Check-Ins - Create/Edit a Template

Administrators can use the Check-Ins Template page to create and edit templates.

  • To create a template, go to ADMIN > TOOLS > PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT > Check-Ins templates and click the Create Template button.
  • To edit a template, go to ADMIN > TOOLS > PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT > Check-Ins templates and select a template from the template list.

You can manage the following information:

  • Lock - Lock or unlock users ability to make changes to a template.
  • Template title - The title of this template.
  • Description- Description of this template.
  • Meeting frequency - Enter or change the title, description, and how often the meeting is held.
  • Topics - Add or remove topics for this template.
  • Availability - Add or remove those who can access this template.
  • Activate - Activate or deactivate this template.

Lock this Template

Check Lock this Template if you do not want end-users to make changes to this template. If unchecked, end-users can modify the topics associated with this template.

Template Title

Enter or edit the title of this template. You can enter up to 200 characters. This is a required field.

Template Description

Enter or edit a description for this template. You can enter up to 1000 characters. This is an optional field.

Meeting Frequency

Select the meeting frequency for this discussion. The meeting frequency that you select determines the default meeting schedule for this discussion. For example, when a manager or user creates a new check-in discussion that has a meeting frequency of Weekly, each time they click the New Meeting button on the meeting and discussion page, the next meeting date is automatically scheduled for a week later. Options are:

  • As Needed
  • Weekly
  • BiWeekly
  • Monthly
  • Quarter

Topics

Add or delete topic questions or information that may be useful to managers and employees during the discussion. You can add several topics to a discussion, but there must be at least one topic with guiding text per template.

Complete or edit the following fields:

  • Topic - Enter the first topic or question for this template. You can enter up to 200 characters. This is a required field.
  • Guiding Text - Enter any descriptive text that you want the user to see. You can enter up to 1000 characters. This is an optional field.

To add an additional topic, click the Add Topic button.

Availability

Select one of the following options to define who can use this template when initiating a check-in:

  • All Users - Select this option to make this template available to all users.
  • Custom - Select this option to set availability for specific users or by OU criteria. When you select this option, a Select OU Criteria button appears. Click this button to select the appropriate options and then click Save.

Make Template Active

Check Make Template Active if you want end-users to have access to this template. If unchecked, this template is not visible to end-users.

Save

Click Save to save the template. The new template appears on the Check-Ins Templates page.