Re-open a casual employee who left 3 months ago

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Hi - We have an employee who worked for us on a casual basis and left about 3 months ago. We have gotten really busy and he is going to come in and cover a few days over the next few weeks, once again as a casual.

I don't believe an official termination procedure was done at the time, as there was no leave that needed to be paid, so I think just a release date was entered under his employee card.

Would I just then delete the 'release' date and un-tick the 'inactive employee' box?


Program: Accounts Hosted on PC with Windows 8.1 64-bit
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Posted 4 weeks ago

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Hi Emily


You could do that to manually override but I’d recommend doing it via the Employee Organiser as this then prefills the Original Hire Date as well as the New Hire Date in the employee’s record.


  • View All Employees in your Employee List & right-click on this inactive one.
  • Click on “Hire Employee” in the popup menu & the wizard will ask if you want to rehire this particular employee (“Edit ....”) or hire a new employee entirely (“New Hire”)
  • Click on Edit ... & follow the prompts. 

Doing it this way will automatically ....

  • Remove the employee’s previously-entered Release Date

  • Retain their Original Hire Date

  • Add a new Hire Date &

  • Re-activate the employee


    Shaz Hughes Dip(Fin) ACQ NSW, MICB

    Reckon Accredited Professional Partner Bookkeeper / Registered BAS Agent (No: 92314 015)

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Hi Shaz,

Thanks for that - appreciate the feedback!