Reactivating your employees is an important tool that you have access to in QuickBooks Online. Rather than starting from scratch, QuickBooks makes it easy for former employees to be reactivated in the system when the continue employment with your company.
Here's what you'll do:
1. Click the Employees tab on the left navigation menu.
2. Under the Employee list, from the Active employees drop-down menu, select Inactive employees.
3. Click the employee you'd like to reactivate.
4. Click Edit employee.
5. Select the Employment tab at the top of the page.
6. Change their status to Active.
7. Click Done.
That's all there is to it. If you have any other questions, let me know.
Have a great day.
Hi Yogasomewhere. Thanks for chiming in on this thread. The original start date can remain the same or you could edit it if you'd like. The choice is completely yours when it comes to this. Let me know if you have other questions, I'm here to help.
If I understand correctly, I can ignore the following information? Specifically, if I'm changing it:
This information is needed for:
I see what you're saying. The employee's hire date is required when you're adding a new employee. Are you looking to make an inactive employee active again or are you adding a new employee?
I see. You're more than welcome to change it if you'd like. However, if you'd like to keep the original hire date, I recommend doing so. The field you've described is mainly for New hires. Let me know if you have questions, I'm here to help.