Hey guys, today I want to share with you 7 really good vacation tracking templates and software you can use right away to manage and keep track of time off your employees take! All of these listed below will be relevant for vacation time off, but some of them will also have the ability to track other things, like personal leave of absences.
There are free and paid options but most of the ones I’ve listed below are free. The really nice and simple ones are the Excel templates that are simple spreadsheets that track vacation time off. You just fill it out whenever your employee takes time off and it’s a few fields only so it doesn’t take much time. It’s great! Have a look below 🙂
1. Excel Leave of Absence Tracker
This is a leave tracker that you can download and customize. It’s got gif tutorials on how to use it. Gifs are animated pictures that move so it helps give you a visual of what you should be doing to track your leave of absence for vacation. You’ll have to scroll down a little to find the download link for this vacation tracker.
2. Design Your Own Dashboard To Track Employee Vacation
If you are more of a do it yourself kinda person and want to create your own template to track employee vacation time, then this website shows you how to do just that. The instructions are pretty good and to the point. This is will be done in Microsoft Excel, as you’d probably expect.
3. Zenefits PTO Tracking Software
this is a tracking software that is more than just tracking vacation time off. It tracks payroll and other things like benefits. If you’re looking for a bigger solution for your business then this is something worth looking at. Otherwise, choose one of the other trackers on the list here if you are just looking to track employee vacation.
4. My Vacation Tracker
This is a software that is meant for tracking vacation and leave scheduling software. It’s meant for businesses to manage employee time off with their scheduling software. Keeps thing on track and organized. It is a paid software and comes with a 15 day trial to test it and see if you like it.
5. Employee Vacation Tracking Template
This template by Open Office is a simple template that helps you track vacation time off in Microsoft Excel. It’s a free download which is nice. If you have a small business and don’t have too many employees to keep track of, this can be a simple and inexpensive solution to tracking your employee time off.
6. Vacation Accrual Tracker
If you want a template that tracks how much time an employee has earned for vacation, then this is a great template to keep track and manage that aspect of your business. This template is from Vertex42 who make some pretty darn awesome templates for all kinds of business needs.
7. Employee Vacation Tracker In Excel
The last template I want to share with you is this employee vacation tracker in Excel format. I like it because it’s a simple tracker that allows you to add your employees name and how many vacation days they have taken, as well as personal and sick days they may have taken.
It’s a very simple and straight forward template that you fill in on the computer whenever your employee takes vacation. It’s also a free download and it will be an inexpensive way to track vacation time off for your business. I think it’s a good idea to go this way if you are a start up and want to keep costs low or if your business isn’t hitting it big yet and you don’t have many employees to keep track of. Otherwise, you may want to look at business software to take care of more comprehensive needs of your business.