Masking and managing availability for adjacent shifts
Employee availability depends on a number of criteria. For the sake of completeness these criteria are listed below. Please skip to the "using the adjacent shift mask" heading if you are actually configuringthe mask.
Availability can be set using the employee’s calendar shift by shift by each employee with their own login or by consultants aka office administrators. Availability can be set for both block times or repeated standing availability to any weekly pattern:
Employees' net availability is automatically displayed in a moment when any requirement (booking, shift) is selected
An Employee’s net availability depends on:
Neutral Vendor status
Other agencies which we refer to as "secondary" agencies can be created on the system in which case compliance and availability checks are deferred to the (secondary) supplying agency.
Using the adjacent shift mask
Ava advanced temp staffing web system has a masking setting for masking availability of both overlapping and non-overlapping shifts. This is set up by anyone with supervisor privileges.
Click the setup button or select it from the menu (these are only visible to system supervisors), and type "mask"
You will get a web page which allows you to set the mask:
The left hand column is the shift that is booked and that is masking availability for the other shifts which are displayed in time order, starting with the day before and ending with the following day. Simply tick or untick those shifts you want to mask availability for.