Employee Trade-Board

Trade Board

The trade board is a great component within eSolve where an employee can give up the offered job/shift if they are not able or don’t want to do it. They can select any future task that they are aligned with and offer it up on the trade board. Thus, another employee can access the trade board and take-up the offered job.

The trade board is made up of employees. They are notified by the system when an employee offers the job. However, to intact productivity and efficiency, these notifications are only sent to the qualified or skilled person for the job. When an employee takes up the job trade that’s on the offer board, their identity is unknown to the original employee.

For ensuring no discrepancies to trouble the managers or shift supervisors, when a trade deadline is expired it is automatically removed from the trade board. Also, a notification is sent across the original employees that the job shift/trade has been removed and the employee is still scheduled to do the assigned job.

A key feature of the eSolve trade board is the “trade block”. When an employee offers up the job, certain permissions can be set in the preferences. So, when this job is offered the ability to do so can be blocked by predetermined rules or constraints. A trade block occurs if any employee permission, job type permission, individual permission, and trade deadlines are not met.

The pre-determined constraints of eSolve will filter and estimate the availability of employees for each trade by satisfying the set data rules.


Benefits of eSolve ‘Trade Board’

  • Offering a future job/shift for trade once, the trade criteria are met.
  • The employee can only be assured or released from the responsibility when another employee has accepted the trade offer.
  • The trade offer will only be notified and can be shown to eligible employees on the basis of pre-determined rules and constraints.
  • Trades are made anonymously.
  • Certain rule parameters are set when the employee is in control.


The trade board empowers employees over future work opportunities. It is an integral and distinctive feature through which the productivity and efficiency of an employee are increased. It reduces the hiring agency staff cost while ensuring no work is affected. It also acts as a buffer layer for managers or supervisors to contemplate and fill up the gaps within the rosters and shifts. And by predetermined rules and permissions, it gives them an eligible employee for the job.