Documentation Tool

One of the best ways to document GP Configuration is to put an explanation into the “Comments” of the Elements.  This makes it easier for those who follow in your foot sets to understand the configuration without looking in archives and searching through documents formatted by Project Managers who think paper grows on trees :-P. However, I… Read More »

“Ctrl J” in Google Chrome

I haven’t posted for ages.  But I found a workaround that is worth sharing. For those of you that like to use Google Chrome (I do, it’s fast). You may have found that the “Ctrl J” sequence doesn’t work, as this is the shortcut key for the Chrome downloads page. I have found a simple… Read More »

Setting up Mass Triggers

Mass Triggers are new to version 8.9 and are useful in triggering retrospective calculation when setup tables are changed. For example, if an allowance rate is changed retrospectively Mass Triggers can be used create Iterative and Retro triggers for Employees who have the Earning assigned via EDAP. Unfortunately, the process of creating Mass Triggers is… Read More »

Instant HR Manual, just add water and Hey Presto!

I came across an interesting software application for generating a “Manager/Supervisor Manual”. I would be interested to hear if anyone has used it. http://www.gneil.com/products/employee-handbook-software/default.aspx Tags: hrmanual, policies, procedures, software, hr

Treat your ERP System like a marrage

I came across an insightful post on ERP systems: …when you purchase an ERP system, you should treat it like a marriage. Not like the crappy marriage your parents had, but a really good one like on The Cosby Show. If you don’t like one aspect of life with your spouse, you shouldn’t go have… Read More »

Generic vs. Product Specific Skills/Knowledge

I recently had the pleasure of attending a HRMS conference attended by SAP, Oracle & PeopleSoft specialists. I was surprised to find there are many common/non-vendor specific issues. A definitive set of Competencies to work with is a good example. Competencies may be utilized throughout the employee life-cycle, including: Talent Acquisition/Recruitment, Performance Management, Remuneration, Training… Read More »

You know it is time to get out of PeopleSoft Consulting when…

You know more “Translate Values” than family/friends birthdays. You think that it’s efficient to send your design to another country on the other side of the world to be developed. The PeopleSoft menu structure makes sense to you. You have forgotten that “Effective Dating” involves sex. You understand your airline’s fare structure.