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Set up Employees

There are two ways to set up employees in your CakeHR:


Set up Core CakeHR

Set up user access levels and permissions

Assign the access levels your employees will have to CakeHR.

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Set up teams and team managers

Create your teams, then assign team managers and employees to each team.

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Set up company structure

The org chart shows the structure of your company.
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Set up positions

Create all the job positions you have in your company and then assign to employees. Read more >


Set up Employment Statuses

To help you manage your employees, you can set up different employment statuses. Read more >



Set up Locations

You can use locations for grouping employees and for running reports.
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Set up recipes

Using recipes, you can create custom workflows that are automated after specific actions.

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Additional set up tasks

Set up announcements

Publish news and updates for your employees.
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Set up custom fields

Use custom fields to add useful information to your employee records.
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Set up onboarding

Organise your onboarding process for new starters.
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Set up compensation

Keep track of your employees salaries.
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Set up assets

Create assets and track which employees have them.
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Enter historical annual leave

Change balances to accurately show current time off already taken by employees, ready for when you invite them.
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Launch CakeHR to employees

Customise CakeHR to your company

Add your company logo and change CakeHR header colour to fit your brand.
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Invite your employees to CakeHR

Once you've set everything up, you can let your employees know about CakeHR.
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Set up Additional modules

If you have additional modules as well as Core CakeHR, you will want to set these up too.

Leave Management
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Shift Scheduling
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Timesheets
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Expenses
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Recruitment
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Performance
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