Creating & Managing Events

Enter your Events into 7shifts to see them on the Schedule. This will help you schedule the right number of staff on busy nights and allow your staff to see these upcoming Events as well.

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Prerequisites

⚠️ Managers/Assistant Managers will require the permission: 'Can manage events'.


Create an Event

Use the tabs to change your viewing preferences through the mobile or web app:

Mobile 📱 Web 🖥️
  1. Tap the More menu ☰ button > Events:


  2.  
  3. Tap the in the top right corner of the screen:



  4. Enter the event details and tap Save:



  5. The event is now visible to you and all the Employees assigned at that Location. Any day with an Event will show a green indicator dot. Tap on the day to view and edit the Event details:



  6. Your Events will also be visible on the Schedule tab, just under the date and day of the week:



  7. Tap on the Event to view or edit details.

    Nice job! Your event has been successfully created.


Employees Viewing Events

Employees can see the Events on their schedule from both the mobile app and the web app.

Here's what an employee will see when viewing their shift details on the mobile app:

Here's what they'll see on their Dashboard page when they login to the web app at app.7shifts.com

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Employees will also be able to see Scheduled Events when their shifts are emailed to them upon a Schedule published:

If you have the Shift Reminders setting enabled, details of Events are also included in the notifications that are sent.

 

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