Having an employee directory is highly useful for medium to large scale businesses which has a considerable amount of employees, as many employees may not know employees of other departments other than the employees in their department and the employees in departments who are linked to their department. When creating an employee directory, the user must take into account what sort of information the employee would be willing to reveal to the entire company. Therefore, a company must be extremely careful in creating an employee profile for the employee directory.
OrangeHRM addresses this need through the Directory configuration’ feature which provides the admin user with the privilege to configure the information which is viewable to others who can view the directory.
More information can be found regarding the employee directory in the following article
Go to Admin > Configuration > Directory Configuration.
The ‘Corporate Directory Configurations’ screen is displayed as follows.
The corporate directory can be configured in 2 ways:
- Default section - This contains all the fields relating to the personal details, contact details, social media details and etc. For example employee mobile number, employee facebook contact, employee twitter contact, City, Province and many more.
- Custom section - This section contains all the custom fields created in the system, for example, marriage information, blood group, preferences and many more.
To understand more about custom fields refer to the following :
Step 1 - The user can choose regardless of the fields they require to appear in the corporate directory (Default or Custom) by enabling the checkbox next to each field.
Step 2- Click ‘Save’ after choosing all the desired fields.
Add Custom Fields (Article)
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