Human Resources

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The AWARDS Human Resources module is used to perform various human resources data entry and report viewing tasks as relate to the maintenance of employee records.

Required Permissions

The Human Resources module is available to members of the "System Administrator" user group and to users with the following permissions:

Display Executive Administration Buttons (not required for members of most user groups, including "Executive" and "Direct Care" level groups or "Human Resources Staff")
Human Resources (ONE of three available - which of the three you have impacts your ability to work with the data found in the HR module; for more info, click here)

Additional permissions required to use the individual features within the Human Resources module are discussed in detail in the Online Help sections for each of those features.

  NOTE:  Permissions are assigned using the Permissions Maintenance feature.  If you do not have access to that feature and need a permission listed here, please contact your supervisor or your local Help Desk for assistance.

Module Features

This portion of AWARDS Online Help is intended to help you understand and work with the features located in the Human Resources module.  Specific topics covered are:

ACCRUALS / TIME OFF - Learn how to monitor employee accruals/time off through the viewing of employee absence reports.

EMPLOYEE FILE CABINET - Learn how to upload, download, and delete files attached to individual staff member file cabinets.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - Learn how to maintain a list of paid holidays for a selected year.

ORGANIZATION CHART - Learn how to view an agency-wide staff organization chart.

SALARY HISTORY - Learn how to maintain employee payroll compensation records and to view read-only salary history reports.

STAFF INFORMATION - Learn to maintain staff information records, including entering new hires and terminating employees.

STAFF TRAINING - Learn how to schedule staff trainings and to view read-only staff training session reports.

FootholdConnect Event Recordings

  NOTE: Recordings marked with a red asterisk (*) were made prior to deployment of significant AWARDS enhancements and do not reflect those changes; however, the overall content is still relevant and useful.

Human Resources and Incidents Optional Enhancements (36 min) * - December 2015

Join us for a review of the optional features and functions available in the Human Resources and Incidents modules.

Managing Staff Records (58 min) * - April 2017

In this webinar - intended for human resources staff, supervisors, program directors, and agency executive staff - we teach you about all of the AWARDS functionality designed to help you manage staff records.  Specifically, you'll learn about creating and managing staff records, creating logins and assigning user groups, working with Internal Audit Message permissions, FormBuilders and ReportBuilders related to managing staff records, the correct process for completing a termination, and much more!

Additional Human Resources Reports 

The following report - located in the Reports module - can be a useful tool for analyzing HR-related information recorded in employee-centric forms.

FormBuilder ReportBuilder - Used to generate customized reports of data collected in employee forms. 

Enhancement Request Forms

Human Resources module functionality is configurable behind-the-scenes using preferences set by Foothold Technology.  If you are interested in learning more about available features and options and/or would like to move ahead with configuration, download and complete the following request form, and then submit it to your Implementation Consultant or [email protected].

Human Resources - Implementation Requests Form