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2161805 - Different scenarios for Mass position

Symptom

Different scenarios for Mass position

Environment

Success Factors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

Question: It is possible to add more than one employee to a position if Mass position is set to No

Answer: It is not possible to add more than one employee.

Please find the below scenarios

Scenarios:

 Scenario 1 :

 ->Added a position with Mass Position as ‘No’ 

-> Added an employee (Test MassPosition1) who is effective in the future (say 29th March 2015) and assigned the position.

 -> Added another employee (Test Mass Position2) say 27th March 2015, and tried to assign the same position .This is without a Workflow.

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RESULT : Got error

 

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Scenario 2

->Create Mass position as No

->Add an employee to same position and trigger a workflow (Test Wrkflow)

->Add another employee to same position and trigger a workflow (Test MassPosition2)

RESULT: Both the employee got assigned to the same position, but workflow yet to be approved.

 

Scenario 3

Approve the Scenario 2 employees one by one

->Approved employee ‘Test Wrkflow’

->Tried approving ‘Test MassPosition2’

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RESULT : Error when the final approver tried to approve. (working as expected, 2 employees cannot be assigned to the same position when Mass Position is set to ‘No’)

 

Scenario 4

->To test that when ‘Mass Position’ is set as ‘Not visible’, the value is ‘No’ by default.

->Set the field Mass Position as ‘Not Visible’ in Configure Object definition->Position and then add 2 employees and approve workflow like scenario 3.

->Test MasspositionDisabled1 and Test MassPositionDisabled2

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RESULT: Error while completing the approval of the second employee

Resolution

Different scenarios for Mass position

Keywords

Mass position, position,position management , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-POS , Position Management , How To

Product

SuccessFactors HCM Suite 1502