This feature allows the user to publish News articles and share information with any employee of the organization. All News articles are published to News Widget in the Dashboard. The user can publish News articles to the entire organization, to selected employees, by employee's user role, employee locations, employee status, job titles, and subunits.
If the user needs to publish a campaign/event/awareness program etc. for employees, they can add the information about the event and attach flyers (if any) and publish it.
The following steps would guide you on how to publish a News article.
Go to Admin-> Announcements-> News
The admin user can configure the fields in the list. Click the icon on the top left-hand corner of the list and then click Configure. The configuration screen will appear as follows. By selecting Apply for all employees checkbox, the configuration can be applied to all employees
Step 1 – Click the ‘Add’ button. The Add News Screen will appear.
Step 2 – Add the Topic name and the Description.
Step 3 - Select the “Request Acknowledgement” checkbox if you would like the employees to acknowledge reading the News Item.
Step 4 – Click Next.
Step 5 – Select the Published date.
Step 6 – Select “Publish to all User Roles” if you want to publish it to all employees. You have the option of restricting News based on User roles, Individual employee, Location, Employment Status, Job Titles, or Sub Units. If any of these options are selected, the News will be published to employees that meet the selected restrictions.
Step 7 – Click ‘Save’ if you do not want to publish it yet or want to keep it as a draft. Click ‘Publish’ to publish right away.
Once the news article is published users can view the published news under "More". Refer to the following article to view published news articles.