Holiday time-off requests can be overwhelming. Everyone wants the exact same days off, and may submit their requests at the exact same time. So, how do you manage to keep your employees happy and your business running?
It’s not easy, but there are some things that you can do to make it easier. Not every solution works for every business, but take a look at this list of six helpful suggestions.
1. Alternate Major Holidays
If your business is open on major holidays, managing vacation requests can be extra difficult. Alternating holidays can be a useful approach. So, if one person gets Thanksgiving off, then they have to work Christmas or New Year’s Day.
If your business isn’t open on the holiday but is on the days surrounding it, the same principles can apply. For instance, if John worked on the day after Thanksgiving, he gets priority for the day after Christmas over Sue, who had Black Friday off.
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