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2731438 - How to Prevent User From Modifying the Job Relationships During Hire / Rehire Using Business Rule


Business requirement is to prevent hiring agent from modifying pre-set Job Relationships Values during the Hire or Rehire events

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  • Employee Central - Business Rule
  • Employee Central - Hire / Rehire

Reproducing the Issue

  • 1: Go to perform an internal hire Step
  • 2: Job relationships Need to be not be editable


It is not possible to prevent an agent from editing / deleting the Job Rel Values.

However it is possible to raise a message OnSave to throw an Info Message, Warining or Error


Please attempt a configuration as indicated below:

This example is for Rehire Event.

The rule throws an error when saving if the agent (in Super Admin Group) has changed the existing Job Rel Values in the process.

You can also change this rule to suit your business requirement


Here is the error thrown when saving



Edit Job Relationship, Job Relationships Permissions, , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-JRL , Job Relationships , How To


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