This article explains what you can do in the PARiM mobile app as an employee:
1. System requirements
Android 5 or above
iOS 11 or above (to use all functionalities e.g the NFC tags, you need iPhone 7 with iOS 13 or above)
You can download the PARiM mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store (search for "PARiM").
2. Mobile app overview
3. My schedule
"Schedule" displays your confirmed shifts, shift requests and shift applications (indicated by different colours):
Green – confirmed shifts
Yellow – shift requests waiting for your confirmation (click on the shift for an option to confirm)
Brown – shift applications waiting for your employer's confirmation
"Available shifts" displays the open shifts you can apply for. It also displays the shift applications waiting for your employer's confirmation.
To apply for a shift, click on it and select "Apply":
To cancel a shift application, click on it and select "Cancel application".
To manage your availability or request absences, press the "+" sign in the top-right corner:
Note that your employer can still decide to assign shifts to you even if you've marked yourself as unavailable. For more information, please contact your employer directly.
4. Time clock
If your employer has enabled the option to clock shifts, the clocking actions will become available 3 hours before the shift is scheduled to start.
Below you will see the explanations for different actions you can take during a shift:
Clock in/clock out - clock in when you start your shift and clock out when you finish your shift.
Start break/end break - starting the break will pause the shift clock until you end the break. You can only clock one break per shift.
I'm on site - sends your current location to your employer if they have enabled this function. You can send your location to your employer multiple times per shift.
Check in - sends a check in to your employer if they have enabled this function. You will receive a reminder to check in if you have enabled the push notifications for the PARiM mobile app. To see the check in requirements for the shift, click on "Check in info":
Allows you to view and edit some of the details on your profile (to view and edit everything, please visit the PARiM web portal):
Displays your pending and approved timesheets and allows you to make adjustments before confirming them.
Allows you to request absences, view your existing absence statuses and details, and view your absence allowance information:
Allows you to manage your availability.
Displays your pay information for different pay periods:
Displays your employer's contacts (operations and supervisors).
Allows you to set up shared devices to easily switch between different employees and/or employers, change the time format, time zone and customise the push notification settings.
Forwards you to the PARiM help centre where you can find help articles about different features of the software.
The help centre also has a chat bubble to contact PARiM customer support about any technical issues with our software.
Resynchronise with PARiM
“Resynchronise with PARiM” synchronises the app with the PARiM database. This ensures the app data is up to date.
Logs you out of your PARiM account. Note that this changes to "Go back to account list" if you have "Shared device" enabled from "Settings".
6. Troubleshooting the mobile app
If you experience any issues with the PARiM app, there are three general troubleshooting steps you can try:
Go to “More” > “Resynchronise with PARiM” (this refreshes the app)
If the issue persists, please restart the phone
If the issue still persists, please reinstall the PARiM app
Android - reinstall the app
Go to "Settings" > "Applications"
Select the PARiM app from the list and choose “Uninstall”
Go to the Google Play Store, search for the PARiM app and install it
iOS - reinstall the app
Hold your finger on the PARiM app icon until a menu appears and select "Remove App" > "Delete App"
Go to the App Store, search for the PARiM app and install it
7. Web portal
You can find the overview of the PARiM web portal in this help article: https://support.parim.co/en/articles/1962506-mobile-app-overview-for-employees.
If you are experiencing any problems with the PARiM mobile app, you should first contact your employer directly, as PARiM customer support does not directly manage employees. If there is a technical problem or a bug, your employer should contact us directly.