As an organisation, you may have multiple business locations with different employees based in each locale. Having a location register, with a record of each address and a description about the location, will allow you to maintain an accurate record of who works where within your organisation.
The locations feature allows you to add in your organisation address, the country it is located in and a description. You can also use this feature to edit any previously entered information, disable and enable locations, and permanently delete a record that is no longer in use.
HR Best Practice
Setting up locations will allow you to link your employees to a public holiday calendar. This allows each employee to submit accurate leave requests based around only the public holidays that affect them.
- Click the General Settings menu.
- Click the Locations and Public Holidays submenu.
- Click the Locations tab.
- Click the Add New Location button.
- Complete the following fields:
- Select Yes or No for the Set this location as the default location for new employees toggle switch.
If you have one default work location, you can set this toggle switch to yes to ensure all future new employees will be part of that location by default.
- Click the Submit button.
So you have now created locations for your organisation and you are likely wondering what is next for the locations I just created and where do they appear on the HR platform. There are two recommendations I would make on this front and they are: