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Note Categories Field Value Setup for Core HR

Note Categories are an optional setup feature that allows for an Employee Note to be categorized for easy identification/reporting.

Common note categories include Benefit Changes/Updates, Disciplinary, Employee Incentive Program, PIP, Recognition, Termination Write-up.

Navigating to Note Categories Field Value Setup
  • From the menu, expand Setup and click Setup Properties.


  • Hover over Field Value Setup in the top menu bar and click Note Categories.



Understanding the Note Categories Page

Setup Options for Note Categories


  • Category - The Category entered here will be listed when using drop-down menus. 
  • Description - The Description will provide context for the note category.

Note Categories List

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  • Edit.gif - Clicking this icon will allow you to edit the name and/or description of a note category.
  • Category Name - The category name is displayed in drop-down menus for selection.
  • Description

From the Actions drop-down menu, you can:

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Adding a Note Category

  • Enter the note category name and description.


  • Click Save.
  • The note category will populate the list towards the bottom of the page.


Editing a Note Category

  • Click the Edit.gif edit icon towards the far left of a note category.


  • Edit the note category information that loads into the top menu.


  • Click Save when finished.

Deleting a Note Category

  • Select the note categories towards the far-right of the record.


  • From the Actions drop-down menu, click Delete Selected Record(s).


  • Confirm the deletion of the note categories. If the deleted note categories are associated with an employee note, the note categories will be removed from the employee notes.


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