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bob’s mobile app brings you a seamless experience on the go. Stay up-to-date with company insights and complete quick HR actions from the palm of your hand. If you don't have it already, head over to the app stores and download now!

How to use the bob HR app

Home Screen

bob HR's home screen gives you access to all of the app's functionalities with ease.

  • Clock in and out by clicking on the yellow button.
  • Check in and see which of your teammates have checked in. Under My Team you can see which of your teammates have checked in and out to understand their availability throughout the day. 
  • Press the blue request time off button to start a request.
  • Navigate to Post Something at the top of the home screen to create and post Shoutouts with an optional image shared with your site or the entire company.
  • Navigate to Kudos at the top of the home screen to create and post Kudos shared with your site or the entire company.
  • Scroll down to view, react with an emoji, and comment to Shoutouts and Kudos directly from your home feed.
  • Scroll down to see who in your organization is out today, new joiners, people's upcoming birthdays, and work anniversaries.
  • Click on anyone's profile picture to access their profile.

Shoutouts

Share company news and communicate vital information to your people that are accessible from the homepage of the app. Employees can easily engage with your posts.

  • Navigate to Post Something at the top of the home screen to create and post Shoutouts.
  • Write your text and add an optional image or take a photo.
  • Select audience, either your site or the entire company, and post.
  • View, react with an emoji, and comment to Shoutouts directly from your home feed.


Kudos

Recognize your people and their accomplishments with Kudos that are accessible from the homepage of the app. Employees can join in on the celebration and praise.

  • Navigate to Kudos at the top of the home screen to create and post Kudos shared with your site or the entire company.
  • Write your text and tag specific people in the post.
  • Select audience, either your site or the entire company, and post.
  • View, react with an emoji, and comment to Shoutouts directly from your home feed.

People

Clicking on the People icon in the menu at the bottom of your screen takes you to the People directory where you can search and find profiles for everyone at your company.

  • Enter a name in the Search field to find who you're looking for.
  • Scroll down to browse in alphabetical order.
  • Use the alphabetical index on the right for quick scroll.
  • Press on any co-workers name to view their profile and access their contact details.

People Profile

Learn more about each person's role in your organization profile page. Find your co-workers' contact information, and stay up-to-date on their important events such as birthdays, anniversaries and time off. Click on a profile picture from the homepage or a name from the people directory to access the cowrker's profile.

  • Click the phone, email, Skype or Slack icon to start a conversation with the profile owner.
  • Learn about the coworkers direct reports or manager.



Attendance
To ease your daily clock ins and timesheet management, the bob HR app brings all the functionalities you need to manage your attendance. From clocking in and out, to completing missing entries and submitting your timesheets, we've got you covered so no working minute will go unaccounted for.

Clicking on the clock icon in the menu at the bottom of your screen takes you to the Attendance section of the app.

  • Clocking in will mark your current status as actively checked in with a green color and clocking out will mark your status as inactive with a gray color. 
  • View total days and hours worked as well as the current cycle's dates.
  • Manually complete missing entries or utilize the Quick fix functionality to update all of this cycle's missing entries at once.
  • Press the Previous Cycles tab to view information, manage and submit the previous cycle's timesheet.

Time Off

Dreaming of vacation or looking to work from home? This is your place to view, manage and request your time off. From any screen in the app, press on the Time Off sunset icon in the menu at the bottom of your screen.

  • See your upcoming requests for time off along with their current status.
  • View a breakdown of your balances by each policy type.
  • Click the Request button under any of your policies to request time off.



 Request Time Off

  • To submit a time off request, press the Request time off button on the home screen, or the on the Time Off screen click Request under the policy for which you would like to make the request.
  • Select the desired date range by clicking on the left tile under When and scrolling through the date wheel that opens.
  • To the right of the date wheel, choose whether you'd like your time off to start with a full day ('All day'), morning or afternoon off.
  • Press Done at the top right of the date wheel.
  • Click on the right tile under When and repeat the same process as above for selecting the end of your time off period.
  • Add comments or a description in the Description field if you'd like to give your manager more information about your request.
  • Click Submit.

A submitted time off request is sent to your direct manager. You can track the status of your request in the Time Off section of the app.


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