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xavierlegarrec
Product and Topic Expert
Product and Topic Expert
Introduction

Variable Pay is a highly complex module of SuccessFactors.

It can do a lot but can also take a very long time to configure and fine-tune if we don't know how to navigate its sometimes choppy waters.

 

Recordings

In this post I will show in 3 recordings how to master some key configuration setups to be more efficient when configuring or administrating Variable Pay.

 

  • #1 - Save time when running the "Import Employee History from Employee Central" job by using the Global Eligibility Rule for EC records (also called Filtering rule).


https://youtu.be/jiLbzccNj7A

 

 

  • #2 - Know how to control the number of records that show in employee history by using the Merge criteria in the varPayEmpHist background element.


https://youtu.be/fEVahrCZ-5w

 

 

  • #3 - Control Assignment Details fields visibility with assignment level custom fields (ALCF)


https://youtu.be/LwqIUnpFkvU

For this #3, please find below the xml with the specific tags from the example in the recording (importKey="country" importSrc="DM")
<comp-field-definition id="customAssignmentLevelCountry" isCustomField="true" isVisible="true" type="string" useFor="varpay" level="assignment" importKey="country" importSrc="DM" readOnly="true" hidePercentage="false" hideAmount="false" percentageReadOnly="false" reloadable="false" displayOrder="1" reportable="true">
<comp-field-label><![CDATA[CountryAAA]]></comp-field-label>
</comp-field-definition>

 

Assignment level custom fields allow us to:

  • Show some symbols like currency or % that are not available in standard assignment fields.

  • Make calculations at the record level for example below to calculate the number of days for each assignment which is a frequent request:



 

 

 

 

All the best,

Xavier

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