can be allocated
to the users that need to access the records of the group members,
or to report on the group.
You can use groups to restrict access to employee’s
records by allocating groups of people to specific supervisors/users.
By default, a user can see all employees until their
access is restricted by allocating specific groups to them.
To allocate groups to users:
Groups to Users
from the menu. The left hand side of the screen displays a list
of users on the system who have been given enhanced access
rights within Optimum.
Select the user to whom you want to allocate
groups. This defaults to the user that is currently logged on.
If the user has been assigned to a menu profile assigned, this is displayed.
box, select the group that contains the items
that you want to allocate to the user.
In the list of
Available Group Items,
highlight the item(s) that you want to allocate.
button to move these into the
Allocated Group Items
list. If you want to remove any items from this list, highlight
them and click the
To check which employees the user has access to, click the
Show employees for (username) button. Unless the user has
access to all employees' records, this generates a report
showing the Employee No., Employee Name, Department and Active
status for those employees that the user has access to.
Changes are committed immediately to the database,
you do not need to save changes separately. A confirmation message is displayed indicating the
groups that have added to or deleted from the user’s record.
Note: If you allocate items
from more than one group to a user (e.g. Department A and Cost
Centre B), then the user will only see employees who are in both
of these groups. They do not see all the employees in Department A
and all the employees in Cost Centre B.
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