Partial Shift Pick-Up Settings

Learn how to enable and set up option for your Employees to request just a part of Open Shifts

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Written by Hamza Nadeem
Updated over a week ago


The objective of this tutorial is to help you grasp different options to customize the behavior of the partial shift pick-up feature.


Access from your: Computer
Applies to: Admins and Managers

Enable Employees to be able to request just parts of Open Shifts, as well as define if users with scheduling roles need to approve these requests and what should their minimum length be.

Things to know before you begin:

  1. You must have Admin/Manager access privileges in Humanity to enable this feature.

  2. 'Employees can request to pick up a part of open shift' being ON is a pre-requisite setting for other settings mentioned in the article.

Partial Shift Pick-Up Settings

Step 1: Go to Settings Module using the gear icon at the top-right > Select ShiftPlanning tab from the left-hand side, as shown in Image 1.

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Step 2: Under Shift Pickup, Trades and Approvals section, as shown in image 2:

  • Check the box next to "Employees can request to pick up a part of and open shift" if you want to enable Employees to submit partial shift requests.

  • Check the box next to "Employee requests to pick up a part of an open shift are automatically approved" if you don't want to manually choose and decide what to do with such requests.

  • Pick a time from a dropdown menu next to "Minimum Shift duration required for pick" to set a minimum length of the partial shift request an Employee can submit.

    > Click Save Settings from the top-right of the screen to save the new state of settings.

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