Whitaker-Taylor Insights

Are You Ready for Next Generation Performance Management?

Feb 21, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SuccessFactors

Human capital management pros have been trying to “fix” performance and goal management for decades, with little success. The drumbeat for doing away with annual reviews reached a fever pitch when, by the end of 2015, 6% or more of Fortune 500 companies abolished their yearly evaluations.

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How to Prevent Retro Pay Errors in SAP Payroll

Feb 15, 2017 12:30:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SuccessFactors

Automatic calculation of retro pay is a welcome cost and time saver—until it isn’t. I have seen the effects when an unsuspecting user updates a non-payroll infotype only to be surprised when payroll recalculates for multiple periods or even years.

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Quick look at SuccessFactors Q1 2017 Release

Feb 8, 2017 10:06:21 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor 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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Overcome These 3 Challenges in Compensation Management

Feb 6, 2017 11:06:07 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SuccessFactors

Compensation pros face many challenges, some of which can make or break an organization. Among them are alignment to business goals, managing risks, and employee communications.

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Updates to SAP I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

Jan 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor 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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Dealing with Pre-booking Errors in SAP Personnel Administration

Jan 20, 2017 12:30:00 PM / by Jamaal Gillison posted in SuccessFactors, SAP HCM

When you maintain employee master data in SAP, you may encounter an error that reads Pre-booking exists for personnel number. We will show you how to solve this problem in a few minutes, even if it involves a large number of records. We will also show you how to prevent it from happening again.

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Create Localized Compensation Letters using SAP Smart Forms

Jan 10, 2017 12:30:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP HCM

Communication about pay and rewards can be the most positive aspect of reward programs or their greatest weakness. How well your organization communicates compensation has more impact on employee perceptions of pay than the compensation itself.

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Tips to Improve New Hire Attrition with Onboarding Technology and a Personal Touch

Jan 4, 2017 12:30:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SuccessFactors

New hire turnover is expensive. The costs of recruiting, administrative processing, and training seem insignificant when a new employee gets up to speed quickly and provides years of service. However, when new hires leave before producing anything of value, you never recover the loss.

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The Fundamentals of Daily Work Schedules in SAP Time Management

Dec 28, 2016 12:30:00 PM / by Jamaal Gillison posted in SuccessFactors

For most employees, scheduling is simple. What happens during work time is so routine or so fluid there is no need to define it in detail. Many small businesses manage schedules by scribbling names on a wall calendar.

 

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Secrets of the SuccessFactors Performance Metrics Portal

Dec 21, 2016 12:30:00 PM / by Lewis Strickland posted in SuccessFactors

If you are a SuccessFactors Administrator, you can now view data about system performance and system usage. The user experience has an impact on how users view the tasks in your talent management applications and will affect user adoption. It pays to keep a close eye on how well your SuccessFactors applications are serving your users

 

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