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2202935 - Workflows - Supported objects and triggers - Employee Central


Which UI's/Portlets support triggering approval workflows?

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central


Currently you can trigger workflows from the following areas

  • Via Take Action (ESS/MSS UI) :
    • Job Information
    • Job Relationships
    • Compensation Information
    • Spot Bonus (Non-Recurring Payment Information)
    • Termination
    • Employment Details
    • Add Global Assignment
    • Edit Global Assignment
    • End/Obsolete Global Assignment
    • Pension Payouts
    • Edit Pension Payouts
    • End/Obsolete Pension Payouts
    • Concurrent Employment
  • Via Add New Employee wizard (and related hire/rehire wizards) :
    • Internal Hire
    • New Hire
    • Rehire
  • Via Edit button on portlets :
    • Personal Information
    • National ID Card
    • Home Address
    • Dependents (as of b1508)
    • Work Permit Information (as of b1611 - limited support - IF should be based on "Country" field)
  • Other area's :
    • Foundation Objects - when add/update/delete effective dated Foundation Object (via Manage Organisation, Pay and Job Structures)
    • MDF Objects - when add/update/delete all MDF objects (including MDF Foundation Objects). This includes Benefits, Advances, Deductions, NEW Payment Information, and any other portlet built on MDF
  • Portlets currently not supported by workflows
    • Biographical Information
    • Work Permit Information (limited support, for more information see Via Edit button on portlets and handbook Supported Workflows)
    • Direct Deposit
    • Emergency Contact
    • Email Information
    • Phone Information
    • Social Information
    • Photo
    • Plan Leave of Absence (legacy) - check 2317935 this is not supported, please refer to the time off guide

See Also

Workflows in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central | SAP Help Portal


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