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2717561 - Variable Pay - Goal Statement Guide


How can we configure & use Variable Pay Goal statements?

Variable Pay Goal statements can be used to view an employee's goal(s) and their pay-out for each bonus plan.

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The following steps are required to configure and use Variable Pay Goal statements.


Uploading a Goal Statement template

  • You can go to Compensation Home> Action for all plans> Manage Statement Templates and upload a new Goal statement template.

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NOTE: An example statement xsl template is attached to this KBA.

  • The imported templates should have the necessary xslt defined to render the goal statement.

Generating Goal Statements

  • Once the goal statement has been defined and uploaded, you can go ahead with statement generation.
  • Goal statements can be generated under Complete Compensation Cycle> Goal Statements> Generate Goal Statements.

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  • Select the statement you want to use and submit for generation.

Accessing Goal Statements

  • Goal statements can be accessed by the planner via the worksheet or by the employee under Variable Pay Individual View.
  • Within the worksheet these statements can be viewed by selecting View Details and then selecting the Bonus Plan.

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  • This will open the statement within a second tab within your browser. This will look as follows.

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  • The employee can also view their statement within Employee Files/People Profile under Variable Pay Individual View.

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  • Selecting this will take you (the employee) to the worksheet were the statement can be viewed.

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