How do I change an employee's hire/start date?

If you've added an employee to GoCo and need to change their start date, follow the steps below.

Please note: different actions will need to be taken, depending on if the adjusted hire date is before or after the hire date currently listed.

Changing Hire Date to a Future Date

  1. Go to the employee's profile and click on Make Changes on the Employment and Compensation card.
  2. Enter the adjusted date of hire in the When should this change take effect? field, then press Continue.
  3. On the Make Changes screen, change the Start Date to the adjusted date of hire, then press Continue and complete the Make Changes flow.

Changing Hire Date to a Past Date

  1. Go to the employee's profile and click on Make Changes on the Employment and Compensation card.
  2. Mark the checkbox next to Effective on [Employee Name]'s start date.
  3. On the Make Changes screen, change the Start Date to the adjusted date of hire, then press Continue and complete the Make Changes flow.

Great! Your new employee's start date is now updated!