How Does This Functionality Help You? 

  • Create Breaks Tab: Quickly insert required breaks into all shifts.
  • Edit Shift: Manually insert break time into single shifts.


Templates Section: Breaks



Create Assigned Break in Single Shift

  1. Select a template to open the shift list. (Example above: Client 1)
  2. To manually insert break into one shift, select on the Start time of the shift to open the Edit Shift pop-up window.
  3. Select the Break start time field. Time picker pop-up window displays.
  4. Choose from the time picker pop-up the break start time. You can also manually type in the time in the text box.

  5. Choose the break end time. 

  6. Select Save.
  7. Result : The break is inserted in this shift only.


Create Random Break in All Shifts

  1. Click on the template name to open the shift list. (Example above: Client 1)
  2. To Mass insert breaks into all shifts in the template, select the Create Breaks tab in the top menu bar.
  3. Choose parameters for the breaks on the Create Breaks pop-up window.
    - Break size: 15 min, 30 min, 45 min, 60 min.
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    Break start time: qtr hour, half hour, hour.
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    Minimum buffer size: Choose a buffer size that is less than half of your minimum shift length if you want all shift eligible for breaks.
    - Minimum headcount percentage or Minimum headcount per time slot – determines the number of breaks allowed per station/day time periods.

  4. Select Optimize.
    Result: The breaks are inserted into every shift that meets the parameters chosen.