Submit a Vacation Bid Request in a Concurrent Session

Employee Guide

Submit a Vacation Bid Request in a Concurrent Session

To submit a bid request in a concurrent vacation bidding session:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • In Work > Calendar, click the appropriate date on the calendar and select Create time off request in the menu.
    • In Work > Time Away List, click Request New Time Off.
  2. The Create Time Off Request slide-out panel opens.
  3. In the Reason drop-down list, select the appropriate reason.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Specify the length of the time away request using the Start and End fields.
    • If the Start and End fields are already populated, edit the duration of the period you want to bid on.
  5. If you selected a valid reason and specified an eligible period, Dayforce shows your bidding order rank under the Type of Request section to indicate that your request will be submitted as a vacation bid:
  6. Create Time Off Request panel with the Bidding Order information highlighted.
  7. (Optional) Enter a comment in the Employee Comments field.
  8. Click Submit.

You can submit any number of bids, as required, while your submission round is still active. After the submission round ends, the session enters a processing round where Dayforce processes all vacation bids and approves and denies them based on the session’s configuration.