Oracle HCM Cloud 20C Update: The Top 5 Most Valuable Features

Hi community,

It’s been some time since my last post and I decided to post a new one. I have reviewed Cloud Readiness / Oracle Oracle HCM Cloud What’s New documents for the 20C update and would like to admit some of them definitely deserve attention.
Of course, the full list is quite long but I tried to outline those that I personally had in my wishlist.
A full list you can review here.

1. Actions Framework Improvements

Now you can configure country and/or role-specific action and action reasons that extend flexibility on filtering out lists of actions and reasons based on specific roles or countries.
Also, you can make assignment statuses country-specific and what was the most requested is to set a default assignment status based on the action selected. It might be useful if you use actions to register long-term absences with no eligibility for payroll during the absence period. It was quite a challenge to teach users to not forget changing assignment status for that kind of action. Now you can accommodate it to ensure consistency of transactions. Continue reading

How to setup a proxy access in Oracle HCM Cloud

There is an extreme need to enable a proxy access for HR specialists, Line Managers to be able to act on behalf of employees to troubleshoot issues in performance module and other modules.
See an oracle cloud customer connect idea lab:
https://cloudcustomerconnect.oracle.com/posts/99b949f99b?page=2

Indeed this function has been presented in early versions of Fusion HCM, then has been replaced by a new delegation feature that provides ability to delegate some roles and approval functions for a certain period.

But It turned out that Impersonation and Proxy Users feature is supported by the Sales module.
See: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/saas/engagement/19b/oscus/user-management.html#OSCUS2041467

In this article I would like to explain a trick that allows you to setup a proxy feature for HCM pages based on the sales impersonation privilege. Continue reading