How to make worker addresses date effective

If you’ve read my ‘About’ page, you’ll know that I was raised in a SAP world when it comes to HRIS. And if you’ve ever touched SAP, you’ll know that it is OBSESSED with dates. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and one of the features I found hardest to get my head around in … Read more

Let’s talk about privacy for addresses and contacts

I’ve been working with a company lately who were at risk of falling foul of GDPR, because the partner they were previously working with hadn’t properly secured their workers’ address and contact info during the data migration phase. We fixed it for them, but it was fiddly, and cost a few quid in hours spent … Read more

Setting up leave and absence plans – 4 – enrolling workers

When your plans are all set you can start enrolling workers onto them. There are about 356 different places you can enrol workers onto leave plans: From the worker record (leave and absence) From the leave and absence workspace dashboard From the leave plan form My personal preference, even when enrolling new workers, is to … Read more

Disabling payment method in employee self service

Payment methods are enabled by default in the employee self service workspace in Talent. But given that there are no payroll features there, depending on the broader HRIS landscape, a lot of people choose to switch off this tab. I used to do this by removing the relevant security privilege from the employee role, but … Read more

How do I customise Talent?

This is a question I’m seeing asked again and again and again – so I thought I’d get some content out there that explains how Talent is customised. This is intended to be an overview – and I’m assuming a degree of knowledge about the Dynamics suite in general, and the broader Microsoft stack (including … Read more