When you officially start using Workstem, you need to complete employees’ information. For example, inputting their bank account, emergency contact, home address, gender and other personal information. In this way, a complete employee database will be built up.

Step 1

Enter [People] , double click the employee, choose [Edit] to modify his or her information. You can also Upload relevant Attachment

Step 2

If you need to change payroll information, enter Employment & Payroll Information and click Change. You need to select Effective Type and input Reason (promotion?raise?or others)

Illustration of Effective Type:

  • Select [Effective Immediately]refers to change of the employee’s current salary and employment information, which takes effect immediately. For example, employees are promoted from manager to director today.

  • Select [Effective in the Future] refers to previous change of the employee’s current salary and employment information, which will take effect in the future. For example, an employee will get a raise in 10 days.

  • Select [Modify] refers to change of previous wrong information. It will not be recorded.

Select [Historical Record] refers to adding a new record in staff’s employment information. For example, if you are using the system for the first time, but you want the system to keep the previous records, you can select this.

Notice⚠️: Except [Modify], all other three types are set for keeping records of every change HR made, and it is saved in Update Timeline and Update Record (see below pic) for future viewing. But if selecting Modify, the change will not be recorded and only used for information update.

Step 3

You can modify employee’s Join Date, Employment Type, Position, Department, Manager, Location, Payroll Policy, Basic Salary, Salary Type and Cost Center here

Step 4

In [Notes], you can press Tag on employees for convenience, and also add employees’ experience

Through these steps, you have built up a complex employee database.

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