Make a 1-on-1 meeting repeat

Recurring 1-on-1 meetings are a powerful tool for maintaining continuous communication and fostering strong relationships between managers and team members. In fact, research from Gallup shows that employees are 3x more likely to be engaged at work if they have managers who hold regular meetings with them! With this in mind, 15Five makes it easy to create 1-on-1s that automatically repeat— so you can focus on making your meetings count.

In this article, you will learn...

Access and availability

⛔️ Required access to 1-on-1s.
👥 This article is relevant to all roles.
📦 This feature is available in the Perform, Total Platform, and Focus (legacy) pricing packages.


Make a 1-on-1 meeting repeat

This section walks through how to make a 1-on-1 meeting repeat in 15Five. In essence, "repeating a 1-on-1" means automatically generating a new 1-on-1 agenda with an individual at a selected, custom cadence. Once you set this up, continue to the next section of the article to learn how to create a recurring 1-on-1 event in your calendar app of choice.

  1. Click 1-on-1s in 15Five's main, left-hand navigation bar.
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  2. You'll land on your My 1-on-1s page. From here, click on the name of the person you want to create recurring 1-on-1s with.
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  3. You're now in your current 1-on-1 agenda with the selected person. Click Schedule 1-on-1 in the "1-on-1 Settings" box.
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  4. Select a date for your next 1-on-1 with the individual.
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  5. Select the "Repeats" option under "Recurring 1-on-1s."
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    Note

    You won't see the option to set up recurring 1-on-1s in 15Five if you use the Google Calendar integration. To proceed, please disconnect your Google Calendar.

  6. Select a cadence for how often and on which day you'd like the 1-on-1 to repeat.
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    Tip

    We recommend that managers hold 1-on-1 meetings with each team member for at least 30 minutes once a week or every other week.

  7. When you're done, click Save.
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  8. You'll see your new 1-on-1 settings in the 1-on-1 agenda. A new 1-on-1 agenda will be generated on your selected cadence.
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Add the recurring 1-on-1 meeting to your calendar

Once you've set up 1-on-1s to repeat in 15Five, follow the steps below to add the meeting and 1-on-1 agenda link to your work calendar.

  1. Click Copy link to 1-on-1 in the 1-on-1 Settings box.
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  2. A popup will appear. Click Copy invitation.Copy-Link-To-1on1-Popup.png
  3. Open your calendar app of choice and create a 1-on-1 meeting event.
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    Do the following as you create the event:

    • Invite the other 1-on-1 participant
    • Make the event recurring to match the 1-on-1 cadence you set in 15Five
    • ⭐️ Add the calendar link you copied in the previous step to the event description
  4. Once you save the event, both you and the other 1-on-1 participant can use the calendar link to easily access your current 1-on-1 agenda in 15Five.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why don't I see the option to make my 1-on-1s recurring?

It is not possible to set up recurring 1-on-1s in 15Five if you use the Google Calendar integration. If you'd like to set up recurring 1-on-1s, please disconnect the Google Calendar integration before proceeding.


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