Remote Work

Previews and examples are based on the current Remote Work dialog pack for Slack.

Expert for Remote Work eases the communication and collaboration for employees working remotely.

With Expert for Remote Work, you easily get visibility on your team’s availability. From working hours, schedule, and current status- on break or on leave!

What can you do?

With Expert for Remote Work, you can:

  • Ask if someone is working or available
  • Set your schedule for the day
  • Specify your working status
  • Ask about your teammate’s schedule for the day

Utterances

Utterance Utterance type Sample Response
Update my work schedule from {shift start} to {shift end}
I am working between {shift start} and {shift end}
My work schedule is {shift start} to {shift end}
Set work schedule Update my work schedule from 9pm to 6pm
I am working from 9am to 5pm
My work schedule is 9am to 6pm
Got it, i updated your working schedule to 9pm and 6pm
I am going to start working
logging in
working
Start shift I am going to start working today
Logging in
Working
Phew! You made it. I updated your status to working
Lunch
Taking a break
Stepping out
Setting break times Lunch
I’m stepping out
Stepping out
Pinky promise you’ll come back! I updated your status to on break
Back
Here
I am back
Continue working after break time Back
Here
I am back
Hi welcome back. I updated your status to working
Logging off
Done for today
Signing off
End shift I’m logging off
Done for today
Signing off
Thanks for your hard work. I updated your status to done for the day
On leave
Out for the day
Off today
Taking a leave for the day On leave
I’m out for the day
Off today
No problem. See you soon. I updated your status to on pto
Going on vacation
Going on holiday
Vacation
Taking a vacation leave for the day I’m going on vacation
Going on holiday
Vacation
Enjoy your time off. I updated your status to vacation
What hours is @handle working
What is @handle’s schedule?
When is @handle working?
What is the work schedule of @handle?
Determine a user’s work schedule What hours is @Jane working?
What is @Jane’s schedule?
When is @Jane working?
What is the work schedule of @Jane?
@Jane generally works 9 am to 5 pm
Can I talk to @handle right now?
Is @handle online now?
Is @handle around?
Check the user’s working status Can I talk to @Jane right now?
Is @Jane online now?
Is @Jane around?
It seems that @Jane is working

FAQS

Can I ask the bot if a user is working?

The bot is capable of answering this query. If you’re asking about a specific user’s status, you can mention them and the bot will answer with that person’s availability.

Slack user available

How can I set my time schedule?

You can set up your time schedule by trying out some of the examples that are listed in the Interactions List table above. Set schedule

We accept the following time formats:

Format Sample
{hh} AM to {hh} PM 9 am to 6 pm
{hh:mm} AM to {hh:mm} PM 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
24-hour format 9:00 to 18:30

How can I know the work schedule of someone?

You can find out the work schedule of that specific person by trying out some of the examples that are listed in the Interactions List table above Ask schedule

How do I update my status to “working”?

There are two scenarios where you can update your status to working :

  • When you login Slack login

  • When you came back from a break Slack user relog

How do I update my status to “on break”?

You can update your status to on break by trying out some of the examples that are listed in the Interactions List table above Set Break

How do I update my status to “done for the day”?

You can update your status to done for the day by trying out some of the examples that are listed in the Interactions List table above Logging out

How can I file my leave for today?

You can update your status to on leave by trying out some of the examples that are listed in the Interactions List table above Sick leave

How can I file my vacation for today?

You can update your status to vacation by trying out some of the examples that are listed in the Interactions List table above Vacation leave

Can I add more variations in my utterances?

If you are on a free plan, you need to upgrade your plan to add more variations to your utterances. To know more, contact [email protected]

Why is my lexicon locked?

The reason why your lexicon is locked is because of the bot free plan mode, you can unlock it by upgrading your plan. To know more, contact [email protected]

How can I upgrade my bot to another plan?

Want more personalized responses and customized bot behaviors? Switch to a paid plan now by contacting [email protected]

My bot is not responding on my workspace, What should I do?

Here are some common reasons why you cannot see changes you made in your Expert for Remote Work bot:

  1. The bot was not integrated with a Slack workspace
  2. No Google account was connected.
  3. No variable was set.
  4. The bot was not published.

If you need more support, please contact [email protected]