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PTO by Roots Alternative

A PTO by Roots alternative that's worth trying

When it comes to leave tracking, why stop at just Slack?

Vacation Tracker is a PTO by Roots alternative that makes booking time-off from work a breeze by automating leave management right from Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Google Workspace.

PTO by Roots Alternative

Why switch to our PTO by Roots Alternative?

PTO by Roots has undoubtedly done a great job at making leave requests and approval easy from Slack. But with Vacation Tracker, you can do all that plus much more.

Here’s why you should make the switch.

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It's not integrated with MS Teams or Google Workspace

Microsoft Teams and Google Workspace are some of the most useful and popular team collaboration tools available in the market today. But if you don’t have a leave tracking solution built into these very tools, how can you work efficiently? Vacation Tracker helps you request and approve leaves, get notifications, and view your leave history — all from your workspace. 

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No access to individual user profiles

Keeping tabs on your leave information is easier than ever with your Vacation Tracker user profile. This page gives you a clear overview of your individual leave history including your leave quota, accrued vacation days, rollover holidays, past leaves, and much more confidential information, available right where and when you need it.

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No data filtering options

Save yourself the hassle of swimming through a sea of leave information by filtering through it using customized Labels, Locations, Departments, or all three. Personalized Labels allow you to separate a set of users (regardless of their Location or Department) from the norm by assigning them all a Label. Now you can see exactly what you want to see, without struggling with information overload. 

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No PTO accrual option

Calculating accruals is often one of the most important and time-consuming aspects of leave management. While PTO by Roots does not offer this feature, Vacation Tracker allows you to calculate and automate Accruals with just a few taps on your computer. Input the frequency of accrual (monthly, semi-monthly or bi-weekly) and we’ll handle the rest.

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Presenting a side-by-side comparison of Vacation Tracker and PTO by Roots

Still having trouble deciding on the right leave tracking tool for your company?

Here are a few factors that’ll help you decide.

Overall Features

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PTO by Roots Alternative
Team leave calendar
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PTO by Roots Alternative
External calendar integration
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Customize workweeks for users
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Give multiple permission levels
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Sort users by custom labels
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Assign multiple approvers
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Import regional holidays
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Customized PTO accruals
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Auto-generate and schedule leave reports
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Individual employee user profiles
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Multiple location management
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Set custom fiscal year start
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Add initial brought forward days
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Create customized leave policies
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Assign users to departments
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PTO by Roots Alternative

Slack Integration

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Request Leave in Slack
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Get daily/weekly notifications in Slack
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Import existing users
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Approve Leave in Slack
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Review future absences
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Check your leave quota
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PTO by Roots Alternative

Teams Integration

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PTO by Roots Alternative
Request Leave in Teams
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Access MS Teams Tabs
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Notifications
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Approve Leave in Teams
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Review future absences
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PTO by Roots Alternative
Check your leave quota
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PTO by Roots Alternative
PTO by Roots Alternative
Book leaves without leaving your go-to platform

Requesting and approving leaves has never been easier with Vacation Tracker. Simply type in “Request a leave” in Microsoft Teams or /vacation in any Slack channel to send a leave request. As soon as your request gets approved or denied, you’ll get notified immediately. Google Workspace users can get everything from leave requests to approval delivered directly into their inboxes.

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PTO by Roots Alternative
PTO by Roots Alternative
Fully customizable to meet your needs

Our PTO by Roots alternative is designed to fit into your existing workflow. From Departments, Leave Types, Locations to even user Labels, every feature available in Vacation Tracker is fully customizable. We give you the full control, flexibility, and freedom you need to customize our tool exactly how you want it.

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Leave all the calculations to us

With Vacation Tracker, you can automate the tedious process of calculating and storing important data related to PTO accruals, rollover days, individual leave quotas, and more. We’ll manage and track everything, so you can focus on what you’re actually here to do: work. 

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PTO by Roots Alternative

Our PTO by Roots alternative is loved by 1500+ organizations around the world

Vacation Tracker customers have successfully transformed their leave management processes,
saving hours each week and ensuring smooth communication among team members.

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Here's what our customers say about us.

Manuel B.
CEO at Timeular

Great app!

Timea V.
HR Specialist

Makes leave tracking super easy for our team. A must-try!

Martin G.
Management Consulting

Love this app, super reliable and useful for us.

Manuel B.
CEO at Timeular

Very simple to setup, makes it super
simple to request and approve days
off and the team is very responsive
and takes feedback serious.

Timea V.
HR Specialist

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Management Consulting

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