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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By : Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam
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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By: Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam

Overview of this book

The outbreak of the pandemic has forced the world to embrace remote working and the modern style of virtual business. However, end users may find it challenging to cope with this sudden change in working style, not aware of all the features and remote working tools available to make their life easy. Microsoft Teams is an exceptional platform, adopted by many organizations for unified communication and collaboration, and this book will help you to make the most of its capabilities. Complete with step-by-step explanations and screenshots, this book guides you through the topics that you'll find useful in your daily use of Teams. You'll learn how to manage your teams and projects with Microsoft Teams in a structured and organized way. The book provides hands-on information with a focus on the end user side to help corporate users to increase productivity and become a Microsoft Teams superuser. Finally, you'll explore the most effective ways of using the app with best practices and tips and tricks for making the most of the features available for your scenario. By the end of this Microsoft Teams book, you'll have mastered Microsoft Teams and be fully equipped as a modern collaboration end user to effectively increase your remote work productivity.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1 – Managing Your Meetings, Projects, and Workforce
Section 2 – Collaboration, Events, and Communication
Section 3 – All about Security, Client Automation, Teams Etiquette, and Tips and Tricks

Employee shift management using the Shifts app

Shifts in Microsoft Teams is an effective schedule management tool that's easy to use for both managers and frontline workers. This tool helps team members to stay connected and to collaborate when needed with just a few clicks. This tool can also be used through the Microsoft Teams app on mobile devices, which is available in the iOS app store and Google Play Store for Android.

In an organization, some of the manager's responsibilities are to assign and manage the shifts of their team members, approve requests, send important communications, and more. All of these tasks can be carried out by using Shifts in Microsoft Teams.

The following sections describe tasks that can be performed by the manager (owner) of the team.

Creating a shift

  1. Click on the ellipses () button (more options) on the left side of the screen, and then click on the Shifts button. If not found, type it into the Find an app search bar...