In this article: 

  1. What is People Module 
  2. What are App Settings in People Module Settings?
  3. Employee Profile Settings 
  4. To set up Employee Profile Settings
  5. Notifications Settings 
  6. Custom Fields 
  7. Employee QR
  8. To configure Employee QR Settings
  9. Employee Tags
  10. Password Settings 
  11. To Configure Password Settings. 

What is People Module 

The People Module, is altHR's Employee Database. This is where admins are able to digitise employee information, login settings, and the company's overall Organisational Chart. There are several steps that must be completed in Setting up the People Module : 

1. Complete Set Up of Company Module 

2. Set Up Organisations (Or skip to step 4)

3. Set Up Positions (Or skip to Step 4) 

4. Bulk Import Organisations and Employees 

5. Set Up Approval Routings 

6. Configure App Settings

7. Set Up Personal Assistants if needed 

7. Set Up Out of Office Delegations if needed

To learn how to Set Up the People Module from the start, read How to Set Up People Module

What are App Settings in People Module Settings ?

App Settings is where Admins can configure the settings for employee profile, configure notification settings, create and manage custom fields and employee tags, configure employee's QR code information, and configure password settings for employees' login. Below, we will go through the settings of each portion that can be utilised and customised. 

Employee Profile Settings 

Employee Profile Settings is one of many settings available to customise what your employee views on their app. This particular section customises how an employee views their own profile on the altHR app. There are three terms you should familiarise yourself with to get the setting right:

VisibleWhen turned on, employees can see the chosen section in their profiles.
ApprovalWhen turned on, profile updates by employees will require admin approval.
EditableWhen turned on, employees are able to update their profiles.

As an admin, you are able to toggle these three settings on or off and customise further by allowing specific groups of employees to view or edit profile sections.

To set up employee profile settings:

1. On your admin dashboard, head to the left panel.

2. Click People > Settings.

3. Click on the App Settings tab > Employee Profile Settings.

4. Click to toggle required settings on. Green indicates that the setting is active.
5. Click All to select whether all employees are eligible.

Notification Settings 

To learn more about Notification Settings, read What are Notification Settings in People Module App Settings

Custom Fields 


To learn more about custom fields, read What are Custom Fields ?

Employee QR 

Employee Profile QR is a feature that enables employees to share their profile via QR code. It is essentially a digital business card. Admins are able to customise the fields and information that will be shown in employees’ profile QR in the app and shared to others when the QR code is scanned. 

To Configure Employee QR settings: 

1. On your admin dashboard, head to the left panel.

2. Click People > Settings.

3. Click on the App Settings tab > Employee Profile Settings

4. Toggle On or Off the information that should and should not be displayed when the Employee QR code is scanned.

Employee Tags 

To learn more about employee tags, read What are Employee Tags?

Password Settings 

To learn more about Password Settings, read How to Configure Password Settings in People Module App Settings?