Stand-Up Overview

Hubstaff’s new Stand Ups feature offers organization owners and managers a convenient way to communicate with their team.

Team members will be reminded to submit an update at specified times every day or week. This allows you to keep updated with how your team are tracking with their assigned projects and tasks.

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How to create a Stand Up?

Step 1

Open your Tasks dashboard, then select STAND-UPS from the top navigation menu.

Step 2

Click on the New stand-up button.

Step 3

You will then be guided through the set up wizard.

1. First, select the relevant Team you wish to receive updates from. If you have not yet created a team, you will be given the opportunity to do so by clicking the Create Team option (as shown below).

2. Indicate whether you wish for updates to be sent to Team leads or Everyone in the team

Select Next to continue.

Step 4

The next screen of the set up wizard will ask you to configure the details of your Stand Up.

  1. First, select a name for your Stand Up.
  2. Select the frequency which you wish to receive updates, either Daily or Weekly.
  3. If you select the Daily option, you can choose which days you wish notifications to be sent to your team.
  4. Finally, choose what time you wish for the notifications to be sent.

Complete the set up process by clicking the Done button.

How to edit a Stand Up?

If you have created a Stand Up, and wish to make changes to it, please follow the below steps to do so.

Step 1

Open your Tasks dashboard, then select STAND-UPS from the top navigation menu.

Step 2

Click the “…” button against the Stand Up you wish to edit. Then, select Settings from the drop down menu.

Step 3

Under the General tab, you can make changes to the following details:

  • The name of the Stand Up
  • The frequency at which notifications are sent (either Daily or Weekly)
  • On which day/s notifications are sent

Press Save to confirm the changes made.

Under the Team tab, you can make changes to the following details:

  • Permissions: Select whether individual members receive updates, submit updates or receive updates.
  • Reminder: You can change the time at which notifications are sent to individual team members

How do my team members submit an update?

Step 1

Open the Tasks dashboard, then select STAND-UPS from the top navigation menu.

Step 2

Select Submit update under the relevant Stand Up.

Step 3

Enter a response in to each field. The last question is optional.

Click Save to submit the update.

Optional

Team members can also submit updates via the link that is sent to their email.

How do I view updates sent by my team members?

Step 1

Open the Tasks dashboard, then select STAND-UPS from the top navigation menu.

Step 2

Select View updates under the relevant Stand Up.

Step 3

You will see a list of all team members who have submitted updates under the Update submitted header.

Please note – team members with a red exclamation mark have indicated they have encountered a roadblock that you may wish to address.

Step 4

Simply click on the name of the team member (1) to view the update they submitted.

If you wish to send a response to them, you can do so by pressing the Reply via email button.

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