How to set up email notifications for leave requests – 5 – Running the batch jobs to send the emails

So in theory now, your emails should be generating, and sitting ready to go. This is because the batch jobs that are needed in Talent to run workflows and generate notifications are on by default. The batch job used to send the emails however, needs to be activated. First of all, check that your emails … Read more

How to set up email notifications for leave requests – 4 – Mapping your template to your workflow

We’re getting closer to actually sending some emails out now… At this stage you need to go back to your workflow, tell it which email template to use, and also give that email some content. When we entered ‘%message%’ in the HTML file, we were telling Talent to use the message data from the workflow … Read more

How to set up email notifications for leave requests – 2 – Setting up your email parameters

There are many good blog posts out there already that walk you through how to set up email parameters in Finance and Operations, and fortunately for us, in Talent they work in more or less the same way. I was advised a while ago to use the Exchange setup, which is really simple to do. … Read more

How to set up email notifications for leave requests – 1 – importing the workflow

There’s not much point in doing your leave management in Talent, if you still have to ping an email to your manager to tell them you’ve submitted a leave request before they know to go in and approve it. Now, as I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a techie. I’m a HR user who started pressing … Read more

Directing users to ESS in D365FO

So you’re using Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations to run the projects and finance bit of your business, and Dynamics 365 for Talent is underpinning your HR function.  Your employees are going to the employee self service (ESS) workspace in Talent to book leave, update their details, and take part in performance reviews, but … Read more