You can add more information to an employee profile using custom fields. Common examples of custom fields you can add to an employee profile include:

  • Files

  • Yes/No responses - for example, the field might indicate if an employee has their own transport available

  • Additional contact details - for example, if you wanted to collect details for an emergency contact

Creating custom fields

Navigate to the Platform > Customise native objects and select the object you want to create custom fields for. In this example, we'll choose Employee.

Required information

  1. Set a name for the field

  2. Set the field type. For example: Currency, Date, Long Text, Number, Text or Yes/No

  3. Select permissions for who you want the field to be visible to, and who you want to be able to edit the field

Creating a document storage field

To create a place to upload a file, complete the fields under link existing objects as fields. For Object, select File.

Where to find custom fields on the employee profile

Custom fields added to the employee object appear on the, via the Additional tab of the employee profile.

Adding custom fields to employee onboarding forms

To have staff complete these custom fields & upload files during onboarding, see Employee Onboarding: collect personal, bank details & send digital forms to new employees.

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