3. Creating my schedule

We'll explain to you everything from the creation of a shift to the publication of your schedule !

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Written by Kimberley
Updated over a week ago

With Combo, scheduling is a piece of cake ! Let me explain to you how to do so in a few steps 👍

➡️ Let's head to the Schedule tab :

Creating a shift (or a time slot)

  • Hover your mouse over a white rectangle and click on the "+" that appears

  • Fill in the desired information (label, hours, break time, meal type, personal note for the employee)

  • Repeat this shift as needed on one or more days of the week

  • Click on : create !

Good to know : If the "default break duration when creating a shift" option is enabled, as soon as your shift exceeds the minimum time a break will automatically be added to your shift.

👉 We tell you more about creating a shift in this article.

Creating a split shift

  • Go back to the box of the shift you have just created and click on the "+" which appears at the bottom.

  • Indicate the desired information for this second shift, you can also repeat this shift as needed on one or more days of the week

  • Create

Creating an absence or a weekly rest

  • Hover your mouse over a white rectangle and click on the "+" that appears

  • Click on "New absence"

  • Fill in the desired information (type of time off, date or time slot, personal note for the employee or in order to give more information)

  • Click on : create

Good to know :

  • A time off can be added over half a day even if there is already a time slot scheduled on that day.

  • ou can personnalise the duration of a time off expressed in days (for instance paid leave, sick leave) if it doesn't suit you. We tell you more about it here.

👉 We explain how to create absences right here.

Moving or copying a shift (or time slot)

  • Select the desired shift and keep holding it

  • Drag the shift to the desired location : to move it, slide to the left or to duplicate it, slide to the right.

Handling my favorite shifts

  • Click on the "Favorites" icon ⭐️ at the top right of your schedule

  • Click and drag a shift to the favorites bar so you can add it

  • If you want to create your favorite shift directly, click on the + in the favorites tab

Good to know :

  • Creating favourite shfits enables you to save time.

  • Your favorites bar is specific to each team !

  • By default, we added the weekly rest absence in your favorites bar : a big time saver for your scheduling !

Adding an overall note for my team

  • Click on the date of the schedule to add a note visible to your entire team

Good to know : If it is one of your employees birthday 🥳, a cake will appear in the notes section ! 🎂

Publishing my schedule

  • Once your schedule is ready, you can click on "Publish schedule" at the top right

  • Choose the weeks and teams you want to publish

  • Publish! Your employees will receive their schedules by e-mail and will be able to consult them on their mobile app (if you invited them).

Duplicating my schedule

  • At the top right, click on the "Duplicate the week" icon (next to the "Publish schedule" button)

  • Select the employees for whom you wish to duplicate the schedule, as well as the required weeks

  • Validate

👉 We tell you more on how to duplicate your schedule here.

You are now a true master of Combo 🎉

And if you want even more tips... go to our online guide !

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