Custom Fields: How do I add a Custom Field to Employees?

To add a Custom Field to Employees, choose Manage > Custom Fields


Custom Fields for Employees can be created in the Employee section:



Click +Add Custom Field to add a new Custom Field 


Complete the following fields:


FieldDescription
NameEnter the label for the Custom Field
CodeEnter an internal code, which will appear in two places: - on a CSV file when this data is exported - in an email template Please enter a code with no spaces and one which is unique amongst the Custom Fields in your accounts
Model TypeThis is the object that the Custom Field relates to.  It will be pre-selected to Employee, but can be changed
Data TypeSelect the data type for the field from the following options: - Text - Long Text - Multiple - Yes/No - Number - Date
HistorySelect this checkbox to record all changed made to the value entered in this Field
Customer VisibleSelect this checkbox for this Field to be visible to the Customer Not applicable to all Model Types
Customer EditableSelect this checkbox for this Field to be editable by the Customer Not applicable to all Model Types
Default ValueEnter a value that you would like this Field to be pre-filled with Or leave this section blank
ValuesIf you have selected 'Multiple' in the Data Type, enter the value selections here Please enter the values in a list, one underneath the other


Click Save


This Custom Field will appear when creating a new Employee or editing Employee details, in the Custom Fields Tab




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