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How to manage your visitors with personal assistant features
How to manage your visitors with personal assistant features

Proxyclick offers a variety of features to allow certain users to create visits on behalf of other users

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Written by Philippine Raynaud
Updated over a week ago

With Proxyclick you have the option to allow certain users to create visits on behalf of other users.

Assistants user group

Default users generally are only able to create visits for themselves, and on the other hand, Assistants would have this possibility. This is defined in the User Rights.

Concretely, when creating a visit, a default user will see his name grayed out, and this field cannot be modified:

An Assistant (and any other group of users who has this right), will have this possibility:

 ☝ Important notes about multiple users managing visits 

A visit can only have a single host. 

You can add other users to the system for sending Check-in, check-out and check-out reminders by clicking on "Customize" below the Host field, regardless of the user group you belong to:

You can add users as notification recipients according to the scenario: check in, check out and check out reminder, for each visit:

As you can see, Janet is automatically set as a recipient for all 3 cases. Edward, as her Personal Assistant, is also automatically set as a recipient for the check in and check out reminder, but has deactivated the check out notification. 

Let's now see what Personal Assistants correspond to and how they are set up.

Personal Assistant

Defining a user in the "My Personal Assistant" field ensures this user will receive notifications for your visits. This ensures that the Personal Assistant can pick up the visitor if the host currently is in a meeting, for example.

To set another user as your Personal Assistant or to define yourself as the Personal Assistant, go to your Profile by clicking on your name on the top right corner of the page, and select Manage Profile.

Start typing the name of another user in the system, select their name in the drop-down and Save Changes

Now, when a visitor is created for host Janet, both herself (as host) and Edward (as his Personal Assistant) will be notified.

 💡 Additional tips about the above features

  • Being an "Assistant to" does not require belonging to the "Assistant" user group. The feature can be used by all users of the system regardless of the user group they belong to

  • Calendar integrations set the invitation sender as Host. If you are using the generic calendar integration, please note that the sender of the invitation will be defined as the host for the visit. The visit can be edited from the dashboard after the meeting request is sent, but the invitation will show the sender as a host for the meeting.

  • If you are sending an invitation on behalf of another user and are using the Proxyclick Outlook add-in, as long as you have access to the Outlook calendar of the other user you will be able to send invites through Outlook on their behalf.

  • One user can have only one Personal Assistant, and one user can be the Personal Assistant to multiple users

  • Pairing yourself to another user will be directly reflected in both profiles, only one of the 2 users needs to define this in their own profile

  • See how you can set up the notifications related to visits at the account level and for users individually

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