Whitaker-Taylor Insights

Five Signs of an Inefficient SAP HCM Payroll Process

Nov 8, 2018 10:04:00 AM / by Jamaal Gillison posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP, Payroll, SAP HCM

Performing SAP HCM Payroll is a multi-step process which can span the duration of a regular eight hour working day. There are many steps involved in the standard payroll process, not including any custom reports that can be used for data validation or uploads. With the many steps involved in payroll, it is easy to fall into the trap of using inefficient methods to finish payroll. Understandably, the priority is to get your employees paid on time, but certain methods can prove to be inefficient over time.

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What's New with SuccessFactors Onboarding 2.0?

Oct 25, 2018 12:28:00 PM / by Jessica Meinhardt posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP, SAP HCM, onboarding

From previous SAP announcements, we knew that the overall goal of the updated Onboarding module was to simplify. Using the existing Employee Central interface, the users (both new hire and administrator) would see an experience mimicking the familiarities of EC. As of recent, we have now learned that Onboarding will be sharing MDF Objects and EC Entities. This will support the effort it can currently take to complete mapping between Recruiting → Onboarding → Employee Central.

Now that Onboarding will be built off the core structure of Employee Central, those implementing and updating will have the benefit of using the new ‘Recruit to Hire’ tool, which will simplify what used to be an effort-intense process.

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Four Ways to Ensure Success in Your Next SuccessFactors Performance Process

Oct 18, 2018 2:31:00 PM / by Lewis Strickland posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP, SAP HCM

Whether you are planning to have discussions about your upcoming performance process or have already started the conversations, chances are it has been almost a year since the last process was kicked off. With so many other initiatives and major projects between performance cycles, it is easy for the preparation from the previous performance and goals cycle to feel like a distant memory.

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SAP SuccessFactors Cloud Integrations: HANA Cloud Integrations vs. Dell Boomi

Oct 11, 2018 12:28:00 PM / by Estephanos Mekbib posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP HCM, Dell Boomi, Hana Cloud Integration, SAP

SAP SuccessFactors uses a wide range of middleware integration tools to connect its SAP on premise applications and cloud solutions. Middleware integration tools in SuccessFactors provide runtime services for communications, integration applications and monitoring. Integration tools make application development easily accessible and user-friendly.  

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Three Steps to Successful User Adoption with Continuous Performance Management

Oct 4, 2018 1:32:00 PM / by Ryan Flynn posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP, SAP HCM

A trending area of focus across industries is thought leadership surrounding the alignment and evaluation of performance. Ah yes, performance reviews. The dreaded period when employees are evaluated based on their completed work for the prior year. Employees may be unsure of how they’re progressing due to infrequent feedback, or, they are left out of the loop entirely.

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SAP SuccessFactors & GDPR

Jan 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in Global Support Program, SuccessFactors, SAP HCM, HR, HRIS

 Is your company ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? But what exactly is the GDPR and how is SAP SuccessFactors making sure that they are compliant?

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Updates to SAP I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

Jan 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP HCM, SuccessFactors

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 SAP HCM, SuccessFactors

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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Is Your Team Ready for SAP Payroll Year-End?

Oct 7, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by Scott Burton posted in SAP HCM

    Whether you are planning your first year-end transition in SAP Payroll or one of many, it can be a stressful time. Tax changes and new legislative requirements add to the burden, and there is no room for error. Ask anyone who has had to reverse the first payroll of a new year.

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