Changing how leave balances display in ESS

Every so often working with Talent I’ll stumble on a parameter that either I haven’t noticed before, or that’s been recently added. I had that experience today with a drop down under Human resource parameters > Leave and absence. It was marked ‘Balance calculation’ and seemed to have defaulted to ‘Balance as of today’. The … 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

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