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With a shift from four releases per year to two half yearly upgrades, SAP SuccessFactors H2 2020 has brought a plethora of innovations in this release version. While there are a lot of upgrades delivered in each solution area, but reinventing HXM (Human Experience Management) with the introduction of additional products in the suite has been a guiding principle for all innovations delivered as a part of this release. These innovations enable customers to deploy flexible solutions while keeping HXM...

As our working environment continually changes it is evident that what and how things were done yesterday will not be aligned with what and how things need to be done tomorrow.  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic skill gaps were already evident in organisations; now with continued disruption, the emergence of a “distance economy”, and the acceleration of the digitisation of work this gap will widen, unless we act now and re-skill our workforce.   Background More than half of companies around the world...

Join us to discover Tools, Processes and Practices designed and delivered by SAP SuccessFactors that will move your "Business Beyond Bias". Over the last 100 years, great strides have been made to create more diverse workforces, but there is still work to be done. Research shows that for companies to thrive, they must build inclusive employee communities that offer diverse perspectives. Innovation from SAP SuccessFactors is helping to create a world that eliminates bias in the workplace across all employee touch points...

During these challenging times of a pandemic, many people are forced to change their current work environment by moving virtual and to “working from home.” As you can imagine, these can result in changes and with changes, there can come challenges. You may not have that daily face to face interaction with your manager anymore or you may have to work a full-time job and teach your child school. So, how do you manage this and still meet your performance...

Want to know what is new in the Oracle Taleo Business Edition universe? Then join us on series of webinars to learn more! As you might know (or not!), Oracle delivers each quarter (February, May, August and November) enhancements and new functionality to all its Taleo Business Edition (TBE) customers. We would like to ensure that you get an overview of the new features that are automatically updated or the one that needs enablement. To help you (and your organization) take decisions...

Digital workplaces are growing and with this growth comes a myriad of options.  Through technology enabled solutions that have a user centric approach, adequate data, and the right skills strategy, Human Resource leaders have the chance to transform their organisations and drive businesses forward. Here we explore 4 key outcomes that can be achieved through the digitisation of HR, and provide considerations on how to approach implementation of digital transformation across HR. Four key outcomes that can be achieved through the digitisation...

Employee Central (EC) provides a better experience for the employees and HR. This is especially true during the employee life cycle; from the moment a job requisition is created for a new position to off-boarding an employee. Employee Central has a feature called position management. With this feature enabled, you can assign organizational units, cost centers and other foundational elements such as pay grades and job attributes to each position within the company. When a position is vacated, managers can raise...

Looking for guidance and support on what is to come? Then join us for our series of short and concise webinars on the various modules! Bi-annually, Workday delivers significant enhancements and new functionality during key release dates. Every year, we support our clients in preparing for implementing and covering new requirements with the organization of various webinars on key modules to be updated. Planning and methodological testing is needed to successfully bring to action the new functionality. During the new release this...

In SuccessFactors’ Employee Central, Position Management is a feature that helps create jobs and positions to better enhance and define a business’s needs. From its integrations to its enhanced elements, there are many functionalities and features you may not fully understand or be leveraging within Position Management in Employee Central. Although, with every system, there are things to consider with different solutions. HR Path explains more about Position Management within SuccessFactors below. Please note at the bottom of the page...

As you probably know by now SuccessFactors moved from having quarterly release updates (four a year) to now only two a year (1st half and 2nd half). When SuccessFactors moved to a bi-annual release schedule, clients were singing praises. Since there is a longer length of time between releases, the assumption was that any issues introduced would be resolved through a patch long before the next release.  However, this seems to not be the case. In some areas of SuccessFactors, there...

A fully functioning system that is aligned to your business needs can provide vital data that adds value to the operational management and strategic direction of your organisation.  Over time, your business requirements and processes may change and the original SuccessFactors configuration may no longer be optimal; or perhaps SuccessFactors has not been continuously upgraded through new release management to drive efficiency and optimise the system to support HR strategy, policies and processes.  Whatever the cause; you may be running...

Since its inception within the corporation, the HR function has continued to evolve and to structure itself. From a "staff management" service to an administrative role, it has become a true strategic partner, taking more and more part in decision-making alongside the Directorate senior management team. Our systems are shifting, and our businesses are constantly evolving with the pace of digitalization. For a young HR graduate, there are a number of questions that need to be asked: What will tomorrow's HR...

As you may already know, this year SuccessFactors has announced their quarterly releases and updates to be moved to twice year broken into halves. This makes releases bigger with more changes and functionality updates. We understand that they can be long and hard to digest so that is why our consultants make things easier for you. During each release, they highlight the most important updates. Recently SuccessFactors shared the first half of 2020 SuccessFactors release, so our consultants jumped right on...

Several weeks ago, HR Path went live with Onboarding 2.0 for one of our Canadian customers. As part of our Onboarding 2.0 blog series, we have done a Q&A with our Onboarding 2.0 lead consultant, Ganesh Gujar. In this blog article, learn about the new Onboarding 2.0 differentiators and features, personal experience from the implementation, and advice for those considering implementing. Read below to find out more.   What is the main difference that you see between Onboarding 1.0 and Onboarding 2.0? The...

As you know, an enterprise HR Platform can be complex and requires advanced knowledge and skills to manage and maintain it. As one of the top platforms, SuccessFactors consist of various modules which serve different purposes for the HR function. To keep running everything smoothly every successful HR organization requires support to a certain extend. Quality support is not only keeping the lights on, it’s making sure your system supports your business processes and provides your employees with the best experience....

Interview Ludovic FOURNIER BiHRdy Engagement Manager at HR Path       When it comes to HR management, we often hear the term "HR analytics" or "people analytics" or "workforce analytics". How to define these concepts? HR analytics concerns all data specific to HR (including data relating to employees).  By "people analytics", we mean the analysis of all information concerning people connected with the company (employees, customers, etc.). “Workforce analytics" considers the entire workforce (employees, temporary workers, service providers, chatbots, analysis of automated processes, etc.) often through...

Interview Edvige PELLEGRINI Associate Partner HR Path     What does the expression “Symmetry of Attention" mean? It’s means that the quality of the relationship between a company and its customers is symmetrical to the quality of the relationship between the same company and its employees. More simply, a "happy customer" implies "a happy employee". This principle places the employee at the center of the company's attention.   To which extent can the employee and the customer be understood in the same way? For a customer, we will look...

Please note: the Dates and functionality mentioned are not SAP official statements. Please refer to ONB2.0 Jam page  for the latest updates on timelines and functionality. Exactly a year ago we wrote an article on the roadmap of SuccessFactors onboarding and the anticipated move to the BizX platform. The platform almost all modules of SuccessFactors are based on which have common data values and seamless integration. We shared information on the timelines, functionality and implementation/upgrade advice. As that was a year ago AND...

As people seek greater clarity on the risks they can expect to face and how to best minimize them.  Here are some guidelines on preventive measures that may be taken in the workplace:   Before an outbreak Disinfecting the workplace regularly. Maintaining good indoor ventilation. Making sure that employees, suppliers and customers are aware of the employer’s plans in the event of an outbreak. Ensuring sufficient supplies of appropriate masks, alcohol wipes, gloves, paper towels, thermometers, disinfectants, etc. If employees are required...

When companies implement a new Human Capital Management (HCM) system, they may realize they’ve taken on more than expected. While it is very easy to understand the value of having a full-scale best-in-market HCM solution, there are several pitfalls during an implementation. These will lead to higher costs and a greater resource effort than necessary. To avoid these, you need to know what to look out for. Here are some key pitfalls to guard against while undertaking a SuccessFactors Implementation: 1. Alignment of Implementation and...