The best aspects of Sympa HR will be visible when the system is used by employees, managers and HR. Processes that serve different user groups can easily be added later.

Before taking Sympa HR into use, we recommend you to think about the kinds of user groups that will be linked to the different processes, such as employees, managers, HR or IT.

If you have not used an HR system before, we will consider the ways in which the system could potentially affect your way of working. For example: Sympa HR makes it possible to easily share information and to make approvals in the system.

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In Sympa HR the permissions are defined per tab. In most cases, one process is appointed per tab.

The view could consist of reading or editing permissions, or it can be completely hidden.

Familiarise yourself with most the common processes on our Best Practices site.

System administration

As a system administrator of Sympa HR you are able to edit the structures of your solution. You will be able to add new fields or create completely new views, and subsequently define the permissions.

System administrators have the permissions to edit all of the information in the system. Usually the system administrator is part of the HR team.

However, HR users can also get the permissions to a range of employee information without being a system administrator.

Sympa provides training for system administrators. Read more about the HR acadamy trainings.


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Red happy laptop iconA2.1 Which different user groups can you identify?

A2.2 Think about which user groups are involved in the different processes. Please take note of all the topics covered in our agreement. 

A2.3 Will you have system administrator access to the system? Who will be the trained system administrator? 

We have created an Excel file that you can use to describe the different roles. After filling in the details you can upload it to Freedcamp.