In ResourceFirst, designated managers can assign rights to their employees. To enable this, two things have to be set up:
With this in place, when a manager clicks on the dropdown on his or her user profile, there will be an option to Assign Rights, as shown:
From there, the manager will be taken to the Assign Rights function and can grant rights accordingly. A manager can only grant rights to the level that he or she has, and to users that are in nodes that he or she is authorized to. See Administering Rights and Privileges for more detail.