We all need some time off from time to time. Long working hours and jam-packed weeks tend to affect our lifestyles in a significant way, and an occasional vacation is required to restore the balance. You could need some time off to take care of some crucial domestic chores or in some cases you may just be heading off to a vacation to unwind. However, before your vacation can begin, you need to battle some really important questions about your time off. For instance, you need to be sure how many vacation days you have left. In addition, you need to have your vacation, sometimes on short notice. In older days, you had to start playing e-mail tag with your company’s HR department to find out this information as well as trying to get your leave approved. Not only can this be an extremely tiresome process, but it also can take a lot of time and take the fun out of your vacation.
The good news is that BPM has a solution to all of your workplace problems, including this one. There are some really innovative adaptive BPM solutions that make it possible to automatically track your vacation days and know how many you have already taken off and how many remain. In fact, the entire process of requesting time off and having it approved can be automated. So all you need to do is make a request on the software and wait for it to be approved. This software will also allow you the option to view your vacation day balance and find out in detail how many you have already taken and how many you still could. Such software turns out to be extremely helpful, making the entire process extremely simple and user friendly. Also, inconvenient situations such as disapproved vacations can be completely automated so nobody has to write an inconvenient e-mail saying that you cannot take off on your holiday.
Some Features You Can Expect From Time-Off Request Software Are:
• Display your current balance of vacation hours as for the HR database;
• Automatic calculation facilitating the deduction of approved time-off hours;
• Detailed description of all previous time-off requests;
• Automatic warnings for time-off requests exceeding the scheduled hours balance;
• Easy display off approvals and denials, sometimes with reasons as well;
• Digital signature for all approvals;
• Automated e-mail notifications for approvals, denials, or any other information.
Such a BPM tool can help you effectively manage your time-off requests and continue to enjoy your work, as well as your vacations, to the fullest.