References Import Layout

The layout below can be used to import References into the HRIS. Column Headers must be provided in the import file and the order of the columns must match the order specified in the table below. The import file must have the same number of columns as indicated in the table below, as well.

General Information on Importing Data

For general information on importing data including supported formats and common questions see Imports Overview

When is a Record Added vs Updated?

If an existing record is found using the key fields ([key]) identified below, the HRIS will update that record

Column Header

Data Type

Max Field Length



 Employee SSN/Employee ID






Unique; must be numeric. Must match an existing record in system.

Reference Full Name   Text      Yes

 Reference Type   Text      Yes Must match a valid Reference Type available on References screen.
Company   Text      Yes  
Job Title   Text     Yes  
Email   Text      
Work Phone   Text      
Years Known   Numeric      
Home Phone   Text      
Cell Phone   Text      
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