Typically, an employee will update their own password. But, rarely, you might need to update passwords on behalf of employees – perhaps, to set a new default password for new employees.
If you want to force employees to update their passwords, you can enable the Force password change on next login option that requires them to change their password the next time they log in. This option can be useful if, for example, you've changed your system's password complexity requirements, and would like all employees to create a new, more secure password.
If you update employee passwords, and especially if you mass edit many employees to use the same password, we recommend you also enable the force update option, so they can create a new, unique password.
To update employee passwords:
Any complexity rules you've enabled will apply when you create passwords.