Custom Employee Fields

by Lee Porter 24. October 2018 11:08

Custom Fields can now be added to record imformation about your staff that is important to your business.

To make use of this valuable feature you should first turn it on by going to Admin > System Functionality > Set Functionality Required and tick 'Extra User Fields'.

Then you will want to add the new fields by going to Admin > System Functionality > Extras.  Here you can add the fields that you want.  There are 10 each of the following data types:

  • Title - text and headings to define sections 
  • Bit - a true/false option presented as a checkbox
  • Date - with date picker
  • Decimal - to 4 decimal places
  • Int - whole numbers
  • Varchar - short text
  • VarCharMax - multiple lines of text

Each extra field can be set to be completed by management only or management and the employee themselves.  The display order of each field can be controlled to suit your needs.  Client Admin access to these fields is People > Employee name > Extras and employees can find them at My details > Extras.

Features still to come include custom help files for each custom field, facility to build dropdown menus and a report to see the extra fields at a company level.

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