In this article, you learn how to integrate Peakon with Personio. You will find an overview of all the prerequisites, as well as instructions on how to set up the integration via the Personio employee data API.
What is Peakon?
Peakon is an employee success platform that converts feedback into insights you can put to work. This helps your company to become an employee-centered organization in which every person – whether trainee or manager – can drive the change they wish for.
Whether CHROs or HR professionals, CIOs or CEOs of innovative start-ups and medium-sized companies – Peakon is a game changer for improving business performance and enhancing employee engagement.
How Can I Set Up the Integration of Peakon and Personio?
Before connecting to Personio, please let your Peakon Customer Success Manager know that you would like to use the integration, and they will enable this feature for your Peakon account. You can also write to firstname.lastname@example.org to activate this feature.
Peakon then extracts the employee data from Personio and maps it to your existing attributes in Peakon. You will need to grant access to the necessary attributes for the transfer in Personio for this purpose.
- Log in to your Personio account as an Admin user.
- Go to Settings > API.
- Click on the Access sub-menu. You will be shown the full list of attributes which the API should read from. Please review these and add or remove attributes as required. Click on the Edit button to make changes to the selection.
To set up the integration of Peakon and Personio, you will need the following information from your Personio account:
To create your Client ID and Client secret, navigate to Settings > API > Credentials. Select Generate new credentials.
A file containing the credentials you need for the interface will automatically start downloading.
Please note that clicking on Generate new credentials will invalidate your previous credentials.
Next, log in to Peakon and navigate to Admin > Integrations. Click on Personio and then on Connect.
You will be prompted to enter the Client ID and Client Secret. Confirm your selection by clicking on Connect.
Which Data Is Transferred?
The default fields for Peakon and Personio are as follows (these field names do not need to match):
|Field or attribute in Peakon||Personio attribute|
|First Name||First Name|
|Employee ID||Employee ID|
|Type (i.e. full-time, part-time, contractor, etc.)||Employment Type|
|Separation Date||Termination Date|
|Separation Reason||Termination Reason|
How Much Does It Cost?
Personio integration is available for Peakon Business and Premier customers. More on Peakon’s packages can be found here.
Who Do I Contact at Peakon?
For questions or feedback on the integration, please contact the Peakon sales team at email@example.com, or book a product demo!
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