PTO ⚡ by Roots

How does PTO ⚡ by Roots Integrate with BambooHR?

Purpose: To help you understand what you can use PTO ⚡ by Roots for and how you can integrate it with BambooHR.

PTO ⚡ by Roots

PTO ⚡ by Roots is the #1 Slack app for time off, used by 1,200+ teams in 65+ countries around the world. It’s perfect for startups, companies with unlimited/flex PTO, or any organization looking to add more structure to their time-off process.

With integrations in GSuite, Outlook, and most HRIS (like our trusty BambooHR), PTO ⚡ by Roots is built to handle all of your time off needs. 

Moves out of office (OOO) requests and approvals to your central place of work

  • Nobody likes signing into other platforms to deal with time-off requests. PTO ⚡ by Roots allows employees and managers to coordinate time off seamlessly with intuitive Slack commands.

Shows who’s out by Slack channels or groups

  • Employees can view who’s out in smaller subsets within the company – by specific Slack channels or groups – so that they no longer have to be overwhelmed with looking at who’s out company-wide.

Helps teams align before time away

  • PTO ⚡ by Roots reminds employees of their upcoming time off and helps them assign roles and tasks for co-workers directly in Slack, giving all parties involved greater alignment and peace of mind.

Integrates with all calendars

  • Any out of office (OOO) event created in PTO ⚡ by Roots will instantly sync with your personal and team calendars (GSuite, Outlook, Apple, etc.).

You can learn more about PTO ⚡ by Roots in BambooHR® Marketplace.

How do I enable the PTO ⚡ by Roots integration?

PTO ⚡ by Roots has a step-by-step guide to walk you through the process of enabling the integration. Follow these steps carefully.

Step 2 asks you to enter your BambooHR subdomain. The subdomain is the first part of your BambooHR URL, so if your account URL is, your subdomain would be helpcontent.

What data syncs between PTO ⚡ by Roots and BambooHR?

You can find this information in BambooHR® Marketplace. To learn more about syncing fields, please click here and navigate to the Integration section.

Where do I go for support for this integration?

If you are an existing customer using this integration, please be aware that PTO ⚡ by Roots supports this integration.

You can find contact information here.