How Can I Create Absence Types?

Factorial allows you to request three kinds of absence types by default: holidays, sick leave, and maternity/paternity leave. But you as an administrator,  will have the permission to create more absence types. Find the steps to create absences.


Where can I Find Absence Types? 

  1. Go to Company 
  2. Select Time Off 
  3. Scroll until you find Absence Types

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  4. Click on Add New Absence Type

 -Start by Creating a Telework Absence Type 🏡

  1. Click on Add New Absence Type

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  2. Fill in the fields
    📝 Tele-Work 🏡
    📝 Choose the color 🔵 🟡🟣
    📝 Does it accrue holiday? No ❌
    📝 Needs approval? Yes ✔️
    📝 Allows attached documents? No ❌
    📝 Is the absence type name visible for employees? Yes ✔️
    📝 Is the absence type a working day? That is, was the employee working during the absence? Yes ✔️

  3. Press on Create Absence Type 

How can I Add the Type of Absence I´ve Created within the Time Off Policy?

🔺 Please note that the same Type of Absence cannot be assigned in Counters of the same Time Off Policy. 

  • Head to the time off policy of your interest
  • Go to the allowance where you will add the type of absence 
  • Press in the and select edit allowance

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  • Finally, head to the absence types field and add the absence type you´ve recently created.