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STARVISION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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HUMAN RESOURCE INFORMATION SYSTEM
(HRIS)
USER MANUAL FOR MASTER FILES
VERSION 1.0
STARVISION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SDA)
Table of Contents
1
CONVENTIONS USED ............................................................................................................................... 4
2
QUERY BUILDER ...................................................................................................................................... 6
3
INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................................... 13
4
COMMON MASTER FILES....................................................................................................................... 14
4.1 ADMIN MASTERS..................................................................................................................................... 14
4.1.1 CPF Account ............................................................................................................................ 15
4.1.2 Designation ............................................................................................................................ 17
4.1.3 Union ...................................................................................................................................... 18
4.1.4 Salary Scale ............................................................................................................................ 23
4.2 PERSONNEL MASTERS............................................................................................................................... 29
4.2.1 Award ..................................................................................................................................... 30
4.2.2 External Organisation ............................................................................................................. 31
4.2.3 Skill Code ................................................................................................................................ 32
4.2.4 School Code ............................................................................................................................ 33
4.2.5 Tenure of Officer..................................................................................................................... 33
4.2.6 Subject .................................................................................................................................... 34
4.2.7 Occurrence ............................................................................................................................. 35
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System Features
Human Resources Information System (HRIS) is designed and developed to operate as web
based environment.
Consistency and Simplicity:
It is easy and simple to operate as menus and windows, together with on-line help
messages govern the entire system. In addition each module is designed with the same
operational procedure. New users need only to learn and be familiar with one module, and
soon be familiar with all of them. Hence even users with no computer experience will find it
easy to operate.
Flexible:
The system provides flexible master file maintenance for adding, modifying and deleting
master file information respectively.
Popup windows/tables:
With the prompt windows, searches through files are made simple and it allows users to
obtain prompt and accurate access data.
Reports provided:
Listing and statistical reports are provided too making checking and reporting purposes
much more efficient and effective.
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1. Conventions Used
This section gives a detailed explanation of the conventions used in MecWise Payroll.Net.
Upon login, the Welcome Screen will be displayed as below.
Welcome Screen
The left hand side of the Window contains the Menu.
When clicking on any menu option, the option will expand to display sub-system’s modules.
Modules
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The Toolbar shows at the top of the screen when any of the modules are selected. It
contains a row of icons for easy execution of commands.
Below is the explanation of some of the commonly used icons:
Toolbar
Initiate a new record (Blank template).
Update the existing information in the record.
Deletes the current record.
Search for records using a Query Builder.
Search records for records with fields similar to that displayed on
screen. If no fields are entered, system will display all available records
under that module.
Print current record in report form (If available).
Access the previous/next record without having to exit from the current
screen.
Save most recent data entered in the record.
Cancel the current operation.
Return to header screen. This icon is usually displayed after the Cancel
button is clicked on.
If you have forgotten the functions any icon or come across an
unfamiliar icon, place the mouse cursor over the icon for a few
seconds. A description of the function will be displayed.
The Collapsible Panel is located under the Toolbar. It displays a browser listing the different
records according to the user’s specifications.
Collapsible Panel
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2. Query Builder
The Query Form is for setting the criteria so as to display only a range of required records for
viewing.
Query Form
These are some basic concepts and various signs used in the query form:
For Alphabetical Values:
a < b < c < ... < z.
For values that contain 2 or more alphabets, always start comparing the values from left-toright.
Example 1: ad < ar
Reason: d is less than r
Example 2: bd < d
Reason: b is less than d
Example 3: bcd < bcf
Reason: d is less than f.
For Numerical Values:
1 < 2 < 3 < ... ...
Using the Query form is essentially forming sentences specifying search criteria.
Firstly select the subject criteria from the screen on the left.
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Select the desired condition from the column beside the subject screen.
1.1.1.1.1.1 Meaning of Condition
Is
Is not
Value more than.
Value more than and equals to.
Value less than.
Value less than and equal to.
Containing.
Has no values/Does not exist.
Has values/Exists,
Including.
Not including.
Next, enter the data in the field located in the top right hand of the Query Form.
You can choose to enter the data manually or select from the pick list by clicking on the
selection button beside the field.
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Pick List
To select the desired object, simply click once on it.
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Query Form Icons
Icons
Open and Close Bracket.
Used together in situations of multiple conditions.
Conditions within brackets will be dealt with first.
Used to remove the open and close bracket respectively.
Input conditions defined.
Replace any highlighted condition with another condition.
Remove the highlighted condition.
After entering a single condition, click on Insert to input the condition. This condition will be
displayed in the screen.
To link 2 conditions together, make use of the selections located in the top left hand corner
of the form after the 1st condition has been entered before entering the 2nd condition.
Icon
Implication
System will filter only records satisfying both conditions.
System will filter records satisfying the 1st condition and eliminate those
that satisfy the 2nd condition.
System will filter records that satisfy either condition.
System will filter records that satisfy 1st condition or those that do not
satisfy the 2nd condition.
At the bottom of the Query Form is another row of icons.
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Icons
Confirm conditions set.
Exit Query Form.
By clicking on the Order By tab, the user can pre set the order in which the records filtered
will be listed.
Order By Tab
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Click on the property (From left hand screen), which the listing will be done according to.
Click on
to add the property to the screen on the right.
Conversely, to unselect a property, click on it and click on
screen on the left.
to return it to the
moves the property higher or lower in position/priority in the case of multiple
properties selected.
Ascending Order: a, b, c, ......, z / 1, 2, 3…9
Descending Order: z, y, x, ..., a / 9, 8, 7…1
To start the filtering with conditions and order defined, click on OK. (Located at bottom of
Order By tab)
The records, which fit the conditions laid down, will be listed in the Browser
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A typical browse screen constitutes of titled columns and rows of stored data. A sample of a
browse screen is shown below.
Browser
Below is the explanation of the icons on the collapsible panel:
Click this to expand the browser for viewing.
Click this to collapse/hide the browser.
To lock current browser status (Expanded/Hidden).
Within the browser, there are other icons to view, filter and export the information from the
browser.
Browser Icons
Navigator. To view next/previous screen
of records.
Search function. Select field from drop
down list on the left and enter the
data/keywords to search through
records for a match.
Click on the
to start search process.
Query Builder to query, filter and sort
records for display in the browser.
Export records from the browser to excel
format.
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3. Introduction
The system is designed primarily to empower employees to carry out simple HR functions
online such as leave applications, claim applications and updating of employee’s personal
information.
Master Files in Human Resources Information System (HRIS):
(a)
Enables employees to submit their leave and claims on-line.
(b)
Enables employees to enter and update their personal information as and when
required.
(c)
Routes submissions to authorized verifier and approving officer for approval.
(d)
Calculates the leave entitlement of all eligible employees every year by adding any
leave brought forward from previous year to the current year’s entitlement according to
their eligibility.
(e)
Enables employees to withdraw any leave applications prior to or after it has been
approved; an approval of cancellation is sent to the approving officer.
(f)
Processes the unused commuted leave and payment of the amount due to the
employees through the monthly payroll run.
(g)
Provides on-line enquiry facility to allow employees to check the status of their
applications.
(h)
Generates relevant management and statistical reports.
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4. Common Master Files
Introduction of Common Master Files:
Operation Modes available:
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Addition of New Records.
Enquiry and Updating of Records.
Enquiry and Deletion of Records.
Printing of Master File listing.
Master File Maintenance is the process of setting up information pertaining to the company’s
structure and working environment.
The Master Files are located in 2 sub-systems:
 Admin Masters
 Personnel Masters
Most of the Master Files are already preset with default data.
However, the user may create new records by clicking on
The user can also update the existing record by clicking on
and viewing the record.
when in the module.
when in the module
4.1 Admin Masters
Admin Masters (14) – Master Files pertaining to government policies and Company
structure. But not all are relevant to the ESS system.
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CPF Account
Designation
Union
Salary Scale
All of the Master File tables proceed with similar field structures. For the rest of the
Master Files’ field information, users may refer to the list as above.
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4.1.1. CPF Account
This master file stores CPF A/C representing the type of CPF Account employees are
covered by.
No. Field
1
CPF A/C #
Description
This field captures the CPF A/C which will be later used in
Admin Master Screen to store each employee’s medical
code. This field is mandatory.
2
Created By/Date
Display user id of the record creator and created date.
3
Modified By/Date
Display user id of the last modified user and last modified
date.
4.1.1.1. CPF Account Flow
Click on the “Admin Masters - > CPF Account” link from the left menu.
System will show the following screen:
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Click the Add button to add a new record.
System will show as follows.
Enter Information such as CPF A/C # field. Click the Save button to save the record.
Before the record is saved, the system checks if the required field is empty. If this
field is empty, system will prompt an error message (shown below). Click on the OK
button to close the message box and fill in the indicated field. Then save the record
again.
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If the information entered is correct, the record will be saved into the system.
4.1.2. Designation
This master file stores Designation Codes representing the different
designations/positions available in a company.
Admin Master-Designation
Fields
Designation Code:
Description
Abbreviation representing the designation code.
Description:
Eff. Date From/To
Description of the designation code.
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
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4.1.3. Union
This master file stores Union Code representing the type of union code employees are
covered by.
No. Field
1
Union Code
Description
This field captures the Union Code which will be later used
in Admin Master Screen to store each employee’s union.
This field is mandatory.
2
Description
This field captures the Description of Union Code.
3
Trans. Code
4
Eff. Date From
This field captures the Trans. Code. Help key is provided for
user to select from the existing Trans. Code list.
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
5
Eff. Date To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
6
Created By/Date
Display user id of the record creator and created date.
7
Modified By/Date
Display user id of the last modified user and last modified
date.
4.1.3.1. Union Flow
Click on the “Admin Masters - > Union” link from the left menu.
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System will show the following screen:
Click the Add button to add a new record.
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System will show as follow.
Enter Information such as Union Code, Description (if any), Trans. Code, Eff. Date
From and Eff. Date To fields.
Click on the picklist of the Tran. Code to select a Transaction for an employee.
System will launch the PickList which shows a list of existing Transaction Codes.
Select a Transaction Code by clicking on a record.
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After the Transaction Code is selected, system will show the selected record on the
screen as shown below.
Click the Save button to save the record.
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Before the record is saved, system checks if the required field is empty. If this field is
empty, system will prompt an error message (shown below). Click on the OK button
to close the message box and fill in the indicated field. Then save the record again.
If the information entered is correct, the record will be saved into the system.
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4.1.4 Salary Scale
This master file stores Salary Code representing the type of salary code employees are
covered by.
Salary Scale Master File Header
No. Field
1
Salary Code
Description
This field captures the Salary Code which will be later used
in Admin Master Screen to store each employee’s salary.
This field is mandatory.
2
Salary Scale
This field captures the Description of Salary Code.
3
Salary Mode
4
Effective Date
From
This field captures the salary mode of the salary scale. Help
key is provided for user to select from the existing salary
mode list.
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
5
Effective Date To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
6
NWC Type
7
Created By/Date
This field captures the payroll mode of the salary scale.
Help key is provided for user to select from the existing
NWC Type list.
Display user id of the record creator and created date.
8
Modified By/Date
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Display user id of the last modified user and last modified
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Salary Scale Master File Detail
No. Field
Description
1
Salary Code
This field displays the data from the header screen.
2
S/N
This field is a system generated reference number.
3
Basic Salary
This field captures the basic salary of the salary scale
master file.
4
Monthly Salary
This field captures the Monthly Salary.
5
NPC Amt
This field captures the NPC Amt.
6
NPVP Amt
This field captures the NPVP Amt.
7
Salary Point
This field captures the Salary Point. Help key is provided for
user to select from the salary point list.
8
Gross Salary
This field captures the Gross Salary.
9
Created By/Date
Display user id of the record creator and created date.
10
Modified By/Date
Display user id of the last modified user and last modified
date.
4.1.4.1. Salary Scale Flow
Click on the “Admin Masters - > Salary Scale” link from the left menu.
System will show the following screen:
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Click the Add button to add a new record.
System will show as follows.
Enter Information such as Salary Code, Salary Scale, Salary Mode, Effective Date
From, Effective Date To and NWC Type fields.
Before the Add New button is clicked, the system checks if the required field is
empty. If this field is empty, system will prompt message (shown below). Click on the
OK button to close the message box and fill in the indicated field. Then save the
record again.
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To add the Salary Scale details, click on the Add New button.
System will show as follows.
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Enter Information such as Basic Salary, NPC Amt and Salary Point fields.
Click the Save button to save the detail record.
Click on the Cancel button and the Exit button to go back to its previous screen. If
the information entered is correct, the record will be saved into the system.
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Click the Save button to save the header record.
If the information entered is correct, the record will be saved into the system.
4.1.4.2. Updating Salary Scale Flow
Click on the Query by form icon to show the listing of salary scale and select the
salary scale record.
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Click on the Update icon to make changes.
Click on the salary scale detail record. System will show as follows.
Click on the Refresh NWC button, the detail of the Salary Scale Master file will
display NWC year by year.
4.2. Personnel Masters
Personnel Masters (26) – Master Files pertaining to personal information of an Employee.
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Award
External Organisation
Skill Code
School Code
Tenure of Officer
Subject
Occurence
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4.2.1. Award
This master file stores data on the Award Codes denoting different types of awards present
in the company (Long Service Award, Merit Award etc.)
Personnel Masters-Award Master
Fields
Award Code
Description
Abbreviation denoting the type of Award.
Description
Description name of the Award.
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
To add or update the entitlements, firstly click on the Add or Update icon located in
the top toolbar. The below screen will show.
Personnel Masters-Add Entitlement
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Fields
Award Type
Description
Abbreviation denoting the nature of award.
E.g. V100.
Award Category
User defined category to which this award belongs. E.g.
Voucher.
Description
Description name of nature of award.
E.g. $100 Voucher
Max Entitlement
Employee cannot receive more than this amount for this
Award Code.
Selection Tab
Details of the award item given for this award entitlement.
Once the fields are filled up, click on the Save icon. A blank template will be
displayed for adding of more awards.
To return to the previous screen, click on the Cancel icon, then Return.
4.2.2. External Organisation
This master file stores External Organisation Codes representing the different
external organisations the company has dealings with.
Personnel Masters-External Organisation Master File
Fields
Org. Code
1.1.1.2 Description
Abbreviation denoting the type of Organisation Code.
Description
Description name of the Organisation Code.
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
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4.2.3. Skill Code
This master file stores Skill Codes representing the different type of skills/attributes
that employees possess. It also stores details on the different levels of rating for each
skill type in the Rating tab located in this master file.
Personnel Masters-Skill Code Master File
Fields
Skill Code
1.1.1.3 Description
Abbreviation denoting the type of Skill Code.
Description
Description name of the Skill Code.
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system
To add a Skill Rating for this Skill Code, click on the Ratings tab and click on the Add
icon. The below screen will show.
Personnel Masters-Skill Rating Tab
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Fields
Rating Code
1.1.1.4 Description
Abbreviation representing rating level for this skill.
Long Description
A description of this level of rating.
Short Description
Any additional information on the rating.
4.2.4. School Code
This master file stores data on the School Codes representing the different type of
schools/academic institutions.
Personnel Masters-School Code Master File
Fields
School Code
1.1.1.5 Description
Abbreviation denoting the type of School Code.
Description
Description name of the School Code.
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
4.2.5. Tenure of Officer
This master file stores Tenure of Officer codes representing the general types of
employee (Pensionable, Non-Pensionable, Part Time etc).
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Personnel Masters-Tenure of Officer Master File
Fields
Tenure Code
1.1.1.6 Description
Abbreviation representing the type of employee.
Ownership
NA
Description
Description name of the Tenure Code.
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this Tenure Code is applicable to
the system.
4.2.6. Subject
This master file stores data on Subject Codes representing the different types of
subjects/areas of study/majors.
Personnel Masters-Subject
Fields
Subject Code
1.1.1.7 Description
Abbreviation denoting the type of Subject Code.
Description
Description name of the Subject Code.
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
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4.2.7. Occurrence
This master file stores Occurrence.
No. Field
1
Occurrence
Description
Abbreviation denoting the type of Occurrence.
2
Description
Description name of the Occurrence.
3
Eff. Date From/To
Time period within which this code is applicable to the
system.
Most of the Master File tables proceed with similar field structures. For the rest of the
Master Files’ field information that are not shown, users may refer to the list as
above.
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