Add new team member birthday with BirthdayBot

What’s it handy for?

Bring your team together and celebrate special dates in your workspace with BirthdayBot – automatically with this workflow.

A few uses for this workflow:

  • HR / Office Managers: Collecting a birthday date among other information during the onboarding of a new member.

When a new team member joins a channel, a Welcome Form is sent to them that includes a question about their birthday. The response is shared with BirthdayBot, so the app can use it to announce their birthday when it comes.

To get started:

  1. Install the BirthdayBot Slack app
  2. Download the example
  3. Navigate to Workflow Builder and select “Import”
  4. Once imported, edit the workflow to make sense for your team
  5. Publish and let everyone know about your masterpiece

See it in action:

  1. Install the BirthdayBot Slack app.
  2. Creating and publishing the workflow takes only a few minutes. Import the downloadable template, then assign the channel which will be used to trigger the onboarding form for a new member. 
  3. Customize the welcome form to collect relevant birthday information. Then select the step from BirthdayBot, and send the data collected in your form to BirthdayBot.
  4. Publish and let your teammates know about your new workflow!

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