Department of Management Services

For State Employees

The People First system is a self-service, secure, web-based Human Resource Information System that supports more than 226,000 state employees with: appointments and status, attendance and leave, benefits administration, classification and organizational management, payroll preparation, performance management, recruiting, and reporting. This page provides helpful documents and training materials for state employees.

Helpful Documents

 People First Password Information

 People First New Employee Checklist [01-27-17] Updated (Adobe PDF Document 407.71 KB)

 Address Verification [07-19-16] Updated (Adobe PDF Document 97.23 KB)

 Address Verification FAQs [07-19-16] Updated (Adobe PDF Document 280.88 KB)

 Dependent Certification FAQs [10-10-16] Updated (Adobe PDF Document 253.28 KB)

 Timesheet FAQs [05-31-17] Updated (Adobe PDF Document 416.53 KB)

 FLSA Compensatory Leave FAQs [08-25-16] (Adobe PDF Document 290.92 KB)

 Performance Management and Recruiting


Employee Training Materials

 People First Bi-Weekly Timesheet Simulation

 People First Monthly Timesheet Simulation

 People First 28-Day Timesheet Simulation

 Employee User Guide (Adobe PDF Document 443.21 KB)

 Employee Video PowerPoint [06-09-10] (Microsoft Power Point Document 2.84 MB)

 People First Employee Video


Manager Training Materials

 Manager User Guide (Adobe PDF Document 507.50 KB)

 Manager Video PowerPoint [06-09-10] (Microsoft Power Point Document 3.11 MB)

 People First Manager Video

 PAR Video PowerPoint (Microsoft Power Point Document 3.19 MB)

 People First PAR Video


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