This feature can only be accessed by Editor Managers and Administrators.
Appogee Leave Administrators and Team Managers have the ability to record Leave on behalf of a user. This is called Backfill.
This feature can also be used for recording Historical leave but is not suitable for sickness reports which managers already have the ability to do. If you would like to learn how to submit sickness reports on behalf of others, see this help article.
To access the backfill feature, click on the MANAGEMENT dashboard:
Click on the Requests tab:
Click on the Backfill button as shown below:
You will be directed to the following page where you should enter the employee's email address.
The Backfill tab on the next page will allow you to enter the request details for this employee.
There is also a Requests tab which shows requests made by this user. You can use it to check their other requests:
Enter the following details:
- Leave Type.
- Date Range
Half days can be entered by clicking on Advanced Options:
- Working Days/Hours
- Reason for Leave
When you are satisfied with the details, click Save:
The request will now be created and it will also be automatically approved. This means that it will not go through the approval process and no notifications will be sent.