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Adding New Employees

These features are only available to users with the HR Manager and Administrator role.

In this article: 

Manually add a single employee

Import users using the CSV import

Import users via G Suite/O365/Xero Integration


Employees can be added to the system in three ways - manually or import via a CSV upload or your integration with G Suite, Office 365 or Xero. 


PLEASE NOTE: You will need to create your Teams and Leave Profiles before you add any employees. Please see the following articles on Setting Up and Editing Teams and Leave Profiles.



Manually add a single employee



Go to Add Employee > Add Manually 


Fill in the form ensuring you enter information in the following required fields: 

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Team
  • Leave Profile
  • Job Title
  • Employee Status
  • Start Date



You will then need to select the following Employee Login Options:

  • Appogee HR Self Service: select Enabled if you would like to allow the employee to log in to Appogee HR. Disabling this will remove the Send Welcome Email option below.
  • Activate Appogee Leave: select Enabled to allow the employee to log in to Appogee Leave & submit requests
  • Send Welcome Email: select Enabled to send out an email introducing the employee to Appogee HR and providing a link to log in to Appogee HR


Once you have entered the above information, click on Register Employee. You will receive a confirmation that the employee has been registered and given the option to open their profile or register another employee. 


Import using the CSV import



You will need to download and prepare your CSV file for upload. If the employee(s) in the CSV file already exist, their details will be updated in Appogee HR.


Go to Add Employee > Import from CSV.


Download the template CSV file, by clicking the link. Ensure you download a new CSV with each upload to ensure you have the latest CSV template. 


Add the information to the CSV template ensuring that this has been filled in correctly to avoid upload errors. Click on the Browse button to upload the file and select the CSV file from your machine. Click on Upload & Import to begin the CSV upload.


If you encounter any issues, please check our our CSV troubleshooting guide:

When uploading a CSV you have the following options:

  • Allow Login to Appogee HR/Leave - tick this box if you would like to allow the employee to log into Appogee HR. Disabling this will remove the Send Welcome Email option
  • Send Welcome Email - this cannot be selected or deselected unless the above option has been enabled. If enabled, Appogee HR will send out an email introducing the employee to the system
  • Overwrite with blanks - if selected, data will be overwritten with blank values from the CSV file
  • Automatically create keywords - if selected new keywords will automatically created to form list items
  • Overwrite List Values - if selected, list values will be overwritten, leave deselected to keep existing values



Import users via G Suite/O365/Xero integration



If you have integrated with G Suite, O365 or Xero you will be given the option to import users from the specific third party app.


For the following example, we will be using Appogee HR integrated with G Suite


Go to Add Employees > G Suite. 


The wizard will go through the key steps with you to import any users in your domain who do not have an Appogee HR account. 



Select the users you wish to import, click Next. Then you will need to assign them a Leave Profile and a Team. 


Then, configure their profiles by giving them a Job Title and a Start Date. Finally, configure their login and the employees will be added to the system. 



To prorate an employee's leave entitlement, please configure the pro-rata formula on their leave profile. Further information can be found here.



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