Having multiple employees requesting time off can create havoc for any business owner—but especially those who run a small company on their own. Without an HR department devoted to tracking the number of paid sick days that each employee has left for the year—as well as the number of rollover vacation days, the legal issues related to a lengthy leave of absence, and the various company policies that need to be followed—it can become nearly impossible to stay on top of who will and won’t be coming into the office on a daily basis.
Perq is a web-based application that makes it easier to schedule leave time by putting all the tools that you need to stay organized at your fingertips. For employees, the application serves as a way to give notice to your boss that you’re planning to take time off. You can describe your reason, leave an optional message, and use a calendar to manually click which days you will not be available. From there, your manager will receive a notice of your request which can be approved to denied.
In addition, Perq lets managers see a continually updated list of who will and will not be in the office at any given time, and keeps a clear record of when each vacation request was received. Finally, for the policymakers themselves—be it the company boss or CEO—Perq helps you create customized leave policies that encompass all aspects of your business, and which employees can log on to review at any time. Overall, Perq is an intuitive web application with the goal of making it easier for companies to manage their employees’ paid and unpaid days off work.
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