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Aparna Samudrala

Aparna Samudrala is a SAP SuccessFactors Consultant working for Whitaker Taylor. Aparna's areas of expertise are in Talent Management particularly in Recruiting Management, Recruiting Marketing, Onboarding. Her experience includes implementations, upgrades and continued support of SuccessFactors Talent solutions. Aparna is a graduate from the Georgia State University with a Master’s degree in Information Systems and specializing in Enterprise Resource Planning.

Recent Posts

Quick look at SuccessFactors Q1 2017 Release

Feb 8, 2017 10:06:21 AM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors

With the SAP SuccessFactors Q1 2017 Release around the corner, companies can expect to enhance customer experience, bridge functionality gaps and broaden their base with new, exciting features.

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Updates to SAP I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

Jan 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors, SAP HCM

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9). Employers we authorized to use the existing form until January 21, 2017. Effective January 22, 2017, employers must use the new version of Form I-9.

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How to Become a Recognized SuccessFactors eXpert Administrator

Nov 22, 2016 12:45:00 PM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors

SuccessFactors administration is a valuable skill. Being an accredited SuccessFactors eXpert takes you to an entirely different level.

Now you can earn the recognition, status, and potential that comes from the proven ability to apply your expert knowledge.

You can become a SuccessFactors eXpert (SFX) administrator at no additional cost.

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Creating Excellent First Impressions with SuccessFactors Onboarding

Aug 12, 2016 8:17:38 PM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors

I still remember my first day of school. It was exciting, but also stressful. I had mixed feelings of fear and anxiety, and even had a few tears in my eyes. Many of us have felt similar emotions as adults on the first day of a new job. Starting a new job can be both exciting and terrifying, from deciding which clothes to wear and items to carry with you to figuring out new tasks while trying to make a good first impression with your boss and coworkers. And then there’s the mountain of paper work that greets us upon arrival. (I always had second thoughts when I reached the “I agree the information provided is correct” section on every form I had to sign.)

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Instance Synchronization

Aug 5, 2016 12:00:00 PM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors, Instance Sync


Do you manually sync (i.e. copy) configurations from one SuccessFactors instance to all other instances you maintain? Manual process demands much effort and time, and still, there is the frequent possibility of human error.


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