Punch IDs for Employees
When you are first getting 7punches set up within your 7shifts account, you can either have 7shifts auto-assign punch IDs or you can assign punch IDs yourself.
Auto-Assign vs. Self-Assign
Auto-Assign Punch IDs:
1. If you choose to auto-assign IDs, make sure you have the box (shown below) checked.
2. Once you click 'Next', each Employee will have a 4-digit punch ID auto-generate for you under their Employee profile under the 'Employment' tab.
Self-Assign Punch IDs:
1. If you prefer to assign a number yourself, you can do this from an Employee's profile. To update this, go to the 'More' menu > Employees > select an Employee to edit > Employment.
2. Enter their Punch ID # in the 'Punch ID' field and click 'Save.'
Emailing Punch IDs to Staff
Once you are ready to email everyone their own punch IDs, click on the Tools drop-down menu on the Employees page and select 'Email Employees their punch IDs.'
All of your Employees will then be emailed their individual punch IDs.
If an Employee forgets their own Punch ID
If an Employee has been assigned a punch ID but can't remember it, they can find their punch ID in the mobile app by selecting the 7shifts icon > selecting their profile picture in the top left corner > Edit profile. Their punch ID will appear for them there.