Setting up locations and departments

Within Shiftbase you can easily create locations and departments.


The locations are a group of departments. Schematically, an overview of the structure:

The benefits for using departments are:

  • News posts can be posted by department.

  • The schedule can be made by department.

  • Hours can be registered by department.

  • Reporting can be done per location / department.

  • Employees list is shown by department.

  • Absence is requested by department.

  • Exchange employees between different departments.

  • Notification can be handled at department level.

  • Permissions can be set per department.

Using this structure, you can set up your business.
Locations and departments can be managed through: Settings > Locations & departments.
Information about managing locations and departments

Example setup for a retail chain:

Example setup for a hotel chain: