How to assign a manager to an employee or contractor

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A company admin, as well as a user with a customized role that gives them this permission, can invite a people manager to the Remote platform and assign workers to be their direct reports.

If you want the manager to have access to information and the ability to approve requests for an employee or contractor, you need to assign the worker to the manager.

See also: How to create a customized role for a company user

To do this:

  1. Go to the Team tab.
  2. Choose the employee or contractor you want to assign a specific company user to.


  3. Click on the Job section of the employee's profile.
  4. You will find the Manager field in the Employment section. Edit the field and choose the appropriate Manager. Only the company owner, company admins, people managers and customized role (with the right permissions) will appear in the drop-down list. 
    See also: Can I change a Company user's role?
  5. Choose the Manager for the employee and click on Save.


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