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When PTO approved block off time in calendar

When an employee's paid time off (PTO) request is approved, block off the employee’s calendar for the duration of their leave.

How to automatically block time off on Google Calendar

With Rippling’s Workflow Automator, you can automatically create a calendar block when an employee’s paid time off (PTO) is approved.

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Whether you’re taking one day off or a full week’s vacation, it’s good practice to block that time off in your work calendar before you go. That way, your colleagues know not to invite you to upcoming meetings, instead of being left to wonder if you’ll be joining or not. 

But while it may be good practice, it’s not an easy task to ensure that your employees do this consistently.

With this Recipe, you can eliminate the effort and inconsistency of manual calendar blocks. When an employee’s request for PTO is approved, Rippling will automatically block off time in their calendar for the duration of their leave.

Prefer to send placeholder events to just your immediate teammates? As with all our workflow Recipes, you can customize this template to your exact needs, including when it should trigger, what the actions should be, who it should go to, and more.

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Manage all your people operations from one powerful, intuitive system. From payroll to benefits, employee engagement to time tracking, Rippling's deep understanding of your employees and operations helps you automate away busy work. Finally, you can focus on the important stuff—your people.

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About Google Workspace

Google Workspace is a collection of enterprise-based products—like Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, and more—offered by Google via a monthly subscription platform to help streamline the user's business.

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