An Introduction to 360 Evaluations in SAP SuccessFactors

As year-end approaches, it is common for many companies to take a second look at their employee performance and goal setting processes. In the past few weeks, I’ve been helping multiple companies revamp their employee performance processes. While some are just tweaking current forms and processes, others are considering including a new and often enlightening … Continue reading An Introduction to 360 Evaluations in SAP SuccessFactors

COVID-19 Threatening your Business Continuity? Try Succession and Development to Promote Internal Mobility.

With so many jobs lost, we all need to hunker down and concentrate on keeping our current jobs until things get better right? Nothing could be further from the truth! Realizing the Need Just last week, I had a call with a customer who wanted to re-examine their Succession Management process. They had the system … Continue reading COVID-19 Threatening your Business Continuity? Try Succession and Development to Promote Internal Mobility.

Creating a Safe and Efficient Recruiting Process using Technology during COVID-19

Companies are hiring! A recent LinkedIn article shows that individual companies are now hiring 10,000s of new employees. This is great news for the economy. We at Worklogix have also seen customers gearing up their recruiting systems. But all this renewed activity in the “New Normal” raises the question “How do we keep everyone safe … Continue reading Creating a Safe and Efficient Recruiting Process using Technology during COVID-19

What’s New for Recruiting (RCM/RMK) in H2 2020

As of October 9, 2020, SAP has released their documentation for the H2 2020 release.  You can view the full set of documentation in the What’s New Viewer here.  As a reminder, preview release will be October 16 and production will be released November 20th.  For full details on the release cycle, check out the SAP SuccessFactors … Continue reading What’s New for Recruiting (RCM/RMK) in H2 2020

H2 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Employee Central New Features and Enhancements.

SAP SuccessFactors has some exciting new features for your Employee Central. They can be found in detail here (S-User ID required).  Filter on Solutions for Employee Central to review all of the latest changes. Under the Description for each, you can click on ‘See More’ to see screenshots and detailed information. Highlighting some of the interesting points … Continue reading H2 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Employee Central New Features and Enhancements.

H2 2020 SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System Updates

New major updates in Admin Opt-in Configuration Type Reply-To Email Address Change Option New Reply-To email address field, which lets you enter an e-mail address different from the administrator and user e-mail addresses. It is populated based on the data configured in the Application Notification Admin Email, or the Application Notification User Email fields. Support for IAS Identity Management IAS … Continue reading H2 2020 SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System Updates

H2 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Compensation and Variable Pay Features

SAP SuccessFactors has some exciting new features for your Compensation & Variable Pay Solutions. They can be found in detail here (S-User ID required).  Filter on Solutions for Compensation to review all of the latest changes. Under the Description for each, you can click on ‘See More’ to see screenshots and detailed information. As a reminder, … Continue reading H2 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Compensation and Variable Pay Features

Configuring SAP SuccessFactors Calibration Part II – Instance Set Up

Basic Configuration of Calibration As we learned in the blog, “Configuring SAP SuccessFactors Calibration Part I – Provisioning“, there are several steps to perform before we are ready to run a calibration session: Enable Calibration in Provisioning Configure Succession Data Model Set role-based permission for Calibration access Configure a data source template and route map … Continue reading Configuring SAP SuccessFactors Calibration Part II – Instance Set Up

Configuring SAP SuccessFactors Calibration Part I -Provisioning

What is Calibration? Calibration is a process used to appraise employee performance in a fair and consistent manner. Managers meet in calibration sessions to discuss employee performance and achieve agreement on performance ratings. At the onset of a calibration session, the definition of each performance rating can be agreed upon to enable a common language … Continue reading Configuring SAP SuccessFactors Calibration Part I -Provisioning

1H 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Employee Central Features

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central has come out with several enhancements and features for 1H 2020. All of the latest enhancements can be found here (S-User ID required). Scroll down to the ‘What’s New Viewer’ to review the changes. Filter on Solutions for Employee Central to review all the latest changes. Under Description, click on ‘See More’ to … Continue reading 1H 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Employee Central Features

H1 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Compensation and Variable Pay Features

Starting in 2020, SAP changed the release schedule to every 6 months. All of the latest enhancements can be found here (S-User ID required). Scroll down to the What’s New Viewer to review the changes. Filter on Solutions for Compensation, Variable Pay, and Reward and Recognition to review all the latest changes. Under Description, you … Continue reading H1 2020 SAP SuccessFactors – Compensation and Variable Pay Features

What’s New in SAP SuccessFactors Calibration

Starting in 2020, SAP SuccessFactors has changed its release schedule from every quarter to biannually. With this change, the releases will be larger with an additional preview week. Here we will focus on what’s new and what has changed in Calibration. There is one new feature for Calibration along with four enhancements. Let’s start with … Continue reading What’s New in SAP SuccessFactors Calibration

What’s New in the 1H 2020 SAP SuccessFactors Career Development Release

Want to know what’s changed from the first Half (1H) 2020 SAP SuccessFactors release for Career Development? Let’s take a look! There are two new universal features within Career Development and three universal enhancements in Mentoring. We will wrap up by seeing the new Career Explorer tool that is only available in an Early Adopter … Continue reading What’s New in the 1H 2020 SAP SuccessFactors Career Development Release

Highlights of the 1H 2020 SAP SuccessFactors Release for Succession

What’s New in Succession? With the SAP SuccessFactors First Half 2020 release there are six updates in Succession. There are four new features and two enhancements. Let’s start with Talent Pools. Talent Pools There are two new features and some minor enhancements for Talent Pools. The two new features are: View Nomination History for Talent … Continue reading Highlights of the 1H 2020 SAP SuccessFactors Release for Succession

Optimizing SuccessFactors Standard Compensation Statements

Compensation Statements may be the most critical aspect to a successful Compensation implementation. Statements are typically the only visibility employees have to the Compensation module and are important in not only communicating final payments to employees but also in letting them know of any other company directives and overall business results. Working in Compensation for … Continue reading Optimizing SuccessFactors Standard Compensation Statements

Implementing the SuccessFactors Career Worksheet

This guide is to help system administrators with Provisioning access to understand and configure the Career Worksheet template. Enabling the Career Worksheet In Provisioning To get started, let’s handle the settings needed in Provisioning. You should already have enabled Goal Management Suite (Total Goal Management) and Development Plan V12. In order for the Career Worksheet … Continue reading Implementing the SuccessFactors Career Worksheet

Configuring the SuccessFactors Career Path

The SuccessFactors Career Worksheet, part of the Development module, may be configured to use Career Paths. Career Paths provide an employee with a graphical route of what their current or other roles may lead to. Career Paths aid an employee in planning how to develop their skills and competencies to advance into roles that interest … Continue reading Configuring the SuccessFactors Career Path

Tips for using SuccessFactors Writing Assistant and Coaching Advisor with Job Profile Builder

You have enabled SuccessFactors Job Profile Builder (JPB) and would like to utilize the attributes stored on the job profiles across the SuccessFactors suite.  Your job profiles contain competencies that you would like to be used in performance forms and to tie to development goals.  You would also like to use Writing Assistant and Give … Continue reading Tips for using SuccessFactors Writing Assistant and Coaching Advisor with Job Profile Builder

Implementing the SuccessFactors Role Readiness Assessment Form

An employee is empowered to manage their career through the use of the SuccessFactors Career Worksheet. The Career Worksheet, a component of the Career Development module, allows an employee to view details about job roles that interest them, see the role’s associated competencies and select a targeted or future role. Once selected, a role readiness … Continue reading Implementing the SuccessFactors Role Readiness Assessment Form

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Employee Referral – What about Bob?

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting has a robust Employee Referral program which is easy to implement by your business partner. Current employees can quickly make referrals through the SF career site and also track the referrals and their progress. A good employee referral program helps keep employees engaged and offers a chance to make all your employees … Continue reading SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Employee Referral – What about Bob?

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting: Question Library – Why Bother?

SAP SuccessFactors has a Question Library feature which can be useful for recruiting.   SuccessFactors has a section on requisitions to add screening questions.  This is separate from the questions or fields the candidates complete on the application.  The application fields are purely informational and do not automatically cause an action on the candidate. But screening questions can … Continue reading SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting: Question Library – Why Bother?

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Candidate Display Options Tips

In recruiting, finding ways to quickly scan through qualified candidates is always a plus. From using requisition knock out questions as the candidate applies to virtual screening, eliminating non-qualified applicants up front helps in narrowing the field of candidates. And for the candidates who answer knockout questions correctly and make it to the applicant pool … Continue reading SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Candidate Display Options Tips

“Ask for Feedback” vs.”Get Feedback” in the SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management Form

You may wonder if these are just different terms for the same thing.  But these features on the SuccessFactors Performance form serve different purposes and impact the form in different ways.  So what’s the difference? “Get Feedback”  is a feature allows the manager to send the performance form to someone that is not part of the performance process. This enables the manager to route the form to a specific user to get edits and/or comments directly on the form. “Ask … Continue reading “Ask for Feedback” vs.”Get Feedback” in the SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management Form

Things to Consider Before Enabling “Ask for Feedback” on an SAP SuccessFactors Performance Review Form

Is “Ask for Feedback” right for your organization? It is if you need a fast, flexible method for gathering performance feedback from those outside of the formal evaluation process. This feature enables a manager to get a more comprehensive view of their employees which adds greater perspective and objectivity into the assessments.  With a click … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Enabling “Ask for Feedback” on an SAP SuccessFactors Performance Review Form

Actively Engage Prospective Candidates with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting CRM Features

Are you having trouble achieving your recruiting metrics?  Specifically – are you having a hard time getting enough candidates to fill out a full application on your recruiting site?  Are candidates dropping mid application or just not bothering at all?  Do you feel like people are interested in applying to jobs at your company but … Continue reading Actively Engage Prospective Candidates with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting CRM Features

Five Healthy Behaviors to Maximize Your SAP SuccessFactors System

If you are a SuccessFactors customer (or soon to be one), here are our top five healthy behaviors to maximize the use of your SAP SuccessFactors system: Use the community site, which is located here: SuccessFactors Community Site You’ll need an S-User ID to log in (If you don’t have an S-User ID, you’ll want to contact … Continue reading Five Healthy Behaviors to Maximize Your SAP SuccessFactors System

Robots in Workplace Automated Jobs

Don’t Panic – R2D2 Doesn’t Want Your Job

As technology and mechanization become widely available and evermore integral to operations in the workplace, a dynamic between human and robotic workmanship has emerged. This clash has lead many individuals and companies asking about job insecurity. Will my job be taken by a robot? One of the first breakthroughs in automation in the workplace was … Continue reading Don’t Panic – R2D2 Doesn’t Want Your Job

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Performance Reviews: Can’t Live with ’em, Can’t Operate a Productive Workspace Without ’em

Companies large and small are recently being asked to forgo employee evaluations. When industry giants like Adobe, Cigna, Microsoft, and GE give up on performance reviews, it’s easy to assume that it’s all for the good of the organization, but the evidence is mixed. Why, suddenly, are organizations passing up performance reviews and what good … Continue reading Performance Reviews: Can’t Live with ’em, Can’t Operate a Productive Workspace Without ’em