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2983072 - Talent Pool Nomination Approval


With the b2011 release it is now possible to approve pending nominees who belong to a users’ target population in Talent Pools.

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Required permission:

User Permissions >Succession Planners > View Talent Pool nominations > Approve/Reject Talent Pool Nominations permission.


If a user with nomination permission but no approval permission, makes a nomination it will go to ‘Pending’ status with no option to approve or reject:

A user with approval permission can then access the Talent Pool and approve or reject as needed:

If a user with both nomination and approval permission makes a nomination it goes automatically to ‘Approved’ status and the buttons will remained grayed out.

Note: Talent pool owners with proper permissions can now see a new To-Do item Approve Talent Pool Nominees on the legacy home page or in the To-Do panel when there are pending nominees to be approved or rejected. This feature was built to notify talent pool owners with proper permissions to approve nominees timely

Users with the " in RBP, will automatically get the

See Also

Succession Management - Nomination Methods and Features Wiki


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