With statuses, you can categorize employees according to their employment status. Fingercheck comes with three default statuses: Active, Onboarding, and Terminated. If you want additional statuses, see the procedures below.

Employee status is used in employee profiles, and you can sort by employee status on the EMPLOYEES tab.


In this article, you will learn:


How to create an employee status

  1. Log in to your Fingercheck account as an Administrator.

  2. Click the SETUP tab > System > Employee Statuses.

    By default, the Active, Onboarding, and Terminated employee statuses are set.

  3. To create another status, click the Add button.

    Important: Do not change the Code or Description of the default statuses.

  4. Edit or add the Code and Description.

    The Code is an abbreviated name for the status. The Description is a short descriptive name. Together, these fields make up the full name as displayed in other areas of Fingercheck.

  5. Select a status:

    • Active

    • Inactive

    • LeaveOfAbsence

    • Terminated

    • OnBoarding

  6. Click Save.

How to create a termination reason

  1. Log in to your Fingercheck account as an Administrator.

  2. Click the SETUP tab > System > Termination Reasons.

  3. Click the Add button.

  4. Edit or add the Code and Description

    The Code is an abbreviated name for the status. The Description is a short descriptive name. Together, these fields make up the full name as displayed in other areas of Fingercheck.

  5. Click Save.

    The termination reason is available for you to select in the employee’s profile as described in the next procedure.

How to apply a status to an individual employee

  1. Log in to your Fingercheck account as an Administrator or Supervisor.

  2. Click the EMPLOYEES tab.

  3. Click an employee's number.

  4. Under Personal, click Position & Rates.

  5. For the Status & History section, click the Edit icon (pencil).

  6. From the Employee Status drop-down list, select the status.

  7. If you are terminating an employee, select a reason from the Termination Reason drop-down list.

  8. Click Save.


As always, we aim to enhance your experience here at Fingercheck with not only new enhancements but with guides to provide you with the direction and support needed to navigate the system with ease.

If you have any further questions on this subject, you can reach out to our team at 1-800-610-9501, or by using our in-app messaging feature by logging into our secure site and initiating a conversation.

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