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How to use Deputy in three short steps

Welcome! Follow our guide to love scheduling in no time.

First, setup your business and team
Schedule and manage your team
Track time and pay your team

How to create a schedule in minutes

Alright, you’re set up and ready to schedule. Here’s how to get it done quickly with all the right tools and information at your fingertips.

  • View, create, and edit a schedule

  • Use drag and drop, and copy and paste

  • Use shift stats, open shifts, and keyboard shortcuts

  • Scheduling guide

Publish your schedule

Ready to share the schedule with your team? Here’s a rundown of how to publish and send schedules to your staff — it’s much easier than posting it in the break room.

Communicate in one place

What is Deputy News feed? We’ll show you how it simplifies communication across your team — and can replace chaotic Whatsapp groups, text chains, and emails.

  • Create and post messages, attach docs, and post videos

  • Replace emails, texts, Facebook, or Whatsapp groups

  • Send to individuals, groups, or all staff — and request confirmation

Manage leave and unavailability

How do you easily manage leave requests, scheduled time off, remaining leave, and when everyone is available to work? Welcome to simple leave and availability management in Deputy.

Two down, one step to go!


First, setup your business and team

10 min

Schedule and manage your team

15 min

Track time and pay your team

11 min
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