Update: Reminder or Task - the choice is yours! Decide whether reminders should expire automatically or not. This article describes how.
In this article, you'll learn how to set unique and recurring reminders in Personio to keep track of important events.
By default, you can set reminders for the following attributes:
- Probation period end
- Hire date
- Last day of work
- Contract ends
- Termination date
- Last salary change
- Next absence
In addition, reminders can be configured for attributes you have created yourself. Please note that reminders can only be set for attributes that are formatted as attribute type "Date". This article explains how to add new attributes.
How reminders work
When setting up a reminder, there are four factors you can adjust:
- Who is to be reminded?
- What is the event to be reminded of?
- Which group of employees triggers the reminder?
- When is the reminder to be triggered (relatively to the event date)?
At the reminder date, Personio displays a corresponding entry in the My tasks section of all employees who are defined as recipients of the corresponding reminder. Additionally, they will receive an email notification (optional). Please note that the display of reminders on the Dashboard is based on the following logic:
- Reminders that you receive before an event or on the same day are displayed on the dashboard until one day after that event.
- Reminders received after an event automatically disappear from the dashboard one week after the reminder is displayed.
- If you want a reminder to stay on the Dashboard until it gets actively confirmed, mark it as Task.
In Personio there are three different ways to create reminders, which are explained in more detail below.
Simplify your HR processes by reminding employee roles of certain events, such as the probation end date of all employees.
In addition, define due dates for a reminder and determine whether it should be repeated in annual frequency.
Beyond that, specify the grouping to which the reminder should apply. Distinguish between the following employee groups:
|All employees||... refers to all employees for whom you have view rights regarding the selected attribute.|
... refers to and includes all the employees who share the same (direct or indirect) supervisor. Please check the following article for more details.
|Direct Team||... includes only the employees who share the same direct supervisor.|
|Special||A selected group, such as your own department, your own office or employees of a certain cost center, which you choose yourself.|
Furthermore, add an optional description and click Add to apply the settings.
Set up as many role reminders as you like via Settings > Employee Roles > Reminders:
Please find more detailed information in the following article.
In addition to the personal reminder, all role reminders valid for an employee are displayed in the personal settings:
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