done, click on the more option to access the settings of ‘New Calendar’ as shown in Image 9.
Step 9: Under settings, go for the public address of this new calendar in the iCal format as shown in Image 10.
Note: Copy the link and keep it safe.
Import Calendar via iCal Link in Humanity
Step 1: Click ‘Settings' Module from the top panel as shown in Image 11.
Step 2: Click on ‘Leave & Availability ' tab from the left-hand side as shown in image 12.
Step 3: Click on the ‘arrow down’ icon as shown in Image 13.
Step 4: Click ‘Import Calendar’ tab from the drop-down as shown in Image 14.
Step 5: Paste the iCal link next to ‘Calendar Url’ tab and type the calendar name next to ‘Calendar Name’ as shown in Image 15.
Step 6: Click ‘Submit’ tab as shown in Image 16.
Importing the Calendar via a File in Humanity
Step 1: Click ‘Settings' Module from the top panel as shown in Image 17.
Step 2: Click on ‘Leave & Availability ' tab from the left-hand side as shown in image 18.
Step 3: Click on the ‘arrow down’ icon as shown in Image 19.
Step 4: Click ‘Import Calendar’ tab from the drop-down as shown in Image 20.
Step 5: Select the Calendar file by clicking onto the calendar file space as shown in Image 21.
Step 6: Click ‘Submit’ tab as shown in Image 22.
Note: It will populate all of the holidays on your Humanity Calendar. You can check details by going to ShiftPlanning module.
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