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2370190 - Associating Talent Pools with Roles with Legacy Families and Roles (JDM 1.0)


This article describes how to associate pools to roles, when using Legacy families and Roles (JDM 1.0).

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  • SuccessFactors Succession Management
  • SuccessFactors Job Description Manager (JDM 1.0)


Associating Pools to Roles is done to indicate that the Pool is a source of successors for that Role. To view Pools in positions' nodes on Succession Org Chart, the Talent Pools must be associated with a Role:

1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Job Roles;
2. Select the desired "Family" and drilldown to choose the "Role":


3. In the Role page, click “Edit Properties” next to the role name:


4. Select a Talent Pool to map to the Role;
5. Click "Save and Close":


See Also

Information on how to associate pools to roles with job Profile Builder (JPB/JDM 2.0), is available in the KBA 2265689 - Associating Pools with Roles in Job Profiler Builder.


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