Overview of all Attributes in Personio

 

Some attributes are predefined in Personio. These attributes are marked in the settings with the grey note Preset attribute and cannot be renamed or deleted.

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Most of these attributes also have a predefined placeholder for document or email templates. Further information on document templates can be found here.

 

Preset attributes

The following table lists all preset attributes together with explanations, and associated placeholders for document templates.

Name Explanation Template Placeholder
First name First name {{first_name}}
Last name Last name

{{last_name}}

Gender Gender {{gender}}
Position Position currently held within the company

{{position}}

Email Email address; predefined as the unique identifier used to assign employee data during import {{email}}
Office Office where an employee works {{office}}

Sub-company

Sub-company which an employee works for if sub-companies have been set up {{subcompany}}
Name Full name, including the first and last name *
Status Status of the employee with the specifications Onboarding, Active, Inactive, Leave {{status}}
Hire date Date from which a work contract is effective {{hire_date}}
Contract end date Date on which a fixed-term work contract expires {{contract_end_date}}
End of employment Date on which the employment terminates. Once this date is reached, the employee status is automatically set to Inactive {{termination_date}}
Supervisor Supervisor’s name {{supervisor_first_name}} {{supervisor_last_name}}
Weekly hours An employee’s contractually agreed weekly working hours; this value is linked to the salary {{weekly_working_hours}}
Children Children can be added with entries for name, gender and date of birth {{children}}
Department Department where an employee works {{department}}
Employment type Indicates whether an employee is employed internally or externally {{employment_type}}
Cost center The relevant cost center. You have the option of selecting several cost centers and assigning different charge percentages to each. {{cost_centers}}

Probation period

Duration of the probation period in months {{probation_period}}
Probation period end End date of the probation period {{probation_period_custom}}

  

 

Custom attributes

In addition to the preset attributes, there are other attributes that are frequently used and predefined in Personio, for example:

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Name Explanation Template Placeholder

Mobile number (business)

Business telephone number *
Geburtstag Date of birth; you choose whether the year should be public or not *
LinkedIn Link to the LinkedIn profile *
Personnel number Employee number *
Employment type Employment type; the predefined options are Full-time, Part-time, Minijob, Apprentice, Student, Intern. These options can be edited freely. *
Accounting type Accounting group; the predefined options are Fixed salary and Hourly wages. These can be used for grouping payroll exports. *

* You may use placeholders for these attributes by putting the attribute name inside curly brackets. If attribute names comprise two or more words, they need to be linked by an underscore character. Example: {{Work_phone}}

You can, of course, create any number of custom attributes in addition to those already predefined in Personio. You can find information on creating attributes here.

 

Attributes for Custom Reports

A number of additional attributes can be used for custom reports.

Click here for a more comprehensive overview of payroll attributes.

 

Attributes for "Point in Time" Custom Reports

For "point in time" custom reports, you can choose from all the employee attributes, the listed additional attributes, absence attributes and one-time compensation options.

Name Explanation Template Placeholder
Employee attributes System and custom attributes See above
Invitation status Invitation status; the available options are: Not invited, Invited, Joined
FTE Full-time equivalent; this value indicates how many full-time positions an employee’s position is equivalent to. {{fte}}
Fixed salary (100%) Monthly gross fixed salary 100%
Hourly wages Hourly wages {{hourly_salary}}
Notice pronounced Date on which a termination is issued
Termination reason Reason for termination; free text field {{termination_reason}}
Last working day Reason for termination; free text field

{{last_working_day}}

Paid vacation – Entitlement Leave entitlement comprising the allocated accrual and any manual adjustments

Paid vacation – Balance Number of vacation days not yet taken (minus planned vacation days before the date)

Paid vacation – Expired days from carryover Number of vacation days carried over from the previous year and expired on the balance date

Paid vacation – Carryover from previous year Number of vacation days carried over from the previous year

One-time compensation Paid on a specific date

 

Attributes for "Timeframe" Custom Reports

For Timeframe custom reports, you can choose from all the employee attributes, the listed additional attributes as well as attendance- and absence attributes.

Name Explanation Template Placeholder
Employee attributes System and custom attributes See above
Invitation status Invitation status; the available options are: Not invited, Invited, Joined
FTE Full-time equivalent; this value indicates how many full-time positions an employee’s position is equivalent to. {{fte}}
Fixed salary (100%) Monthly gross fixed salary 100%
Hourly wages Hourly wages {{hourly_salary}}
Notice pronounced Date on which a termination is issued
Termination reason Reason for termination; free text field {{termination_reason}}
Last working day Reason for termination; free text field

{{last_working_day}}

Paid vacation – Entitlement Leave entitlement comprising the allocated accrual and any manual adjustments
Paid vacation – Balance at end of the timeframe Number of vacation days not yet taken (including planned vacation days) at the end of the time frame
Paid vacation – Balance today Number of vacation days not yet taken
Paid vacation – Balance at beginning of timeframe Number of vacation days not yet taken at the beginning of the timeframe
Paid vacation – Periods Vacation periods entered for the period under review
Paid vacation – Contractual hours thereon excluding overlaps with public holidays Contractual working hours falling during absences excluding public holidays 
Paid vacation – Days scheduled Number of vacation days planned for the time period
Paid vacation – Days taken Number of vacation days taken during the time period
Paid vacation – Expired days from carryover Number of vacation days carried over from the previous year and expired on the balance date
Paid vacation – Carryover from previous year Number of vacation days carried over from the previous year
Sickness – Periods Sickness periods entered for the period under review
Sickness – Contractual hours thereon excluding overlaps with public holidays Contractual working hours falling during "sickness" absences excluding public holidays 
Sickness – Days scheduled Number of future sick days
Sickness – Days taken Number of sick days taken
Sickness – Days with certificate Number of sick days over the period under review for which a medical certificate has been provided
Hours worked (pending approval) Working hours not yet approved

Hours worked (approved)

Working hours that have been approved

Effective target working hours

Hours actually worked (minus public holidays and absences)

Contractual working hours falling on public holidays

Contractual hours falling on public holidays

Contractual target working hours

Contractual target working hours

Overtime (approved)

Approved recorded overtime

 

Attributes for "Historical Data" Custom Reports

For Historical data custom reports, you can choose from all of the employee attributes and the additional attributes listed.

Name Explanation Template Placeholder
Employee attributes System and custom attributes See above
Invitation status Invitation status; the available options are: Not invited, Invited, Joined
FTE Full-time equivalent; this value indicates how many full-time positions an employee’s position is equivalent to. {{fte}}
Fixed salary (100%) Monthly gross fixed salary 100%
Hourly wages Hourly wages {{hourly_salary}}
Notice pronounced Date on which a termination is issued
Termination type Type of termination, e.g. settlement agreement, agreement to terminate {{termination_type}}
Termination reason Reason for termination; free text field {{termination_reason}}

 

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