On-boarding your employees into any new system can often be a tedious task not many look forward to.  For this reason, we are here to help with all the information you might need to get you started on Sunlight.


1. Create a personal account

To begin on-boarding your company, you first need to open your personal account, which you can do by clicking here


2. Create your company account

 Once your personal account is set, you can create a new company directly from our sidebar. All you need to do is click on the plus (+) sign  at the bottom of the sidebar, write the name and click on “Create company”.


3. Invite your employees

You will need a list of your employees with their email addresses, so you can add them swiftly as soon as you are ready.

Add and invite members manually

Open your company’s profile and go to the “Members” tab, under the “Settings” section of the sidebar. Click on “add new members”, write the person's email address and click on “add”. Once you have added everyone you would like to invite, click on “add users”. An invitation will be sent to their emails and they will be immediately added to the company on Sunlight so you can start adding in more information to personalize their experience.

Mass import via a .csv file

This is a feature available by request only at the moment. Simply get in touch with our support team and we will provide you with a template you will need to fill in order for us to import your users via .csv file.


4. Set their learning budgets 

Once you have people inside of your group, the most important thing is to give them a Sunlight budget. To do this, simply click on a member's row to display the user's settings. From their on click on budget and type in the amount you wish to allocate.


5. Select your payment method

You have added your team's learning budget and now you need to activate it. There are two ways of doing it:

Company Wallets

Upfront payment with your Company Wallet. To go with the company wallet, just click on top-up via credit card/bank transfer and follow the instructions to top-up the wallet.

Pay On To Go

If you ever run out of funds from your company wallet, you have the option to connect a personal credit card and "pay on the go".  Go to your billing section and connect the card you choose for your Sunlight transactions.

6. Congrats!

That is it! You have covered all the basics and are now 100% ready to use Sunlight. Keep reading below for any additional things you might want to set up, such as integrations, skillsets, playlists and more.

Keep exploring...

👍 Use Slack? Set up that integration.

Something that might help you when requests start flowing is our Slack Integration, which enables notifications to the Slack channel of your preference and keeps you up to date on your team's Sunlight activities.

📣 Communicate what Sunlight is to your team.

When everything is set up, the next thing you might want to do is let your team know about Sunlight and how it works within your company.  You may have internal rules in place on how they should spend their personal allowance, or simply want to let them know that they have free rein over their learning budget.  Whatever the case, we offer you a template of an Internal Communications Email, with which you'll be able to inform them about our platform. Furthermore, they will want to know how to get on spending their Sunlight, and this short video is ideal to give them a general overview of the platform.

Have any questions or comments?

Please don't hesitate to contact our support team via our live-chat or by emailing us at support@sunlight.is.

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