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Manage your Human Resources with Odoo

Manage your Human Resources with Odoo

How to easily manage your Human Resources with Odoo

Manage your Human Resources with Odoo

Your employees make up a valuable asset, no matter what type of business you have and where you’re situated. But if you don’t manage them well you won’t get the full benefit of excellent team members. You may even lose the best talent because of mismanagement. So, how do you get HR management right in the modern business world?

Odoo has various tools specially designed to empower business leaders and that includes one of the best Human Resource Management software modules you’ll find on today’s market. With quality HR leave management software you can save time and effort, while ensuring the best outcome for all. With the right Human Resources software UK, Europe, US and companies around the globe can enjoy higher output by managing teams better.

In this article I’m focusing on the 5 main modules that will guarantee you an easy way to deal with your Human Resource Management in general and manage employees effortlessly. I want to go one by one and show you how easy and user friendly it is to work with Odoo. The main 5 modules are:

  1. Employees: Here you can manage all information about your Human Resources
  2. Recruitment: Easy way to keep track of your Recruitment Plans
  3. Time Off: As the name states, you can mage Time Off for your employees
  4. Approvals: With this module you can check what has been requested by your team
  5. Appraisals: Easily schedule appraisals/evaluation for your personnel

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Odoo - Employess

One of the benefits of Human Resource Management with Odoo is how easy it is to use. Let us start from configuring our company employees’ settings. Under the configuration tab you can set the basics of your Company Rules, from how many hours an employee works per day to how we would like the “tracking” of presence to be controlled.

Odoo - Company Rules

After this first settings configuration you’re now ready to start creating Departments and assign each Job position to its respective Department. You can now start inserting your Human Resources into Odoo. By checking your Departments you can have a quick detailed view of each department.

Odoo - Departments

Let’s now take a look at one of our mock employees.

Odoo - Employee Form

As you can see, in each of the employees’ pages you have all the information that can be useful to manage your employees. In the employee view you can see or manage:

  • Personal/Private information
  • Basic Work information (Job position, Department, Manager, Coach)
  • Connection in real time basis
  • Last appraisal
  • Contracts
  • Time off
  • Timesheets
  • Resumé
  • Work information

Apart from this information you can check all contracts that are currently happening and easily manage them with Odoo’s Pipeline.

Odoo - Contracts

This information is all pretty useful, but when it comes to quick detailed information you have the dynamic tool of reporting of Odoo 14. Here you can easily:

  • see who’s present and who’s absent
  • send emails, SMS’s
  • set Time Off in last minute situations
Employees Kanban

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Recruitment Icon

With the Recruitment module of the Human Resource Management module, you can easily keep track of all your open Job opportunities and easily manage them. Not only can you give as much detail about the job position as you want but also directly receive all candidates inside Odoo and manage them all in the same place.

After creating your Job positions you’re ready to share it with the world by simply sharing it via your Source of choice(Facebook, LinkedIn, your Website and so much more).

Job Position

The best Human Resources Management software doesn’t only focus on your team once you’ve onboarded them. Why not start from the recruitment phase to simplify your tasks?

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Time Off

Time Off

As you might have noticed with Odoo, you can easily deal with your Human Resources tasks on one platform. Time Off/Leave is not the exception. Here you can easily:

  • Check off all your HR time
  • Check the Requests for time off
  • Approve or refuse requests
  • Create time off for your employees.

You can still access the amazing reporting tool to summarize all information about time off, either by employee or by the type of time off to better manage your business. Odoo wil track Vacations, Leave and sick days so you can easily coordinate your company schedules.

The benefits of Human Resource Management with a versatile platform is that it saves you time while making you more effective and providing information whenever it’.

Odoo - Dashboard

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Odoo - Approvals

There could be various types of Approvals requested by your team, not only expenses but also for the need to borrow material and any other items needed for their day-to-day work. Furthermore Odoo has the helpful tool to add the Approval request anywhere you want. For example, you may have customers for whom you need to ask approval from a manager if a bill is more than $1000. By setting approval rules and conditions you’re able to control your expenses without leaving the main system.

Odoo - Purchase

Furthermore, in your Approval module you can easily pre-set all types of approvals that your company knows it will eventually need to manage employees and their HR aspects. As you can see in the example below, any employee/user has access to that menu, and with just one click he or she can submit a request for what is needed. Users just need to give basic information, like the period of time, who’s going to approve it, what will be borrowed (if the case) and the reason for the request. You can even attach documents to the request.

Odoo - Approvals Dashboard

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Odoo - Appraisals

Appraisals are the perfect tools to keep track of your employees’ happiness. With this module you can challenge your employees to achieve certain goals or they can challenge themselves and keep track of that evolution inside Odoo.

Furthermore, you can easily set up periodic evaluations for your employees, get their opinion on how they feel about how the company treats them, and get the opinion of each employee’s manager. Overall, to maintain the motivation of improvement and br/ing benefits to the people as well as for your organization, Odoo 14 Appraisals is the best tool to do it.

To do this, you can Build your own appraisal, ask the right questions at the right time and get all the information you need. You can design your own survey. For example you can have questions with pre-prepared answers or ask all kinds of questions to obtain the best information and honest opinions.

Last but not least you can Automate this evaluation process by creating evaluation plans with clear schedules that will be sent to your employees. With the time saving but effective tool of reporting you can get a more insightful, summarized report of your employees’ appraisal.

Still have Questions?


To conclude, managing your Human Resources with Odoo 14 has never been easier. You can manage all of your company from one place and it’s impressive how easy and accessible all this information is for you, whenever it’s needed.

Even more important, this article that you just read covers only the basics of managing Human Resources. There are multiple other applications (all integrated with Odoo) that can help you manage your HR and simplify as well as optimize your day-to-day work.

If you still have questions or would like to know more about Odoo 14 Human Resources, please contact us or leave your Use Case and we will happily help you manage your company.

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