Today, we’re diving into the realm of time off requests, exploring how employees can effortlessly request time off through various channels within the UKG solution. From the Time Off Request page to the Timesheet and My Accrual Balances widget, we’ve got you covered. Let’s embark on this journey together and simplify your time off request process.

Understanding Time Off Requests:

Time off requests are a fundamental aspect of managing work-life balance. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Convenient Options: Employees can submit time off requests from multiple areas, including the Time Off Request page, timesheet, and dashboard widgets.
  • Manager Approval: Submitted requests are routed through a workflow for manager approval, ensuring seamless communication and compliance with company policies.

Requesting Time Off:

Discover how to request time off with ease through different avenues:

  • From the Time Off Request Page:
  • Navigate to Menu > My Info > My Time > Time Off > Request.
  • Select the desired time off type and fill in the necessary details in the Request Time Off pop-up window.
  • Click “Submit Request” to finalize your request.
  • Through the Timesheet:
  • Access the Timesheet via Menu > My Info > My Time > Timesheet > Current Timesheet.
  • Click on “More Actions” (…) and select “Request Time Off.”
  • Fill in the required information in the Request Time Off window and submit your request.
  • Via the My Accrual Balances Widget:
  • From the Home dashboard, navigate to Menu > Home.
  • In the My Accrual Balances widget, select “Request [Time Off Name]” or choose “Request Other Time Off” from the dropdown.
  • Complete the request details in the Request Time Off window and submit your request.

Benefits of Utilizing UKG for Time Off Requests:

  • Efficiency: Streamlined processes make requesting time off quick and hassle-free, saving valuable time for both employees and managers.
  • Visibility: Employees have access to comprehensive information about their accrued time off balances, enabling informed decision-making.
  • Flexibility: With multiple avenues for submitting requests, employees can choose the method that best suits their preferences and workflow.

Tips for Effective Time Off Management:

  1. Plan Ahead: Anticipate your time off needs and submit requests in advance whenever possible to ensure coverage and minimize disruptions.
  2. Communicate: Keep your manager informed about your time off plans and any adjustments needed to your schedule.
  3. Stay Organized: Utilize features such as the Time Off Request calendar to track the status of your requests and manage your time off effectively.

By leveraging the robust capabilities of UKG, you can streamline your time off request process and achieve a better balance between work and personal life. Stay tuned for more insights and tips from UKG, your trusted partner in workforce management excellence. Happy time off requesting!