We're here to help

Browse articles, help and advice to get the most out of Ento.

Overview of the dashboard

The dashboard is the pulse of your Ento account. Jump straight to the most accessed locations of your account, complete with alerts on items requiring your action. At a glance, see who is scheduled on at any point in the day and who hasn’t clocked in or out.
Depending on your level of access, you may only see some of the below functionality.

Account shortcuts & alerts

You will find quick links to the most commonly access locations of Ento in the top left location of the dashboard. A count of alerts within the section will show in red within the buttons, details below:

Button Description 
Work on schedule  The ‘Work on schedule’ button will take you directly to the last schedule you were working on. An alert in this button represents the amount of shifts overdue to acknowledgement by employee , if the schedule is published and you are using the shift acknowledgement feature.
Timesheets Click this button to be taken to the review timesheets page. The alert in this button is used to indicate the quantity of timesheets that have been submitted but not yet approved.
employees Jump straight to your employee list.
Send message  Need to send some or all of your employees a message in a hurry? Click the ‘Send message’ button to start writing.
Vacation  The total amount of vacation requests for employees within the locations you can manage will be listed in the alert within this button.
Unavailability Like vacation, the alert within this button will show the total pending unavailability requests.
Schedules The ‘Schedules’ button will show if your company has at least one manager permission profile that is only able to submit schedules for publish, instead of being able to publish them directly. The total amount of schedules pending publish will show in the alert and the link will take you to the filtered list of schedules.
Payroll Click this button to be taken to the ‘Pay Cycle’ page. The total number of unprocessed pay cycles will show in the alert.


The hours graph plots a blue line for the total scheduled hours over the previous and next week. A red line representing ‘actual’ hours for the last week will be shown on top of the blue. ‘Actual’ hours in this case mean the latest published or authorized hours.

Important Dates

A list showing the previous and upcoming 7 days of any important dates. These include birthdays, work anniversaries, employee commencements, public holidays and certification & qualification expiration.

Day snapshot

The day snapshot shows everyone scheduled on for the day. employees on vacation are shown in ‘On vacation’ section. If someone listed should be clocked in or out and aren’t, their tile will show in red. Use the < or > buttons and calendar icon to change the date the table covers. Or the ‘location’ drop-down to the left to change the location being shown.

Clocking in, requesting leave and more

New manager? Start here!

A closer look at how it all works

Quick answers to common questions

Get the most out of Ento

Popular topics

Create rosters, edit shifts, use fill-in finder, and learn about publishing and costing

In its simplest form, Ento is software that you and your staff can access over the Internet, via a web browser or one of our specially built apps

There are several ways you can capture time and attendance information for comparison against what was rostered.

There are three ways you can access your Staff area - the Website, iPhone or Android.

Capture and review data for staff clocking in and out before it’s sent to payroll. Here’s what you need to know.

Wondering how to set up Auto-recharge? Want to check your credit or renewal date? Making a one off payment? What is an Active staff member?

Create or update multiple records, or sync data from existing HR, payroll & POS systems using CSV templates for file imports

Find the answer to Frequently Asked Questions relating to this topic.

Hook directly into Xero and send through your Ento timesheets for an easy payroll process

Find the answer to Frequently Asked Questions relating to this topic.

Export your timesheet data in one easy file for direct import into MYOB AccountRight

Find the answer to Frequently Asked Questions relating to this topic.

Book a demo of Ento