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  1. MAY MAINTENANCE PACK FOR 22B
  1. Revision History
  2. Overview
  3. Feature Summary
  4. HCM Common
    1. HCM Common
        1. Oracle Search-Based Global Search
  5. Recruiting
    1. Recruiting
        1. Vanity URL for External Career Sites
        2. Add Labels to Candidates in Pools and Candidate Search
        3. Collect Job Function Information in Talent Community Sign-up
        4. Configure Campaign Audience Using a Saved Search
        5. Filter Search Results by Opt-in to Marketing Emails
        6. Create, Run, and Manage Saved Searches
        7. Search and Filter for Candidates by Label as Criterion
        8. Enhanced Relevancy and Precision in Job Search
        9. Enhanced Job Search Results Sorting
  1. Update 22B
  1. Revision History
  2. Overview
  3. Feature Summary
  4. HCM Common
    1. HCM Common
        1. Autocomplete Rules for HCM Experience Design Studio Enhancements
        2. Transaction Design Studio for HCM Experience Design Studio Enhancements
      1. HCM Common Replaced or Removed Features
        1. HCM Data Loader Must Be Used For All Payroll Objects
    2. HCM Data Loader
        1. Business Object Enhancements
    3. HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader
        1. Secured Business Objects Now Available to Business Users
        2. Spreadsheet Template Design Changes
    4. HCM Common Architecture
        1. Enhancements to Approvals and Notifications
  5. IMPORTANT Actions and Considerations for HCM Common
  6. Controlled Availability for HCM Common
  7. Recruiting
    1. Recruiting
        1. Deactivate Countries in Geography Hierarchy Structure
        2. Public Skills Content Section
      1. Candidate Experience
        1. Career Site Customization Enhancements
        2. Configurable Location Search
        3. Modern Career Site Template Phase Out
        4. Search for Jobs Using Recruiting Locations
        5. Third Party Links in Candidate Self-Service Pages
      2. Candidates and Candidate Job Applications
        1. Add Comments When Moving Job Applications
        2. Candidate Labels in Prospects and Job Applications
        3. Display of Answers in Multiple Choice Questions in Application Flows
        4. Job Application Computed Fields
        5. Multilingual Support for Candidate Labels
      3. Candidate Interviews
        1. Candidate Time Zones in Interview Scheduling
        2. Updated Interview Calendar Event Contents
      4. Job Requisitions
        1. Banners for Job Requisition Approval
        2. Edit Locations of a Job Requisition with Job Applications
        3. Enhanced Job Requisition Security Profile
      5. Job Offers
        1. Autocomplete Rules - When and Why Section for Job Offers
        2. Comments and Attachments About Job Offers
        3. Prevent Redrafting Completed Offers
        4. Use of Terminate Offer Work Relationship Action Code for Job Offers
      6. Agency Hiring
        1. Agency Support for Role Category and User Name
        2. Automated Hiring Team and Agent Notifications
      7. HCM Extracts
        1. Extract Large Objects Using HCM Extracts
      8. HCM Data Loader
        1. Create Agents for an Existing Agency Using HCM Data Loader
    2. Transactional Business Intelligence for Recruiting
        1. Additional Candidate Preferences in Reporting
        2. Additional Offer Fields in Job Offer Dimension
        3. Multiple Offer Support in Recruiting Subject Areas
        4. Candidate Profile Information Added to the Recruiting Events Subject Area
  8. IMPORTANT Actions and Considerations for Recruiting
  9. Controlled Availability for Recruiting

May Maintenance Pack for 22B

Revision History

This document will continue to evolve as existing sections change and new information is added. All updates appear in the following table:

Date Product Feature Notes
29 APR 2022     Created initial document.

Overview

HCM Cloud applications have two types of patches you can receive that are documented in this What’s New:

  • Release Updates (22A, 22B, 22C, and 22D)
  • Optional Monthly Maintenance Packs to each update

It is important for you to know what Release Update your environment is on. You can find this in your Cloud Portal.

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Suggested Reading for all HCM Products:

  • Human Resources What’s New – In the Global Human Resources section you will find features on the base application in which other application are built upon. 

NOTE: Not all Global Human Resource features are available for Talent and Compensation products.

  • Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Functional Known Issues and Maintenance Packs (Document ID 1554838.1). These documents identify bug fixes and possible known issues. You will also need to review these documents based in the release update version you are currently on or will be moving to.
  • Oracle Help Center – Here you will find guides, videos and searchable help.
  • Release Readiness – New Feature Summary, What’s New, Feature Listing Spreadsheet, Spotlights and Release Training

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Feature Summary

Column Definitions:

Report = New or modified, Oracle-delivered, ready to run reports.

UI or Process-Based: Small Scale = These UI or process-based features are typically comprised of minor field, validation, or program changes. Therefore, the potential impact to users is minimal.

UI or Process-Based: Larger Scale* = These UI or process-based features have more complex designs. Therefore, the potential impact to users is higher.

Features Delivered Disabled = Action is needed BEFORE these features can be used by END USERS. These features are delivered disabled and you choose if and when to enable them. For example, a) new or expanded BI subject areas need to first be incorporated into reports, b) Integration is required to utilize new web services, or c) features must be assigned to user roles before they can be accessed.

Ready for Use by End Users
(Feature Delivered Enabled)

Reports plus Small Scale UI or Process-Based new features will have minimal user impact after an update. Therefore, customer acceptance testing should focus on the Larger Scale UI or Process-Based* new features.

Customer Must Take Action before Use by End Users
(Feature Delivered Disabled)

Not disruptive as action is required to make these features ready to use. As you selectively choose to leverage, you set your test and roll out timing.

Feature

Report

UI or
Process-Based:
Small Scale

UI or
Process-Based:
Larger Scale*

HCM Common

HCM Common

Oracle Search-Based Global Search

Recruiting

Recruiting

Vanity URL for External Career Sites

Add Labels to Candidates in Pools and Candidate Search

Collect Job Function Information in Talent Community Sign-up

Configure Campaign Audience Using a Saved Search

Filter Search Results by Opt-in to Marketing Emails

Create, Run, and Manage Saved Searches

Search and Filter for Candidates by Label as Criterion

Enhanced Relevancy and Precision in Job Search

Enhanced Job Search Results Sorting

HCM Common

HCM Common

This section covers features used across all HCM Applications.

Oracle Search-Based Global Search

Oracle Search-based Global Search provides faster person search experience and introduces new person search capabilities:

  • Improved relevancy of results
    • Fuzzy person name search - search allows for simple mistakes and typos for up to 2 spelling differences
    • Name synonyms search - synonyms are defined for many English sounding names. You can search by different forms of the name
    • Fields boosting - primary search is by person name and person name matches are of highest relevancy
  • Ability to search by more fields
    • Person Display Name
    • Person Number
    • Work Email Address
    • Business Title

Matches among the direct reports are grouped at the top of the results followed by other matching results.

Enhances your search experience with the new Oracle Search features with improved quality of person search results.

Steps to Enable

Use Manage Global Search Profile Options task in Setup and Maintenance page to review and configure the profile option as described below.

PROFILE OPTION CODE

PROFILE DISPLAY NAME

APPLICATION

MODULE

REQUIRED PROFILE LEVEL

REQUIRED PROFILE VALUE

FUSION_APPS_SEARCH_ENABLED

Global Search Enabled

Oracle Middleware Extensions for Applications

Oracle Middleware Extensions for Applications

Site

Yes

Use Manage Global Search Configurations task in Setup and Maintenance page to ensure that a Global Search configuration exists for HCM and is marked as enabled. Also, ensure that the following Suggestion Group is enabled in the Global Search configuration for HCM.

SHORT NAME

DISPLAY NAME

DESCRIPTION

HCM_PERSON_SEARCH

Oracle HCM Cloud Global Search for Person Action

This is the Global Search for HCM Person.

Use Manage Administrator Profile Values task in Setup and Maintenance page to review and configure correctly the profile options as described below.

PROFILE OPTION CODE

PROFILE DISPLAY NAME

APPLICATION

MODULE

REQUIRED PROFILE LEVEL

REQUIRED PROFILE VALUE

ORA_FND_SEARCH_EXT_ENABLED

Enable/Disable Search Ext Framework

Oracle Middleware Extensions for Applications

Oracle Middleware Extensions for Applications

Site

Yes

HRC_ELASTIC_SEARCH_ENABLED

HRC: Enable Elastic Search

HCM Common Architecture

Search Framework

Site

Y

PER_SEARCH_LOGIN_EVENT_PUB

PER: User Login Event Publication for Search

Global Human Resources

Security

Site

NONE

Use Tools > Scheduled Processes page to run the process below.

JOB NAME

ESS job to create index definition and perform initial ingest to OSCS

PARAMETER NAME

PARAMETER VALUE

Index Name to Reingest

fa-hcm-person

Tips And Considerations

Oracle Search-based Global Search returns all active employees, contingent workers, and nonworker assignments as of today's date. You can't restrict the search results based on the public person security profile definition.

Note that you need to run the initial data ingestion process at these times.

  • After every release version upgrade
  • After every P2T (production-to-test) process
  • When you change the person name format and run the Apply Name Formats to Person Names, Keywords and LDAP job set

The following profile option impacts the search functionality:

Profile Option Name Purpose Default Value

PER_PERSON_INDEX_FUZZY_SEARCH_ENABLED

Enables fuzzy search on person names and allowing up to 2 spelling differences. Y

Role Information

You must be granted the FND_MANAGE_SCHEDULED_JOB_DEFINITION_PRIV function privilege to run the initial data ingestion process. This privilege is available in the ORA_FND_APPLICATION_ADMINISTRATOR_JOB or ORA_FND_APPLICATION_DEVELOPER_JOB job roles by default.

Recruiting

Recruiting

Oracle Recruiting Cloud provides tools for hiring managers and recruiters to source and nurture candidates, create and manage job requisitions, screen and select candidates, create and manage job offers, and onboard new employees into the organization. It also provides career sites for employees and external candidates to search, discover and apply to jobs using a frictionless application process.

Vanity URL for External Career Sites

Use a corporate Vanity URL to allow external candidates to access career sites.

A Vanity URL is a descriptive, pronounceable, truncated URL that redirects users to a longer URL. It also extends an organization’s brand.

When the Vanity URL feature is enabled, a Vanity URL is used in the candidate journey in the career site, and in candidate facing communication.

Here’s an example of how Vanity URL works. Let’s say a company has the following web domain addresses: https://jobs.vision.com and https://www.vision.com/jobs.

Step 1: Candidates visit https://jobs.vision.com or https://www.vision.com/jobs from their web browser.

Step 2: The company web domain address is controlled by the customer, and the customer’s web site sends the initial request. The company’s web server or content server responds to this request with static HTML content.

Step 3: The HTML returned in Step 2 contains JavaScript that instructs the browser to load the career site application from Oracle HCM Cloud.

Step 4: The JavaScript code replaces the browser content with the career site application from Oracle HCM Cloud. All subsequent actions from the career site are directly routed to Oracle HCM Cloud using REST service calls.

Vanity URL Workflow

With this feature, you can enhance your corporate branding and create a seamless candidate experience from a corporate site through the career site and application process. 

Steps to Enable

By default, Vanity URL isn’t available to customers. You can set up only one Vanity URL for your organization. The Vanity URL will be used for all career sites.

To enable a Vanity URL, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Create a profile option called IRC_VANITY_URL_ENABLED.
  2. Enable the profile option IRC_VANITY_ URL_ENABLED.
  3. Enable the Vanity URL feature.
  4. Set up CORS.
  5. Add HTML to your website.
  6. Review third party integrations setup.
  7. Review features not supporting Vanity URL.
  8. Test the configuration.

Step 1: Create Profile Option

You need to create a profile option called IRC_VANITY_URL_ENABLED.

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, search for the task Manage Profile Options.
  2. On the Manage Profile Options page, click the Create icon.
  3. On the Create Profile Option page, create the profile by entering these values:
    • Profile Option Code: IRC_VANITY_URL_ENABLED
    • Profile Display Name: Vanity URL
    • Application: Recruiting
    • Module: Recruiting Common
    • Description: Enable the Vanity URL feature in the Setup and Maintenance work area.
    • Start Date: Today's date
  4. Click Save and Close.

You're back on the Manage Profile Options page and the profile option IRC_VANITY_URL_ENABLED is displayed. You need to enable the profile option at the Site level.

  1. On the Manage Profile Options page, go to the Profile Option Levels section.
  2. Set the profile option to be enabled and updatable at the Site level.
  3. Click Save and Close.

Step 2: Enable Profile Option

You need to enable the profile option IRC_VANITY_URL_ENABLED so that the Vanity URL feature becomes available in the Recruiting and Candidate Experience offering.

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, search for the task Manage Administrator Profile Values.
  2. On the Manage Administrator Profile Values page, search for the profile option code IRC_VANITY_URL_ENABLED.
  3. In the Profile Values section, set the profile value to Y.
  4. Click Save and Close.

Step 3: Enable Vanity URL Feature

You need to enable the Vanity URL feature in the Setup and Maintenance work area.

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, go to:
    • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
    • Functional Area: Recruiting and Candidate Experience Management
    • Task: Enterprise Recruiting and Candidate Experience Information
  2. In the Corporate Branding section, select Active for the Vanity URL option.
  3. Enter the URL. For example: https://jobs.vision.com
  4. Disable the Keep Me Signed In feature. Vanity URL can’t be used if this feature is enabled.
  5. Click Save and Close.

Step 4: Set Up CORS

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, search for the task Manage Administrator Profile Values.
  2. Search for the profile option code ORACLE.ADF.VIEW.ALLOWED_ORIGINS.
  3. Go to the Profile Values section.
    • If the Site row already exists, make sure to retain the existing value and append the Vanity URL domain to it.
    • If the Site row doesn’t exist, create a Site Row and assign the Vanity URL domain.
  4. Ensure the value “self” is part of the profile option value. Here’s an example.

Syntax

Example

'self' <vanityURL>

'self' https://jobs.vision.com

'self' <optional - existingURLValue> <vanityURL>

'self' https://abc.previousvalues.com https://jobs.vision.com

  1. Make sure to only enter the Vanity URL domain or sub-domain, don’t include any portion of the relative path.

Example:

If the Vanity URL domain is a separate sub-domain such as https://jobs.vision.com, add https://jobs.vision.comand and https://vision.com to the profile option value.

If the Vanity URL domain includes a relative path such as https://www.vision.com/jobs, add https://www.vision.com and https://vision.com to the profile option value.

  1. Search for the profile option CORS_ACCESS_CONTROL_ALLOW_HEADERS
  2. Go to the Profile Values section.
  3. Append these values to existing profile option value:

ora-irc-language, ora-irc-access-code, ora-irc-validation-mode, ora-irc-vanity-domain, ora-irc-cx-userid, ora-irc-oauth-token, ora-irc-cx-timestamp

       9. Verify that you have entered the values exactly as specified. Make sure that there’s no extra white space or missing hyphens.

      10. Click Save and Close.

Step 5: Add HTML to Your Website

Work with your IT department to complete this step. You can use the Vanity URL HTML file sample as a guidance. For details, see Vanity URL HTML Sample on My Oracle Support (DOC ID:2855834.1).

You can use a domain such as www.visionjobs.com or a sub-domain such as jobs.vision.com to host the external career site. In this case, place the HTML in your website’s root index page.

Alternatively, you can use a path-based domain such as careers.vision.com/jobs. This setup is appropriate when you have an existing career site that hosts your recruiting marketing content, and you can set up a relative path (/jobs) to host the jobs from the candidate experience site. In this case, place the HTML in the index page of your career website's relative path.

Make sure to replace the <<FUSION_CE_HOST_ADDRESS>> token used in the sample file, with CE host address in the HTML.

NOTE: Don’t create a DNS CNAME entry pointing your domain and subdomain to Oracle’s Fusion Applications domain. This isn’t supported.

Step 6: Review Third Party Integrations Setup

If you enabled LinkedIn Profile Import, make sure to add the vanity domain. For details, see the chapter Integrating Third Party Services in the Implementing Recruiting guide.

Step 7: Review Features Not Supporting Vanity URL

Review the list of features that don’t work with Vanity URL.

Site Preview on Social Media: The open graph tags won’t be recognized when your site uses Vanity URL. Instead, you should add static open graph meta tags in the static HTML. For example, adding the following meta tags will result in the social media sites (such as LinkedIn or Facebook) to use the title, description, and image in the job posting link preview.

<meta property="og:title" content=“Vision Careers">

<meta property="og:description" content=“Explore exciting jobs at Vision">

<meta property="og:image" content="http://careers.vision.com/thumbnail.jpg">

<meta name="twitter:card" content="summary_large_image">

Keep me signed in: This feature isn’t compatible with the Vanity URL feature. Turn off this feature if Vanity URL is enabled.

Career site links in site editor: All redirections from the editor to career sites or pages (for example, “Go To Site” link) won’t use the Vanity URL; Fusion Application CE links will be used instead.

Step 8: Test the Configuration

Test your configuration on a test or staging environment. Test all candidate facing use cases before enabling Vanity URL in production.

Tips And Considerations

When Vanity URL is enabled, a request from a user's browser (only in Chrome and Microsoft Edge) occasionally times out which results in the user not able to view a page or complete an action. Once a particular request has timed out, all subsequent attempts for the same request from the same browser will time out. This timeout issue doesn’t impact other users or the same user using a different browser to view the page or complete the action in the career site.

While this problem is a browser-specific issue and may only occur on rare occasions, we advise all customers using the Vanity URL feature to enable the profile option ORA_IRC_CE_VTURL_ADD_TIMESTAMP_HEADER with the value set to Y. By setting this profile option, all browser requests to Oracle Recruiting will include a request header with the current system time, which prevents the browser requests from timing out.

Add Labels to Candidates in Pools and Candidate Search

Add labels to candidates from the candidate search result list, and the pool members list.

There is a new Add Label option on the Actions menu on the candidate search results page. This lets you add labels to one or more candidates.

Add Labels from Candidate Search

Select the candidates you want to add the label to, and then click Actions > Add Label. A new Select Label section opens, and you can select a label, or begin typing the name of the label you want.

Select a Label

In a similar manner, you can add a label to one or more Candidate Pool members using the new Add Label option in the Actions menu.

Add Label to Candidate Pool Members

You can also add a label to an individual Candidate Pool member using the new Add Label option in the menu next to the candidate.

Add Label for Single Candidate Pool Member

You can filter results on this page by Label.

Label Filter for Candidate Pools

Enables you to organize candidates quickly, and in creative ways that make sense for your business.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Collect Job Function Information in Talent Community Sign-up

Take note that you can configure the talent community sign up process so that candidates can enter data in the Job Function field in addition to, or instead of Job Category, and Location.

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance area go to:
  • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
  • Functional Area: Recruiting and Candidate Experience Management
  • Task: Enterprise Recruiting and Candidate Experience Information
  1. Scroll down to view the Talent Community section.

New Talent Community Configuration Setting

  1. Select one of the following from the drop-down list:
  • Category - to display the Job Category field.
  • Job function - to display the Job Function field.
  • Category and job function - to display both the Job Category and Job Function fields.

NOTE: The Location field is always displayed to Candidates by default.

When you create a Candidate Pool, and you select the Talent Community Pool check box, you will see your Talent Community selections from Setup and Maintenance.

NOTE: "Job Category" is the field name that displays to Candidates. Internally, this field displays to Administrators as "Job Family".

Fields Displayed Based on Setup and Maintenance Selections

There is a new filter on the Candidate Pools page to let you filter results by job function.

New Talent Community Job Function Filter for Candidate Pools Page

Let's you collect more appropriate data to better align prospective candidates to job openings.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Configure Campaign Audience Using a Saved Search

Use a saved search to define the list of recipients when configuring the audience for a campaign. There is a new Saved Search option in the Add menu for Audience Criteria.

New Saved Search Option

Select it to use a save search to create your campaign audience.

Audience Criteria Saved Search

Select the saved search you want from the Saved Search drop-down list, and click Save.

This enhancement shortens the time it takes to create audience criteria for Campaigns.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

  • You can only use one Saved Search per Audience.
  • If a campaign has not yet run, and there are multiple owners for a given campaign, any owner can change the saved search that is used for the Audience. For example, if Campaign Owner 1 has added one of their saved search to a campaign, Campaign Owner 2 can replace it with one of their own saved searches. Campaign owners can only see their own saved searches in the Saved Search drop-down list.

Key Resources

  • See the in this What's New the enhancement called Create, Run, and Manage Saved Searches for instructions on creating saved searches.

Filter Search Results by Opt-in to Marketing Emails

Filter the candidate search results page based on whether a candidate opted in to marketing communication emails. 

New Filters for Marketing Emails

Using the new Marketing Communications filter on the Candidate Search page, select one or more of the following:

  • Agreed to receive - to include candidates who have agreed to receive marketing communication emails. These are candidates who have clicked a check box indicating their preference.
  • Declined to receive - to include candidates who have indicated that they do not want to receive marketing emails. These are candidates who were presented with a check box, but indicated their preference by not clicking it.
  • Not specified - to include candidates who have not yet specified whether they wanted to receive marketing emails. These are candidates who have not yet been presented with a check box to indicate their preference.

This feature enables you to refine candidate search results by marketing message preference.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Create, Run, and Manage Saved Searches

Save search and filter criteria so that you can use them again at any time to get a list of the latest candidates. There is a new Search Action section on the Candidate Search page.

New Search Action Section

You can use it to search for candidates, run saved searches, or manage existing saved searches.

To create a new saved search, on the Candidate Search page:

  1. Click Search.
  2. Click Show Filters.
  3. Select the filters you want to use.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Type a name for the search.
  6. Click Save and Close.

To run a saved search, on the Candidate Search page:

  1. Select Run a Saved Search from the Search Action drop-down list.
  2. The Select a Saved Search section opens.
  3. Select a saved search from the drop-down list. You can begin typing the name in the field to locate it quickly. Notice that the search criteria you selected when you created the saved search displays on the page.

To manage a saved search, on the Candidate Search page:

  1. Select Manage Saved Searches from the Search Action drop-down list.

Manage Saved Searches

Your saved searches are displayed. You can sort by:

  • Name - Ascending
  • Name - Descending
  • Creation Date - Most Recent
  • Creation Date - Oldest

You can also run a search, rename a search or delete a search using the menu associated with each search.

To edit a saved search:

  1. Run the saved search.
  2. Edit the filters.
  3. Click Save. You will be prompted to overwrite the existing saved search.

NOTE: As an alternative, you can create a new saved search based on the updates you made to the existing saved search.

The enhancement saves time by letting you reuse search criteria for future searches. You can also use saved searches for Audience Criteria for Campaigns.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

  • See in this What's New the enhancement called Configure Campaign Audience Using a Saved Search for additional details.

Search and Filter for Candidates by Label as Criterion

Search for candidates by label, and refine the results by label on the search results page. Notice that there is a new Label option in the Add drop-down list for Candidate Details on the Candidate Search page.

New Label Option

Select it to open a new Label field in the Candidate Details section.

Add a Label to Candidate Details

Begin typing the label name, and a list of possible selections displays. Click Save.

NOTE: Labels must already exist in Recruiting before they can be added here.

There is also a new Label filter on the Candidate Search page.

Label Filter for Candidate Search

Select the label you want to use to filter the results.

This feature allows you to quickly identify candidates with certain labels applied to them for quicker alignment to jobs.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

Enhanced Relevancy and Precision in Job Search

Get more precise and relevant results for requisitions on external career site job search. Job titles are now prioritized in keyword searches, and you can control whether the search is done on job description fields.

Enhanced Relevancy

There is a new relevancy calculation whereby requisition fields have different weights. This means jobs with matching phrases found in higher weighted fields will get a higher relevancy score than jobs with matching phrase found in lower weighted field. The higher the relevancy score, the higher the job will appear on the search results page.

Requisition fields are weighted in the following order:

  • Requisition Title - high weight
  • Requisition Number - medium weight
  • Job Family  - medium weight
  • Job Function  - medium weight
  • Responsibilities - medium weight
  • Qualifications  - medium weight
  • Skills -  medium weight
  • Short Description - low weight
  • Long Description - low weight

NOTE: As part of this enhancement, Job Organization has been removed from auto suggest and keyword search for external career sites. The Organization field is still indexed for facets.

Jobs with exact matches for a phrase are given the highest relevancy score. Next are partial exact matches. The more keywords included in a job, the higher relevancy score.

Precision Tuning

Jobs are returned only if precision criteria are met: 

  • If a match is found in any field besides Job Description, the returned search results must contain all terms for queries of up to 2 terms, then half if there are more words.
  • If a match is found in Job Description, the returned search results must contain all terms for queries of up to 2 terms, then 2/3 if there are more words.

Job Description and Short Job Description Indexing are Configurable

Job description and short job description indexing are now configurable at a global level for candidate experience sites.

This feature allows you to provide more precise and relevant results for requisitions on external career site job search.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Enhanced Job Search Results Sorting

Provide more relevant search result list sorting for candidates who are searching for jobs on external candidate experience sites using a Minimal template. There are several new enhancements:

  • For blind searches (those in which no search criteria is provided), the job search results are now sorted by posting date by default. Candidates can then change the sorting criteria.
  • For keyword searches, the job search results are now sorted by relevancy by default. Candidates can then change the sorting criteria.
  • For location only searches when the distance calculation feature is disabled, results are sorted by date by default, with the newest posting listed first. Candidates can then change the sorting criteria.
  • For location only searches when the distance calculation feature is enabled, by default the results are sorted by:
    • Distance (nearest displays first) - if a candidate searches using any type of location (location, recruiting location, My Location or postal code), and they select a location at a level allowing distance calculation (level 2 location [city level], or My Location, or postal code).
    • Date (newest displays first) - if a candidate selects any type of location (location, recruiting location, My Location, or postal code), and they select a location at a level not allowing distance calculation (level 1 location [state], or country level location).

In addition, the following sorting options are now available for Modern and Minimal template:

  • Posting date (sorted by newest first) * Relevance
  • Distance (nearest first, available only if distance calculation is enabled for the site)

NOTE: Sorting alphabetically by job title, and sorting by posting date - oldest have been removed.

This feature improves your default search results.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

  • For information on relevancy, refer to the 22B feature called Enhanced Relevancy and Precision in Job Search".

Update 22B

Revision History

This document will continue to evolve as existing sections change and new information is added. All updates appear in the following table:

Date Product Feature Notes
24 JUN 2022 Recruiting / Job Offers Prevent Redrafting Completed Offers

Updated document. Revised feature information.

27 MAY 2022 Recruiting / Candidate Experience Career Site Customization Enhancements

Updated document. Revised feature information.

27 MAY 2022 Recruiting / Agency Hires Agency Support for Role Category and User Name

Updated document. Revised feature information.

25 MAR 2022 Recruiting Controlled Availability for Recruiting

Updated document. Revised feature information.

04 MAR 2022     Created initial document.

Overview

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are being updated directly from 21D to 22B you should review the content of both 22A and 22B sections to ensure you see all the changes included in the update.

HCM Cloud applications have two types of patches you can receive that are documented in this What’s New:

  • Release Updates (22A, 22B, 22C, and 22D)
  • Optional Monthly Maintenance Packs to each update

It is important for you to know what Release Update your environment is on. You can find this in your Cloud Portal.

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Suggested Reading for all HCM Products:

  • Human Resources What’s New – In the Global Human Resources section you will find features on the base application in which other application are built upon. 

NOTE: Not all Global Human Resource features are available for Talent and Compensation products.

  • Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Functional Known Issues and Maintenance Packs (Document ID 1554838.1). These documents identify bug fixes and possible known issues. You will also need to review these documents based in the release update version you are currently on or will be moving to.
  • Oracle Help Center – Here you will find guides, videos and searchable help.
  • Release Readiness – New Feature Summary, What’s New, Feature Listing Spreadsheet, Spotlights and Release Training

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Feature Summary

Column Definitions:

Report = New or modified, Oracle-delivered, ready to run reports.

UI or Process-Based: Small Scale = These UI or process-based features are typically comprised of minor field, validation, or program changes. Therefore, the potential impact to users is minimal.

UI or Process-Based: Larger Scale* = These UI or process-based features have more complex designs. Therefore, the potential impact to users is higher.

Features Delivered Disabled = Action is needed BEFORE these features can be used by END USERS. These features are delivered disabled and you choose if and when to enable them. For example, a) new or expanded BI subject areas need to first be incorporated into reports, b) Integration is required to utilize new web services, or c) features must be assigned to user roles before they can be accessed.

Ready for Use by End Users
(Feature Delivered Enabled)

Reports plus Small Scale UI or Process-Based new features will have minimal user impact after an update. Therefore, customer acceptance testing should focus on the Larger Scale UI or Process-Based* new features.

Customer Must Take Action before Use by End Users
(Feature Delivered Disabled)

Not disruptive as action is required to make these features ready to use. As you selectively choose to leverage, you set your test and roll out timing.

Feature

Report

UI or
Process-Based:
Small Scale

UI or
Process-Based:
Larger Scale*

HCM Common

HCM Common

Autocomplete Rules for HCM Experience Design Studio Enhancements

Transaction Design Studio for HCM Experience Design Studio Enhancements

HCM Common Replaced or Removed Features

HCM Data Loader Must Be Used For All Payroll Objects

HCM Data Loader

Business Object Enhancements

HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader

Secured Business Objects Now Available to Business Users

Spreadsheet Template Design Changes

HCM Common Architecture

Enhancements to Approvals and Notifications

IMPORTANT Actions and Considerations for HCM Common

Controlled Availability for HCM Common

Recruiting

Recruiting

Deactivate Countries in Geography Hierarchy Structure

Public Skills Content Section

Candidate Experience

Career Site Customization Enhancements

Configurable Location Search

Modern Career Site Template Phase Out

Search for Jobs Using Recruiting Locations

Third Party Links in Candidate Self-Service Pages

Candidates and Candidate Job Applications

Add Comments When Moving Job Applications

Candidate Labels in Prospects and Job Applications

Display of Answers in Multiple Choice Questions in Application Flows

Job Application Computed Fields

Multilingual Support for Candidate Labels

Candidate Interviews

Candidate Time Zones in Interview Scheduling

Updated Interview Calendar Event Contents

Job Requisitions

Banners for Job Requisition Approval

Edit Locations of a Job Requisition with Job Applications

Enhanced Job Requisition Security Profile

Job Offers

Autocomplete Rules - When and Why Section for Job Offers

Comments and Attachments About Job Offers

Prevent Redrafting Completed Offers

Use of Terminate Offer Work Relationship Action Code for Job Offers

Agency Hiring

Agency Support for Role Category and User Name

Automated Hiring Team and Agent Notifications

HCM Extracts

Extract Large Objects Using HCM Extracts

HCM Data Loader

Create Agents for an Existing Agency Using HCM Data Loader

Transactional Business Intelligence for Recruiting

Additional Candidate Preferences in Reporting

Additional Offer Fields in Job Offer Dimension

Multiple Offer Support in Recruiting Subject Areas

Candidate Profile Information Added to the Recruiting Events Subject Area

IMPORTANT Actions and Considerations for Recruiting

Controlled Availability for Recruiting

HCM Common

HCM Common

This section covers features used across all HCM Applications.

Autocomplete Rules for HCM Experience Design Studio Enhancements

Enhance the user experience authoring new rules in Autocomplete Rules for HCM Experience Design Studio with more capabilities for Global Human Resources, Goal Management, and Recruiting.

  • Ensures accurate and consistent data by validating the user-entered values
  • Allows your organizations to adjust quickly with HR compliance without relying on new releases

Steps to Enable

To enable this feature you need to log a Service Request (SR).

To enable Autocomplete Rules in the HCM Experience Design Studio, you need to log a Service Request (SR). Please review and follow the instructions provided in the My Oracle Support document, Enabling Oracle HCM Cloud Autocomplete Rules (Document ID 2767655.1) to get access.

Key Resources

For more information on Autocomplete Rules for HCM products, refer these What's New features in Update 22B:

Role Information

You must be granted the Human Capital Management Application Administrator role to work in a sandbox.

Transaction Design Studio for HCM Experience Design Studio Enhancements

Required Regions

Increase your data quality by ensuring that your users complete the required fields before submitting the transaction. In the example below, for the Hire an Employee flow the Payroll Details and Salary sections have been made mandatory.  When the user initiates the process, the behavior of the questionnaire remains the same. Payroll Details and Salary are not displayed as an option as they must be part of the guided process.

The feature is available for the following actions:

Release Action
22A Change Assignment
22A Change Location
22A Change Manager
22A Change Working Hours
22A Create Job
22A Create Location
22A Direct Reports
22A Employment Start Dates
22A Promote
22A Request a New Position
22A Request a Position Change
22A Resignation
22A Termination
22A Transfer
22A Work Relationship
21D Add Assignment
21D Add Contingent Worker
21D Add Pending Worker
21D Add a Nonworker
21D Create Work Relationship
21D Edit Pending Worker
21D Hire an Employee
21D Local and Global Transfer
21C Recruiting - Create Job Requisition

Personalize the Save and Save and Close Actions in the Toolbar

Enhance the user experience by allowing your users to save their transactions at any point of time.

For example, a user is adding a new contractor and has already provided half of the required info. If they need to switch to another task, they can save their work, resume later where they left off. Out-of-the-box, the two buttons are hidden.

The feature has been extended to more actions.

Release Action
22B Administer Compensation
22B Change Salary
22B Individual Compensation
22B Manage Personal Contributions
22B Salary History
22A Change Assignment
22A Change Location
22A Change Manager
22A Change Working Hours
22A Create Job
22A Create Location
22A Direct Reports
22A Job Details
22A Location Details
22A Position Details
22A Employment Start Dates
22A Promote
22A Request a New Position
22A Request a Position Change
22A Resignation
22A Termination
22A Transfer
22A Work Relationship
21D Add Assignment
21D Add Contingent Worker
21D Add Pending Worker
21D Add a Nonworker
21D Create Work Relationship
21D Edit Pending Worker
21D Hire an Employee
21D Local and Global Transfer

How You Setup Warning or Error Message and Save Options

Both features are setup from the Page Attributes section of the action in the Transaction Design Studio.

Here are the steps to enable the warning or error display and the save options for the above actions.

  1. Navigate to Home > My Client Groups > HCM Experience Design Studio.
  2. Click Transaction Design Studio.
  3. Select the action for which you want to configure these settings.
  4. Click Add and add provide the required rule details.
  5. Select Reference Info Regions from the Region list in the Page Attributes section.
  6. Click the Edit icon to enable the attributes

  • The two action buttons, Save and Save and Close, can be simply set using the 2 options. Select the options to make them visible.
  • Out-of-the-box, the severity of the message is a warning.

  1. Click Done.
  2. Click Save and Close.

  • Ensures accurate and consistent data by enforcing entry of the required fields for a specific process.
  • Improves your user experience and reduces time spent setting up your solution by simplifying the personalization of HCM Cloud
  • Streamlines your transactions and processes by allowing your users to save their work at any point of time and resume later where they left off.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

Required Regions

From this release onward:

  • Users will get a warning message  if they have configured sections as required in the Transaction Design Studio.
  • Users will get a warning message if they have not visited the mandatory sections in employment flows.

Save and Save and Close

A point to note is that rules will be evaluated for each attribute for active rules in the Transaction Design Studio.  If the same attribute is defined in multiple rule definitions, only the first in order of active rule attribute conditions are applied. For example, if you define:

  • Rule 1: Generic rule where Save and Close is available unconditionally, but not Save.
  • Rule 2: Save is available only for a specific legal employer

As a result, rule 1 is evaluated as the first rule in order of active rules and so the Save button won't be displayed for the legal employer selected in rule 2.

Key Resources

For additional information, refer to this feature in Update 21C - Required Sections During Job Requisition Creation

For more information, see the following help topics in the Oracle Help Center:

  • How You Personalize the Save and Save and Close Actions in the Toolbar, Responsive User Experience Setup, Implementing Global Human Resources guide
  • How You Configure Rules in the Transaction Design Studio, Responsive User Experience Setup, Implementing Global Human Resources guide

Role Information

You must be granted the Human Capital Management Application Administrator role to enable a sandbox.

HCM Common Replaced or Removed Features

From time to time, Oracle replaces existing features with new features, or removes existing features.

Replaced features may be put on a path of removal, the features below will let you know what update you will have to have moved to the newer feature. As a best practice, you should move to the newer feature as soon as possible for full support and to stay up with the latest updates that the product offers.

Any feature that is removed, will have an Update in which that feature is no longer available. Please make necessary plans to move off the feature by the Update indicated, as it will no longer be available.

HCM Data Loader Must Be Used For All Payroll Objects

In Update 22B, Oracle has decommissioned ALL objects enabled for the Payroll Batch Loader.  Payroll Batch Loader objects are NOT available for use in 22B or in subsequent HCM releases.

HCM Data Loader (HDL) is the tool for data loading and update tasks for 22B and going forward.

Oracle now supports a single, powerful loader for bulk loading and maintaining data. The data can be from any source. You can use HCM Data Loader for data migration, ongoing maintenance of HCM data, and coexistence scenarios, where core HR/Payroll data is uploaded regularly.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

HCM Data Loader

HCM Data Loader provides a flexible and efficient method of bulk loading business object data for data-migration and on-going incremental updates to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud.

Business Object Enhancements

Extend your data loading capabilities with these new and enhanced business objects:

NEW BUSINESS OBJECTS

Global HR

Extended Object Hierarchy:

Business Object Component Description
Document Type Document Type Attachment Attachment files associated with a document type.

Recruiting

New Object Hierarchy:

Business Object Description
Agent An agent is associated with an agency, which is a third-party entity. Recruiters can invite agents to submit candidates to agency-enabled requisitions. Agents have access to an agency portal where they can perform several tasks, such as view talent, submit candidates for requisitions, create candidate profiles and view job applications of candidates the agency represents.

Extended Object Hierarchy:

Object Hierarchy New Component Description
Job Requisition Staffing Agent Agents that are invited to submit candidates for the job requisition.

NEW ROLL BACK SUPPORT

These objects now support the roll back of newly created records, you can't roll back updates or deletes.  Only records created since this enhancement can be rolled back.

  • Payroll Absence Record
  • Payroll Time Card

UPDATED BUSINESS OBJECTS

Absence Management

Business Object Component Removed Attributes
Absence Entry Absence Entry This attribute is no longer supported. Including it will cause your files and templates to fail:
  • AbsenceCaseName

Compensation

Business Object Component New Attributes
Market Data Job List Market Data Job List
  • PositionId
  • MatchedPositionCode

Global HR - Checklists

Business Object Component New Attributes
Allocated Checklist Allocated Checklist
  • Context
  • ContextualAction
  • SelfAssignedFlag
Allocated Checklist Allocated Checklist Tasks
  • ActivationEligyPrfId
  • ActivationEligyPrfName
  • ActivityAction1Label
  • ActivityAction2Label
  • ActivityAction3Label
  • ActivityAction4Label
  • ActivityAction5Label
  • AnalyticsPath
  • CalendarActionLabel
  • CompleteActionLabel
  • DisplayOptions
  • EnableTaskExpiry
  • ExpiryDate
  • ExpiryRelativeTo
  • RejectActionLabel
  • ReportParameters
  • SaveActionLabel
  • VideoType
  • VideoURL
Allocated Checklist Task Translation Allocated Checklist Task Translation
  • ActivityAction1Label
  • ActivityAction2Label
  • ActivityAction3Label
  • ActivityAction4Label
  • ActivityAction5Lavel
  • CalendarActionLabel
  • CompleteActionLabel
  • RejectActionLabel
  • SaveActionLabel
Checklist Template Checklist Template
  • Context
  • ContextualAction
Checklist Template Tasks
  • ActivationEligyPrfId
  • ActiviationEligyPrfName
  • ActivityAction1Label
  • ActivityAction2Label
  • ActivityAction3Label
  • ActivityAction4Label
  • ActivityAction5Label
  • AnalyticsPath
  • CalendarActionLabel
  • CompleteActionLabel
  • DisplayOptions
  • ExpirtyRelativeTo
  • RejectActionLabel
  • ReportParameters
  • SaveActionLabel
  • VideoType
  • VideoURL
Checklist Task Translation Checklist Task Translation
  • ActivityAction1Label
  • ActivityAction2Label
  • ActivityAction3Label
  • ActivityAction4Label
  • ActivityAction5Label
  • CalendarActionLabel
  • CompleteActionLabel
  • RejectActionLabel
  • SaveActionLabel
Task Library Task Library
  • ActivationEligyPrfId
  • ActivationEligyPrfName
  • ActivityAction1Label
  • ActivityAction2Label
  • ActivityAction3Label
  • ActivityAction4Label
  • ActivityAction5Label
  • AnalyticsPath
  • CalendarActionLabel
  • CompleteActionLabel
  • DisplayOptions
  • ExpiryRelativeTo
  • RejectActionLabel
  • ReportParameters
  • SaveActionLabel
  • VideoType
  • VideoURL
Task Library Translation

Task Library Translation

  • ActivityAction1Label
  • ActivityAction2Label
  • ActivityAction3Label
  • ActivityAction4Label
  • ActivityAction5Label
  • CalendarActionLabel
  • CompleteActionLabel
  • RejectActionLabel
  • SaveActionLabel

Global HR - Person and Worker

Business Objects Component Decommissioned Attributes
Person Contact Contact Address
  • Building
  • Floor
Worker Person Address
  • Building
  • Floor

Global HR - Workforce Structures

Business Object Component New Attributes
Job Job Evaluation
  • WorkingConditions
Position Position Evaluation
  • WorkingConditions

Global Payroll

Object Functionality Changes

Business Object Update
Element Entry With Costing This object now supports update. You can provide date-effective updates, the same effective start date is used for the element entry and associated costing records.
External Bank Account

This object now supports integration keys to identify the external bank account and owner, along with the references to the bank, bank branch and the person who owns the bank account. CountryCode remains a required attribute, even when identifying the record with source keys.

You can't identify external bank accounts that were created before this enhancement by source key, only those that have been created since this enhancement will have a source key associated with them.

Attribute Changes

Business Object Component Update
Electronic Income Withholding Orders Electronic Income Withholding Orders

This attribute is no longer available:

  • TimePeriodId
Payroll Interface Inbound Record Payroll Interface Inbound Record

This attribute is no longer available:

  • TimePeriodId
Payroll Time Card Time Entry

New attributes:

Segment1 through to Segment30

This object now supports update, previously you could only create and delete records.

Recruiting

Business Object Component Attributes Changes
Candidate Candidate

New attributes:

  • AddedByAgentEmailAddress
  • AddedByAgentId
  • AddedByAgentUsername
  • AgentReferredDate
  • CandPrefTimeZone
  • RemoveFromAgencyPoolFlag
Candidate Job Application Candidate Job Application

Decommissioned Attributes:

  • RejectionReasonComments

New attributes:

  • MoveComments
Candidate Job Application Questionnaire Response Participant

New attributes:

  • FeedbackResponseFlag
  • ParticipantId
  • RespondentId
  • RespondentPersonNumber
Candidate Job Application Questionnaire Response

New attributes:

  • FeedbackCompletionDate
  • FeedbackResponseFlag
  • ParticipantId
  • RespondentId
  • RespondentPersonNumber
Candidate Job Application Question Response

New attributes:

  • FeedbackResponseFlag
  • ParticipantId
  • RespondentId
  • RespondentPersonNumber
Job Requisition Job Requisition

New attributes:

  • AgentDoNotExpireFlag
  • AgentExpriationDate
Referral Referral

New attributes:

  • AgentReferredDate

Talent Management

Business Object Component New Attributes
Question Question
  • InstructionsText
Questionnaire Questionnaire Question
  • InstructionsText
Questionnaire Template Template Question
  • InstructionsText
QuestionTranslation Question Translation
  • InstructionsText

REMOVED BUSINESS OBJECTS

Recruiting

The following child components have now been removed having been replaced by BackgroundCheckScreeningPackageV2 in release 21B.

Business Object Component File Discriminator
Job Requisition Background Check Screening Package BackgroundCheckScreeningPackage
Job Requisition Template Background Check Screening Package BackgroundCheckScreeningPacakge

NOTE: If you include METADATA lines for these in your HCM Data Loader files, or attributes in your HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader templates, they will now fail.

Extend your bulk-loading capabilities with these new and extended objects available with HCM Data Loader and HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

Use the View Business Objects task to review and download the latest business object information.

HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader

HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader provides a flexible and efficient method of bulk loading business object data for data-migration and on-going incremental updates to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud.

Secured Business Objects Now Available to Business Users

You can now extend your business users' bulk-loading capabilities. Spreadsheets based on these objects now implement the user's data security and can be shared with business users:

Learning

  • Global Access Group Relation

Your business users can bulk load data for this object using spreadsheets.

Steps to Enable

When creating a new spreadsheet template, the template security automatically defaults to the setting where data is uploaded as the session user. For existing templates based on these objects, you can update the template configuration and set the user type to session user.

Key Resources

For more information, see the following help topics in the HCM Data Loader guide located in the Oracle Help Center:

  • HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader Template
  • How You Associate a User Name with a Data Upload

Refer to the Oracle By Example tutorial available in the Oracle Learning Library:

  • Configure HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader Security

Spreadsheet Template Design Changes

The Spreadsheet Templates task for defining bulk-loading spreadsheets has been enhanced:

Template Validation

The save and validation options have changed. You can now validate and save in one step. Alternatively, use the choice list to save without validation.

You can no longer save changes to active templates without first successfully validating them. Therefore for active templates only the Validate and Save option is available.

Automatically Selected Attributes

When you duplicate attributes for a child record, attributes from the parent record will be automatically added, if they haven't already been selected. This ensures that the child records are validated and loaded together.

Defining valid spreadsheet templates for bulk-data loading is now easier.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

When designing spreadsheet templates that will include attributes from more than one child record, or duplicated child records, always include the required attributes from the parent record first. As you add the child attributes, the parent-child relationships are configured for you; the template designer automatically adds the attributes that define the parent reference, defaulting their values and hiding them from the spreadsheet.

Key Resources

Refer to the HCM Spreadsheet Data Loader Templates chapter within the HCM Data Loader guide located in the Oracle Help Center.

HCM Common Architecture

This section covers features used across all HCM Applications.

Enhancements to Approvals and Notifications

Leverage these enhancements to the Transaction Console that are part of this release:

  • Alerts enhancements
  • Faceted filters on Test Approval Rules page

Alerts Enhancements

You can now send alerts to other users apart from the initiator for failed transactions. You can also select a different alert template for each user. This way you can send different messages to different users so that they can take appropriate action to correct the failed transaction.

You can send alerts for failed transactions in these ways:

  • Send alerts on demand.
  • Configure alerts for different approval rules.

Send Alerts on Demand

On the Transaction Summary tab, you can now select a failed transaction and then send alerts on demand.

  1. Locate the row of the failed transaction for which you want to send an immediate alert.
  2. Select the check box for that row.
  3. From the Actions menu, select Alert Initiator on Error. You can see the Configure Alerts dialog box.

The image shows the Alert Initiator on Error action on the Transaction Summary tab of the Transaction Console.

Alert Initiator on Error Action

  1. To send an alert to the initiator:
    1. Select the Alert Initiator check box.
    2. From the adjacent list, select the alert template to use.
  2. To send alerts to approvers:
    1. Select the Alert Approvers check box.
    2. From the adjacent list, select the alert template to use.
  3. To send alerts to other users:
    1. Select the Alert Users check box.
    2. Click Add Row.
    3. Search for and select the user.
    4. Select the alert template to use.
    5. Repeat steps 6b to 6d for all users you want to add.
  4. Click Save and Close.

The image shows the Configure Alerts dialog box on the Transaction Summary tab.

Transaction Summary Tab - Configure Alerts Dialog Box

Configure Alerts for Approval Rules

On the Approval Rules tab, as administrators, you can configure alerts to send for failed transactions for each process type. When you do this, alerts are triggered when a transaction is marked as Failed in any of these scenarios:

  • A user checks the details of a transaction that has underlying faults.
  • A user refreshes the status of one or more transactions that have underlying faults.
  • The scheduled process for refreshing the transactions changes the status of a transaction with underlying faults.

Here’s how you configure alerts:

  1. Select the row of the transaction for which you want to configure alerts.
  2. Click the Configure Alerts icon. You can see the Configure Alerts dialog box.

The image shows some approval rules on the Approval Rules tab of the Transaction Console. The Configure Alerts column is highlighted..

Approval Rules Tab – Configure Alerts Column

  1. To send an alert to the initiator:
  1. Select the Alert Initiator check box.
  2. From the adjacent list, select the alert template to use.
  1. To send alerts to other users:
  1. Select the Alert Users check box.
  2. Click Add Row.
  3. Search for and select the user.
  4. Select the alert template to use.
  5. Repeat steps 4b to 4d for all users you want to add.
  1. Click Save and Close.

The image shows the Configure Alerts dialog box on the Approval Rules tab of the Transaction Console.

Approval Rules Tab – Configure Alerts Dialog Box

Approvals Alert Template Variables in Transaction Console

You can now use any of the attributes listed in this table when you create new approval error alert templates for your organization.

Alert Template Attribute

Description

Initiator_UserName

User name of the approval initiator

Transaction_TransactionId

Unique identifier for the transaction

Transaction_ObjectName

Object name of the transaction

Transaction_ProcessName

Process name of the transaction

Transaction_ConsoleTransactionStatus

Console transaction status of the transaction

Transaction_TaskID

Unique identifier for the associated task

Transaction_TaskOutcome

Outcome of the associated task

Transaction_TaskStatus

Status of the associated task

Transaction_IssueDescription

Reason for the fault associated with the transaction

Transaction_IssueResolution

Steps to execute to fix the fault

Transaction_IssueTypeCode

Issue type code of the underlying fault

Transaction_FaultCode

Fault code of the underlying fault

Transaction_TaskHistory

A table showing all the stages the task has gone through

Transaction_Title

Title of the associated task

Transaction_Description

Transaction details table

Transaction_ErrorDetails

A table with the fault details of the transaction

Transaction_Recipient

User name of the recipient of the alert message

Note: In all new approval error alert templates that you configure using the TAC_Error_Alert template in Alerts Composer, ensure that the ${Transaction_Recipient} attribute is set to the Worklist recipient for that template.

Faceted Filters on Test Approval Rules UI

Search for transactions easily in the Test Approval Rules page using the new faceted filters. You can filter the transactions based on these attributes:

  • Status
  • Name
  • User who created the transaction
  • Transaction period

The image shows the faceted filters on the Test Approval Rules page. The Pending status and Transactions From 3 months filters are applied.

Faceted Filters on Test Approval Rules Page

By leveraging these enhancements, you gain these advantages: 

  • Send appropriate alert messages to various users so that they can resolve failed transactions.
  • Locate easily the transactions that you want to test your approval rules on and modify your approval rules.

Steps to Enable

To leverage the approval alerts enhancement, you need to do these actions:

  • Create the TAC_ALERT_CONFIG_FEATURE profile option and set it to true.
  • Edit the TAC_Error_Alert alert in Alerts Composer, add templates, and enable the templates.

To create the TAC_ALERT_CONFIG_FEATURE profile option:

  1. Navigate to the Setup and Maintenance work area.
  2. Search for and select the Manage Profile Options task.
  3. In the Search Results section, click New. You can see the Create Profile Option page.
  4. Specify the values indicated in this table for the new profile option. 

Field

Value

Profile Option Code

TAC_ALERT_CONFIG_FEATURE

Application

Global Human Resources

Module

Global Human Resources

  1. Click Save and Close.
  2. On the Manage Profile Options page, select the Enabled and Updatable check boxes for the Site level.
  3. Click Save and Close.

Key Resources

For more information on using alerts composer, see this chapter on the Oracle Help Center:

  • Chapter 18, Alerts Composer, Implementing Global Human Resources guide

Role Information

This table shows the function security privilege that supports this feature and the predefined role that inherits this privilege.

Function Security Privilege Name and Code

Job Role Name

Test Approval Rules

PER_TEST_APPROVAL_RULES_PRIV

Review HCM Approval Transactions as Administrator

If you’re using the predefined role, then no action is necessary. However, if you’re using custom versions of this role, you must add this aggregate privilege to your custom roles to use this feature. See the Release 13 Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Security Upgrade Guide on My Oracle Support (Document ID 2023523.1) for instructions about implementing new functions in existing roles.

IMPORTANT Actions and Considerations for HCM Common

REPLACED OR REMOVED FEATURES

From time to time, Oracle replaces existing Cloud service features with new features or removes existing features. When a feature is replaced the older version may be removed immediately or at a future time. As a best practice, you should use the newer version of a replaced feature as soon as the newer version is available.

Product Removed Feature Target Removal Replacement Feature Replaced In Additional Information
HCM Common HCM Data Loader Must Be Used For All Payroll Objects 22B HCM Data Loader    

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KNOWN ISSUES / MAINTENANCE PACK SPREADSHEETS

Oracle publishes a Known Issues document for every Update to make customers are aware of potential problems they could run into and the document provides workarounds if they are available.

Oracle also publishes Maintenance Pack and Statutory Maintenance Pack documentation of bugs that are fixed in the monthly or statutory patching.

To review these documents you must have access to My Oracle Support:

Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Functional Known Issues and Maintenance Packs (Document ID 1554838.1)

Controlled Availability for HCM Common

The following is a list of Controlled Availability features that are being offered by our Controlled Availability Program.

NOTE: These features are not generally available for all customers at this time. These are only available through the Controlled Availability Program and will require approval to become a part of the features program. To be a part of these programs you will be required to participate in testing and providing feedback. Some programs may require other participation as well.

Not to worry if you don't have to time to be a part of these early stage programs. You can uptake this feature when it is generally available for all customers. When these features are available for all customers you will see the features under their product headings as usual.

We invite you all to browse through the list of features to see if there are any features you are interested in implementing in advance of the features scheduled release. The table below will provide information on signing up for features. Please sign up soon, as these programs have limited availability and some are designed for specific types of customers.

The table below gives you a brief description of the features available and how to sign up. Some features are bigger than others, so for more information there may be a What's New describing the feature in more detail below this table.

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and ideas as you participate the Controlled Availability programs!

Product Feature Name Feature Description Type of Customer Needed to Test How to Sign Up Controlled Availability Release Is the Program Still Open?

Across All HCM Products

Oracle Search for HCM

Oracle Search is a dedicated search engine available in your Human Capital Management Cloud environments.

It is based on Oracle Search Person Index Updates (feature below), a dedicated search platform for Oracle Cloud.

Is dependent on Oracle Search-Based Global Search above or Connections that can be found in the 21A Global HR What's New under Controlled Availability Features.

Customers cannot request Oracle Search as a standalone feature. It has to be requested as via specific Oracle Search-dependent feature like Connections (In 21A Global HR What's New Under Controlled Availability Features or Oracle Search-based Global Search (In the 21A HCM Common What's New under Controlled Availability Features:

  • Fusion Global HR: How to Apply for Connections Under Controlled Availability (Doc ID 2743183.1)
  • Fusion Global HR: How to Apply for Oracle Search-Based Global Search Under Controlled Availability (Doc ID 2743208.1)

Revised 21A - 22A

Open

Across All HCM Products

Oracle Search Person Index Updates

Oracle Search person index is optimized for better performance. This feature is needed for the Oracle Search-dependent features, see Oracle Search for HCM above.

Controlled availability customers using HCM Oracle Search features (Connections, Oracle Search-based Global Search, Succession Organization Chart) are required to rebuild the index.

Use of HCM Oracle Search features (Connections, Oracle Search-based Global Search, Succession Organization Chart).

Only customers using Oracle Search features (Connections, Oracle Search-based Global Search, Succession Organization Chart).

21C - 22A Open

Recruiting

Recruiting

Deactivate Countries in Geography Hierarchy Structure

As an administrator, you can deactivate countries in the geography hierarchy structure to prevent those countries from being available throughout Recruiting. Deactivating countries from the geography hierarchy structure prevents these countries from being used in geography hierarchies, but also removes these countries from areas defining available geographies based on the geography hierarchy structure directly.

On the Geography Hierarchy Structure page, when you click on a country to see its geography hierarchy structure, you can select the Inactive status. When a country is deactivated, you can activate it again to add it back to the geography structure. Changes you make to the countries of a geography hierarchy structure don’t impact the currently active geography hierarchy; inactive countries remain available in the current geography hierarchy. However, you won't be able to activate a new geography hierarchy which contains inactive countries.

Inactivate a Country in a Geography Hierarchy Structure

Inactive Country on the Geography Hierarchy Structure Page

This feature provides more control regarding which countries are available to be selected by users and candidates, allowing to remove countries which aren't necessary.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

When you deactivate countries, you should activate a new geography hierarchy to avoid having inactive countries in the current geography hierarchy. Otherwise, there could be situations where candidates would experience inconsistent behaviors where they search for jobs using locations which will never return any results.

Key Resources

  • For details on geography hierarchy structures, refer to the chapter Geography Hierarchies in the Implementing Recruiting guide available on Oracle Help Center.

Public Skills Content Section

You can now add Skills Center as a subscriber to a skill content section, which makes the section a ‘Public Skills’ content section. Any skill that’s added or updated in a Public Skills content section reflects across various pages in the Recruiting application and career sites in these scenarios:

  • When a candidate adds or updates a public skill while applying for a job in external or internal career sites, the recruiter can view the updated skills in the Public Skills content section of the job application. Based on this new skill, the recruiter can also filter job applications from the Advanced Filters page, if you’ve enabled Oracle Search for job applications. The updated skill also appears in the Skills Center page after the candidate converts to an employee.
  • When a candidate becomes an employee and adds or updates a public skill in Skills Center, the skill appears in the content section of the candidate’s profile. The recruiter can also search for the candidate based on the new skill.
  • When a recruiter adds or updates a skill in the Public Skills content section of a candidate’s job application, and the candidate becomes an employee, the skill appears in the employee’s Skills Center page as well as in Connections.
  • When a recruiter adds or updates a skill in a Public Skills content section of a job requisition (which can be done in the details page of the requisition), it appears on the job details page in external and internal career sites as well as in the Agency portal. Please note that only the skill name appears in these three areas, but not other skill attributes such as comments or skill description.

NOTE: You can add Skills Center as a subscriber to only one skill content section, which means you can have only one Public Skills content section per candidate.  

Here’s how you configure a Public Skills content section: 

  1. Go to My Client Groups and click Profiles.
  2. On the Profiles page, click Profile Types.
  3. On the Profile Types page, click Person.
  4. On the Edit Profile Type: Person page, click Add Content Section.
  5. Select a template for the content section. You can use these templates:
  • Certification
  • Education
  • Language
  • Skill
  • Work History
  • Work Preferences (multiple sections isn't supported)
  1. On the Add Content Section page, enter a section name and a description.
  2. Select the Active option.
  3. In the Content Section Properties section, set the Skill Level field to Hide. You can decide which other attributes you want to display or hide as per your business needs.

NOTE: The Skill Level field in a skill content section is not supported in Recruiting. Enabling it is an invalid configuration and can’t be used in Candidate Experience job application flows. The configuration of rules using HCM Experience Design Studio overrides the administrative setup here in Profiles. When you configure the field visibility in HCM Experience Design Studio, it’s applied to all skill content sections. Therefore, if you configure a field such as Skill Level to be visible in HCM Experience Design Studio, it becomes an invalid configuration when the same field isn’t configured in a content section.

  1. Scroll down to the Subscriber section and select Recruiting and Skills Center to add them as subscribers to this content section.

Public Skills Content Section

  1. Click Save and Close.

Leverage this feature to add skills just once and have it consistently appear across relevant pages in Skills Center, Recruiting, and Connections.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

To ensure that a new skill added to a skill content section in a job requisition appears in the job details page as well as in external and internal career sites, create the skill content section in both the Job Profile Type configuration and Person Profile configuration pages. Then add Skills Center and Recruiting as subscribers to this content section, as described earlier.

While job requisitions can show multiple skill content sections in a Job Profile Type configuration, it's strongly recommended to use a single skill content section in the Job Profile Type configuration so that a single skill content section is displayed in requisitions. Also, if you use the Skills Center product, it should subscribe to this single skill content section in a Job Profile Type configuration. This will help simplify the uptake of future improvements to skills support related to requisitions.

These configurations are recommended and supported:

Use Skills Center?

Is a Public Skill content section set up?

Are other skill content sections set up?

Configuration Description 

Recommendation

No No Yes

You don't have a Public Skills content section set up in Person Profile, but you have other skill content sections set up.

You want to add Recruiting as a subscriber to one or more of these content sections.

Since you don’t use Skills Center, you can add Recruiting as a subscriber to one or more skill content sections.

Yes Yes No

You have only one Public Skills content section set up in Person Profile.

You want to add both Skills Center and Recruiting as subscribers to the Public Skills content section. 

This configuration is recommended and supported.

Yes Yes Yes

You have a Public Skills content section set up in Person Profile. You also have other skill content sections set up.

You want to add Skills Center as a subscriber to the Public Skills content section.

You want to add Recruiting as a subscriber to the Public Skills content section as well as to the other skill content sections.

This configuration is not recommended.

Yes Yes Yes

You have a Public Skills content section set up in Person Profile. You also have other skill content sections set up.

You want to add Skills Center as a subscriber to the Public Skills content section.

You want to add Recruiting as a subscriber to the other skill content sections, but not to the Public Skills content section.

This configuration is not recommended and not supported.

Key Resources

  • For more details on content sections, refer to the topic, Collect Candidate Data Using Multiple Content Sections, in the Job Application Flows chapter of the Implementing Recruiting guide in Oracle Help Center.

Candidate Experience

Career Site Customization Enhancements

Create custom search results pages for your career sites using the custom content framework editor. To start, new search pages open using the default layout. You can add new elements, or rearrange sections using drag and drop.

Custom Content Framework Editor

Move your cursor over each section to display new actions and drop-down lists.

Custom Content Framework Editor

You can remove standard elements, such as the search bar, from one section and move them to other sections.

You can also create multiple splash pages and search results pages and switch between them using the activation switch.

Activation Switch

Only one page type can be active at any time. A warning message displays if you try to activate another page of the same type.

Warning Message

The Pages tab is now filterable by custom page type, splash, search results, and custom page with each type being color-coded for easy navigation.

Page Tab Filters

Search results pages can contain custom content and the search bar, filters, and search results are configurable to support the creation of a more engaging candidate experience.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

  • The career site needs to be using the Minimal template to use configurable search results pages.
  • Search elements can be removed, but not duplicated.

Configurable Location Search

Allow administrators to decide which location search modes are available for candidates on external career sites. Prior to Update 22B, candidates could only choose from the worldwide geography. Now, as an alternative, you have the option of allowing them to search by recruiting location. In addition, you can disable the My Location Search and Postal Code Search settings on particular candidate experience sites.

When you enable the ability to search for jobs by recruiting locations, and disable other location search modes, candidates can search for jobs in locations where jobs may be potentially posted. 

Steps to Enable

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, go to:
  • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
  • Functional Area: Candidate Experience
  • Task: Career Sites Configuration
  1. Edit a Career Site.
  2. On the General tab, scroll to the bottom of the page to see the new Location Search section.

Location Search Settings

  1. Select a default location search mode from the drop-down list. You can select either:
  • All locations - If selected external candidates will be able to search jobs by any location. This is the default selection. The behavior of Search is the same as it was prior to this release.
  • Recruiting locations -  If selected external candidates will be able to search jobs by recruiting locations.
  1. Select the Enable postal code search check box if you want to allow candidates to search for jobs by postal code.
  2. Select the Enable my location search check box if you want to allow candidates to search for jobs by candidate browser location.

Key Resources

  • See this enhancement for Update 22B called Search for Jobs Using Recruiting Locations under Candidate Experience for additional information.

Modern Career Site Template Phase Out

Take notice that the Modern template to create career sites is being phased out starting in 22B.

  • You can no longer use the Modern template for any of the newly created sites.
  • The Modern template will be in maintenance mode for four releases (22B through 23A). During that time, you can continue to use the Modern template if your site is already using it, but it may not support all the new features.
  • You will need to use the new framework (based on Minimal design template) before release 23B to ensure no disruptions to the functioning of your career site.

As an ongoing commitment to deliver a modern, engaging experience to candidates, the career site framework site has been enriched with additional configuration possibilities. This will allow you to configure different layouts, including one matching Modern template look and feel.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

  • For details on how to configure new layouts for the career site pages, refer to this Update 22B What's New topic called Career Site Customization Enhancements under Candidate Experience.

Search for Jobs Using Recruiting Locations

Allow external candidates to search for jobs on external career sites using the recruiting locations set up in the Geography Hierarchies task. Candidates will be able to select location from a drop-down list. If they start typing, the list will narrow down to only show locations matching their input. Radius can be added for city-level locations. Recruiting location search is an alternative to the All locations search, which allows candidates to search for jobs in any location. All locations search continues to be the default setting, but it can be changed in the General tab of a site editor.

Recruiting Locations

This enhancement lets candidates search for jobs only in locations where jobs can be potentially be posted.

Steps to Enable

See the Update 22B enhancement called Configurable Location Search under Candidate Experience for additional information and setup.

Tips And Considerations

This feature is only available for career sites using the Minimal template.

Third Party Links in Candidate Self-Service Pages

You can now display additional links in candidate self-service pages to help external candidates complete assessments and background checks for multiple partners, or complete a tax credit assessment for a single partner. 

The links appear on the candidate self-service page if a candidate has pending background checks, assessments, or a tax credit assessment after completing a job application. They also appear when a candidate selection process triggers any of these tasks.

These prerequisites are necessary for the links to appear:

  • You must enable the display of links for a partner in the Setup and Maintenance work area, and add the partner to a job requisition.
  • The status of the background check for a partner and package in the job application should show as Candidate Input Required. The status for assessment and tax credit packages should show as Requested, Initiated, Started, or In Progress.

NOTE: Make sure the partner supports this feature before you enable it.

This feature provides a single place for external candidates to view pending requests across all partner categories.

Steps to Enable

Here’s how you enable the display of links for a partner:

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, go to:
  • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
  • Functional Area: Recruiting and Candidate Experience Management
  • Task: Recruiting Category Enablement
  1. On the Partner Enablement page, go to either the Background Check, Assessment, or Tax Credit section.
  2. Click the Edit icon next to a partner.
  3. Select the Display Links in Candidate Self Service for Process Triggers check box. By default, this option is disabled.

Display Multiple Links for Background Checks

  1. Click Save and Close.

Key Resources

  • For more details, refer to the chapter Third Party Integration in the Implementing Recruiting guide in the Oracle Help Center.

Candidates and Candidate Job Applications

Add Comments When Moving Job Applications

As a Recruiting user, you can provide comments when you move one or several job applications to a different phase or state of the candidate selection process. Comments you provide appear in the Progress tab of the job application, in both the Current Progress and Progress History views.

Comment Field on the Move Candidate Page

When comments are displayed in the Progress tab, longer comments are truncated. You can click the arrow to expand the text area and see the full comment. 

Long Comment Truncated

Long Comment Displayed Using the Expand Arrow

This feature improves communication between users involved in the selection process.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Candidate Labels in Prospects and Job Applications

You can tag, view, and filter prospect candidates and job applications using predefined labels.

If your administrator enabled and configured the Job Application Grid View feature and the Labels feature that were introduced in the previous release, you can now display candidate labels in job application grid views. You can add the Labels field to a column by itself. The Labels field appear in the Candidate Info category.

NOTE: You need the Personalize Candidate Job Application Lists privilege to access the Manage Views page available in the View menu.

Adding the Labels Column to the Job Application Grid View

Job Application Grid View with the Labels Column

You can also filter a list of job applications using the Candidate Labels filter which is available in the advanced filters, in a new section called Candidate Details.

Candidate Labels Advanced Filter for Job Applications List

If prospect candidates were tagged with labels, the labels appear on the Prospects list, for each prospect. You can also use the Candidate Labels filter to filter prospects using specific labels.

Labels Added to a Prospect

Candidate Labels Filter for Prospects List

With this feature, you can apply candidate labels from prospect candidate and job application lists to facilitate searching for and finding those candidates quickly and easily.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

  • The Prospects list has been enhanced to show up to three candidate labels. If there are more than three labels, the first three appear on the list based on alphabetical order. The other ones can be viewed on the Details tab.
  • The Labels field can be added to grid views and also shows up to three candidate labels. If there are more than three labels, the first three appear on the grid view based on alphabetical order and a count of the additional labels will also appear. The full set of labels can be view on the Details tab.
  • Job application filters need to use Oracle Search to be able to search for labels. The Labels filter appears in the Advanced Search page.

Display of Answers in Multiple Choice Questions in Application Flows

When multiple choice questions are included in a questionnaire, responses are rendered as check boxes or as a list of values in external career site applications flows.

  • If the response type is configured as Check Multiple Choices, responses are rendered as check boxes.
  • If the response type is configured as Multiple Choices from List, responses are rendered as a list of values.

This enhancement will give you more flexibility in defining your candidate-facing questionnaires.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Job Application Computed Fields

Use fast formulas to calculate computed fields based on the data collected on job applications and display the computed fields in job application grid views.

In prior releases, the job application grid view feature was introduced so that you can configure views and fields that you want to see in the job application lists. Data in job applications lists is displayed in a columnar layout. In this release, you can define your own fields (computed fields) using fast formulas and configure them in the grid view.

Calculated Computed Fields in Job Applications List View

Based on your specific business processes surface the information that's important to your organization in job application grid views using fast formulas to calculate across a number of different job applications and candidate data points.

Steps to Enable

Here are the steps to configure job application computed fields:

Step 1: Create Fast Formulas of Type Recruiting Job Application Computed Field

You need to create fast formulas using the new fast formula type Recruiting Job Application Computed Field. When you create a fast formula:

  • You can use all the database items supported for fast formulas of type Recruiting Candidate Selection Process. For a complete list of database items, refer to the spreadsheet Database Items for Oracle Recruiting Cloud Fast Formulas (MOS ID 2723251.1) on My Oracle Support.
  • You need to store the returned values of the fast formula in CONDITION_MESSAGE.
  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, use the Fast Formulas task.
  2. On the Fast Formulas page, select Create in the Actions menu.
  3. On the Create Fast Formula page, enter a name for the formula. For the Type field, select Recruiting Job Application Computed Field. Complete the other fields as needed.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Enter formula details in the Formula Text section.
  6. Click Compile.
  7. Click Save.

Example of Fast Formula Storing Gender Value

Step 2: Create Extensible Flexfields (EFFs) to Store Values

Extensible flexfields (EFFs) are used for storing computed field values.

When you create a context for the EFF:

  • Set the Behavior field to Single Row.
  • It’s recommended to set the context usage to Usage code for candidate application.

When you create a context sensitive segment for the EFF:

  • Set the Data Type field to Character (VARCHAR2).
  • Set the Value Set field to a minimum of 5 characters and a maximum of 150 characters. This is the maximum number of characters that can be displayed in an EFF column in the job application grid view.
  • In the Display Properties section, select Read-only so that recruiting users can’t edit computed fields in the job application’s Extra Info tab.
  • It's not recommended to have any validation on flexfield segments.
  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, search for the task Manage Extensible Flexfields.
  2. On the Manage Extensible Flexfields page, search for the name Person EIT Information.
  3. In the Search Results section, click the Edit icon.
  4. On the Edit Extensible Flexfield: Person EIT Information page, click the Manage Contexts button.
  5. On the Manage Contexts page, click the Create icon in the Search Results section.
  6. On the Create Context page, configure the context.
    • Enter values for Display Name, Code, API Name, Behavior. You need to set the behavior to Single Row.
    • On the Context Usages tab, click the Create icon to define the usage of the context. It’s recommended to select Usage Code for Candidate Application to display the information to recruiters in job applications.
  7. Click Save.
  8. In the Context Sensitive Segments section, click the Create icon to add attributes to the context. For the Data Type field, you need to select Character. For the Value Set field, the maximum is 150 characters. In the Display Properties section, you need to select Read-only.
  9. Click Save and Close.
  10. On the Edit Context page, click Save and Close.
  11. On the Manage Context page, click Save and Close.

Step 3: Configure Computed Fields

You need to configure computed fields by mapping the Recruiting Job Application Computed Field fast formula to the EFFs you created. Only the mapped fields are calculated. You complete this step on the new Job Application Computed Fields Configuration page.

NOTE: Changes in the fast formula or to the mapping between the fast formula and the EFF will affect only new computations, it won't affect the already calculated values.

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, go to:
  • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
  • Functional Area: Candidate Job Applications
  • Task: Job Application Computed Fields Configuration
  1. On the Job Application Computed Fields Configuration page, select the flexfield context you created. Only single-row contexts for job applications are displayed in the Flexfield Context field.
  2. Map the fast formula to the flexfield segment.
  3. Click Save and Close.

Configuration of Computed Fields

Step 4: Calculate Computed Fields

You can add the new action Calculate Computed Fields to a candidate selection process if you want the calculation of computed fields in job application grid views to be done automatically when candidates reach the phase and state of the selection process where the action is added. The new Calculate Computed Fields action is available when entering a phase, leaving a phase, and for specific states within a phase.

The new Calculate Computed Fields action is asynchronous and the scheduled process Perform Recruiting Candidate Selection Process Actions must be run for the calculation to be done. When the process is completed, the calculated values appear on the job applications list.

Recruiting users with the Manage Candidate job Application Lists privilege can manually calculate computed fields by using the new action Calculate Computed Fields available on the job applications list and within job applications. When they use the Calculate Computed Fields action from the job application list, they can select up to 10 job applications for the action to be performed in real time. If they select more than 10 job applications, the action will be processed in the background and they'll be notified when the action is completed.

Calculate Computed Fields Action

Step 5: Display Computed Fields in Job Application Grid Views

Recruiting users with the Personalize Candidate Job Application Lists privilege can access the Manage Views page available in the View menu and configure their view to display computed fields in job application grid views.

Configuration of Computed Fields View

If the grid view isn't configured to display computed fields, recruiting users can access the values on the Extra Info tab of the job application.

Calculated Computed Fields in the Job Application's Extra Info Tab

Key Resources

  • For a complete list of database items that you can use to create fast formulas, refer to the spreadsheet Database Items for Oracle Recruiting Cloud Fast Formulas (MOS ID 2723251.1) on My Oracle Support.

Multilingual Support for Candidate Labels

As an administrator, when you define candidate labels, you can now translate the labels in multiple supported languages. You can use the Translation Editor tool, represented by the earth logo, to translate the labels.

Candidate Labels Translation

With this enhancement, you can use labels in all supported languages. 

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

  • For details, refer to the topic Create Labels to Tag Candidates in the Implementing Recruiting guide available on Oracle Help Center.

Candidate Interviews

Candidate Time Zones in Interview Scheduling

Take note of the improvements to the candidate's interview scheduling experience. Candidate notifications and interview scheduling user interfaces (UIs) now reflect the candidate's time zone to ensure the candidate and interview coordinators are scheduling interviews at the appropriate times.

This enhancement removes any confusion around time zones when scheduling and managing interviews with candidates. When possible, the candidate's time zone is captured and displayed on the scheduling pages. Users creating and managing interviews can define which time zone to be used. When viewing interview details in read-only areas, the time is converted to the viewing user's time zone. 

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

  • The candidate's time zone is displayed in the Preferences section on the candidate details tab.

NOTE: The Preferences section isn't displayed on the job application details tab.

  • When scheduling an interview on behalf of a candidate, their time zone is displayed next to the start and end date and time fields and the time picker is defaulted to the candidate's time zone.
  • After scheduling an interview, or when viewing a schedule time slot, the Recruiting user will see the time and time zone based on their regional preference setting in HCM.
  • External candidates that existed in the system prior to this release will have no value set for their preferred time zone, but their time zone will be updated if they update their profile or apply to another job.

NOTE: If the candidate doesn't have a preferred time zone defined, notifications will use the interview organizer's time zone preference.

  • For internal candidates, the time zone defined in their regional preference defined in HCM is used in Recruiting.

Updated Interview Calendar Event Contents

You can provide more complete interview location information to interviewers and candidates in the .ics and Office 365 calendar attachments. Calendar attachments now contain all of the location fields to ensure participants have the interview location information they need. The .ics attachment subject text has also been updated to include the candidate's name.

With these enhancements, interviewers and candidates will have all of the necessary interview location information within their calendar so there's no confusion when joining or attending interviews. 

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Job Requisitions

Banners for Job Requisition Approval

You can track how job requisitions are moving through the approval process by viewing banners displayed on the Overview and Details tabs of job requisitions. Job requisition initiators and approvers can also click links on these banners to get more details such as viewing the whole requisition or seeing who is the next approver in line, and to take actions on the requisition such as approving or rejecting the requisition or requesting more information.

Banners and associated functionality vary depending on the user type:

  • Initiator: The user who submitted the requisition for approval.
  • Approver: The user being asked to approve the requisition.
  • Observer: The user who can access the requisition, but isn’t the initiator or an approver.

Banners are displayed when:

  • A job requisition is submitted for approval. 
  • A job requisition approval is underway. 
  • An approver requested more info about the job requisition.
  • An approver needs to approve or reject a job requisition.
  • The initiator needs to provide more info about the job requisition. 

Banner for Job Requisition Approval in Progress

With this feature, users know where their job requisitions stand in the approval cycle.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Edit Locations of a Job Requisition with Job Applications

You can modify the primary location and the other locations of job requisitions which can no longer be redrafted because they have job applications, prospects, or linked requisitions. For example, you may want to modify posting locations to reach out to candidates in more locations, or maybe you forgot to include a location or included an incorrect one.

Edit the Primary Location and Other Locations of a Job Requisition

If you were granted the proper privileges, you can:

  • Add posting locations
  • Remove posting locations
  • Change existing posting locations

NOTE: Changing the posting locations of a job requisition won’t update other requisition values that are contextualized such as the candidate selection process or prescreening questions. These values may not be aligned with the new posting locations.

This feature is useful to make minor adjustments to the locations selected for a job requisition, to correct any errors made in the initial selection, or to add more locations to broaden the reach of a requisition.

Steps to Enable

Make the feature accessible by assigning or updating privileges and/or job roles. Details are provided in the Role section below.

Tips And Considerations

All operations that consider the locations of a job requisition will immediately consider the latest posting locations of the requisition. For example, the requisition will be posted or unposted from contextualized career sites based on the latest posting locations.

Changing the locations of a posted job requisition may cause a temporary mismatch of information until the Maintain Candidates and Job Requisitions for Search scheduled process is run to update the search index. Everything relying on the index will be outdated until the process is run. For example, a candidate looking at jobs on a career site might notice a mismatch between the locations displayed in the job details of a job and the location facets for which this job is returned.

Role Information

A new privilege is available: Update Job Requisition Posting Locations. By default, this privilege is granted to the Recruiting Manager role.

To update a job requisition's primary location and other locations when the requisition can't be redrafted, users must have the new privilege and also the existing privilege Update Job Requisition.

Privilege Name Privilege Code Job Role

Update Job Requisition Posting Locations

IRC_UPDATE_JOB_REQUISITION_POSTING_LOCATIONS

Recruiting Manager

Enhanced Job Requisition Security Profile

As a security administrator, you can define job requisition security at the Area of Responsibility (AOR) level for each of the five dimensions of job family, job function, location, organization, and recruiting type. Using this enhancement, you can now select one or more of these dimensions for a specific Responsibility Type such as Recruiting, Payroll Representative, Hiring Representative, and so on. You can also apply these dimensions to any custom responsibility type.

You can also define job requisition security at a team member level, for individual roles such as recruiters, hiring managers, collaborators, or any custom collaborator role. You can also choose whether a data role (to which the job requisition security is applied) can access their subordinates’ requisitions.

Define a Job Requisition Security Profile

You can now define the job requisition security profile from the HR admin page under My Client Groups > Workforce Structures > Job Requisition Security Profiles.

In addition, you can now also define separate permissions for viewing, updating, and deleting job requisitions for different data roles. You can do this by using separate aggregate privileges for each data role:

  • ORA_IRC_VIEW_JOB_REQUISITION
  • ORA_IRC_UPDATE_JOB_REQUISITION
  • ORA_IRC_DELETE_JOB_REQUISITION

For example, if you define a data role with view only permissions, the requisition security profile will define which requisitions the user with that data role can view, but not update or delete. This allows you to assign specific privileges to each team member role. 

To take advantage of these enhancements, you must enable the profile option, ORA_IRC_REQUISITION_UPDATE_DATA_SECURITY_ENABLED, which enables data security for updating and deleting job requisitions. By default, this option is disabled. If you don’t enable it, the subordinate view and team member view remains as before. Updating and deleting job requisitions also remain functional privileges, applying to all requisitions that the user can view.

NOTE: When you enable this option, users who don’t have a data role, and therefore no requisition security profile, will no longer view their job requisitions or those of their subordinates, if any. Therefore, all users who need to view their requisitions or those of their subordinates will need appropriate data roles before you enable this option. The same applies for updating and deleting job requisitions, based on the aggregate privileges and the associated data role. Therefore, enable this option only if you need to remove access based on role, remove access to subordinate job requisitions, or if you have a need to limit who can update or delete visible job requisitions.

Here’s the sequence of steps to assign the necessary security and access privileges to a user and take advantage of this feature:

  1. Create a new job role. 
  2. Associate the role with the required aggregate security privilege for viewing, updating, or deleting a job requisition.

Assign Privileges to the Job Role

  1. Create a new data role, and associate the data role with the job role you created. 
  2. Create a new job requisition security profile for the responsibility type and team member roles that you choose. 
  3. Assign the newly created job requisition security profile to the data role.

Associate the Data Role with the Job Requisition Security Profile 

  1. Assign the data role to a user.
  2. Enable the profile option, ORA_IRC_REQUISITION_UPDATE_DATA_SECURITY_ENABLED.

Enable the Profile Option

Once you assign the data role to a user, they can then access job requisitions based on the aggregate privileges defined in the data role and if the user matches the criteria defined in the job requisition security profile.

This feature provides more flexibility and granularity in securing access to job requisitions and allows you to determine who can update job requisitions, even if they're able to view them.

Steps to Enable

Defining a Job Requisition Security Profile

This example shows how to define a security profile for the Recruiting AOR and the roles of Recruiters and All Collaborators. 

  1. Go to My Client Groups > Workforce Structures > Job Requisition Security Profiles
  2. Click Create.
  3. Select the Secure by Area of Responsibility check box. 
  4. Select Recruiting from the Responsibility Type list. 
  5. Select the checkboxes corresponding to the dimensions as per your business needs. For example, Secure by Job Family and Secure by Location
  6. Select the Secure by Hiring Team Member Type check box. 
  7. To allow only recruiters and collaborators to have access to the requisitions, click the Add Row icon and select the Recruiter option. Repeat this step to select All Collaborators from the list. 
  8. Select the Access Your Subordinate’s Requisitions check box. This will enable both recruiters and collaborators to access their subordinate’s requisitions. 
  9. Click Save and Close.

Enabling the Profile Option 

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, search for the task Manage Administrator Profile Values.
  2. On the Manage Administrator Profile Values page, search for the profile option ORA_IRC_REQUISITION_UPDATE_DATA_SECURITY_ENABLED. The display name is Requisition Update Data Security Enabled.
  3. Update the profile value to Y.
  4. Click Save and Close.

Tips And Considerations

Before enabling the ORA_IRC_REQUISITION_UPDATE_DATA_SECURITY_ENABLED profile option, all users should have appropriate data roles or abstract roles with data security defined, as there is no longer hard-coded data access.

Key Resources

For more information on security profiles, data roles, or job roles, refer to the following resources in Oracle Help Center

  • The Job Security Requisition Details topic in the Recruiting Security chapter of the Implementing Recruiting guide 
  • Securing HCM guide

Job Offers

Autocomplete Rules - When and Why Section for Job Offers

You can author autocomplete rules for the fields in the When and Why section of Offer business object for the create offer, edit offer, and copy offer actions. 

Here's a list of fields in the When and Why section and supported rule type in Autocomplete.

Field name Object defaulting for action Create Offer

Object validation for action Create Offer, Edit Offer, or Copy Offer

Field modification for action Edit Offer

Proposed Worker Type

Yes

Yes

Yes

Proposed Start Date

Yes

Yes

Yes

Proposed Legal Employer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Proposed Action

No

Yes

Yes

Using autocomplete rules for creating, editing, or copying offers simplifies the offer creation process and helps in enhancing overall improvement across recruiting process.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

When you write autocomplete rules for offers, use hcmParam EMP_Groovy_OfferMode to conditionally include or exclude specific part of the rule. The hcmParam EMP_Groovy_OfferMode returns the values based on the action being performed.

Refer to the following table for the list of actions and the returned value. 

Offer Action

EMP_Groovy_OfferMode

Create Offer CreateOffer
Edit Offer EditOffer
Copy Offer DuplicateOffer

Key Resources

  • For more information about autocomplete rules in the When and Why section for job offers, refer to the Update 22B Oracle Human Resources What's New feature: Autocomplete Support for When and Why Business Object When Creating or Editing a Job Offer.
  • For details on autocomplete rules, refer to the guide Configuring and Extending HCM Using Autocomplete Rules available on the Oracle Help Center.

Comments and Attachments About Job Offers

A section called Comments and Attachments is now available in the job application’s Offer tab so that Offer Team members can provide free-text comments and add attachments while drafting or editing job offers. These are visible to internal users and approvers, but not to candidates.

Comments and Attachments Section in the Offer

The Offer Letter also has a new section called Candidate-facing Documents where you can add any offer attachments to be displayed to candidates.

Candidate-facing Documents Section in the Offer Letter

With this feature, Offer Team members can provide a large amount of text about the offer and add attachments.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Tips And Considerations

The Comment field used in the initiate offer flow when a hiring manager wants to provide instructions to the recruiter who will complete the offer has been renamed Notes to avoid confusion with the new Offer Comments field.

Prevent Redrafting Completed Offers

You can prevent old completed job offers from being redrafted and from participating in other processes across the suite.

Two new settings are available in the Setup and Maintenance work area:

  • After Reaching the Final Successful State (HR – Processed): Use this setting to indicate how many days is appropriate to allow recruiting users to redraft job offers that have reached the final status HR – Processed. Default value is 90 days.
  • After Reaching Any Final Unsuccessful State (Rejected by Employer or Withdrawn by Candidate) in the Offer Phase or Any Later Phase: Use this setting to indicate how many days is appropriate to allow recruiting users to redraft job offers that have reached the inactive states Rejected by Employer or Withdrawn by Candidate. Default value is 90 days.

This feature allows you to redraft job offers for a specific amount of time. 

Steps to Enable

To configure the new settings:

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance work area, go to:
    • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
    • Functional Area: Recruiting and Candidate Experience Management
    • Task: Enterprise Recruiting and Candidate Experience Information
  2. In the Prevent Redrafting Offers section, configure the settings by indicating the number of days in the field. Don’t leave the field blank as this would mean that there is no end date for offers.

Tips And Considerations

The Perform Recruiting Candidate Selection Process Offer Actions scheduled process (previously called Complete the Candidate Move to HR) must be scheduled every 15 minutes.

Use of Terminate Offer Work Relationship Action Code for Job Offers

You can take advantage of the action code Terminate Offer Work Relationship (ORA_PER_EMPL_TERMINATE_OFFER) assigned for terminated offers to exclude offer terminations when configuring your journey and checklist templates for termination.

With this enhancement, journeys and checklists can be configured to exclude tasks for offers with terminated work relationship.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Agency Hiring

Agency Support for Role Category and User Name

Select a role category when creating agents instead of using the default category.

Defining a user name pattern such as lastname.firstname supports single sign-on (SSO) and consistency across users and agents.

Steps to Enable

As a security admin or implementer:

  1. Open the security console.
  2. Create a new User Category to be used by agents.
  3. Define the User Name Generation pattern you want to use.
  4. Create a role for the agent.

As an admin or implementer:

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance area go to:
  • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
  • Functional Area: Recruiting and Candidate Experience Management
  • Task: Enterprise Recruiting and Candidate Experience Information

Agent User Category and Role

  1. Select an Agent User Category.
  2. Select an Agent Role.

As a recruiter:

  1. In the Setup and Maintenance area go to:
  • Offering: Recruiting and Candidate Experience
  • Functional Area: Source Candidates
  • Task: Recruiting Agencies
  1. Add an agent and complete the fields on the page.

When you view the agent's basic profile, you'll notice that the username for the agent uses the pattern you selected and is read-only.

Automated Hiring Team and Agent Notifications

You can send notifications automatically to members of the job requisition and job offer hiring teams as well as to recruiting agents as job applications are moved through the candidate selection process. When notifications are sent to members of the hiring team, they appear in the Interactions tab of job applications.

Automated Hiring Team Notification Displayed in the Job Application's Interactions Tab

With this feature, members of the hiring team and recruiting agents are kept informed as candidates are progressed through the candidate selection process to ensure the necessary actions are taking place and everyone is up to date with the status of the job application.

Steps to Enable

New notifications are available in the Recruiting Content Library. You can personalize them as needed:

  • Automated Hiring Team Notification
  • Automated Agent Notification

When you configure a candidate selection process, you can use the Send Notification action to automatically send notifications to members of the job requisition and job offer hiring teams as well as to recruiting agents as job applications are moved through the candidate selection process. You can use the Send Notification action when a job application enters or exits a phase or is moved to a specific state within a phase. For recruiting agent notifications, you can set a delay so that the notification is sent at a specified time after the job application has been moved.

Configuration of the Send Notification Action in a Candidate Selection Process

Tips And Considerations

Notifications sent to recruiting agents are not yet logged in the job application's Interactions tab.

HCM Extracts

Extract Large Objects Using HCM Extracts

You can now extract Character Large Object (CLOB) data from large objects such as Requisition, Requisition Template, and Offers using the new Large Object Extract definition type provided by HCM Extracts.

These user entities are now supported as part of the new definition type:

  • Extract Job Offer - Large Object (IRC_JOB_OFFER_LRG_OBJ_UE)
  • Extract Job Requisition - Large Object (IRC_JOB_REQUISITION_LRG_OBJ_UE)
  • Extract Job Requisition Template - Large Object (IRC_JOB_REQUISITION_TEMPL_LRG_OBJ_UE)

NOTE: These user entities have only CLOB data. Therefore, they can’t be combined with other user entities in the same extract definition.

Using this feature, you can now easily extract CLOB data from large objects.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

  • For more details on HCM Extracts, refer to the HCM Extracts guide in the Oracle Help Center.

HCM Data Loader

Create Agents for an Existing Agency Using HCM Data Loader

You can use HCM Data Loader to create multiple agents for an existing agency. You can also do these:

  • Update agents

  • Activate or inactivate agents

  • Delete location or job family from an agent

  • Soft delete agents

NOTE: When you create an agent, you need to provide at least one location. You can’t delete all the locations from an agent. It needs to have at least one location.

This feature provides an alternative option to add multiple agents, without having to do it individually from the user interface.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

  • For details on how to load data using HCM Data Loader, refer to the HCM Data Loader guide in the Oracle Help Center.

Transactional Business Intelligence for Recruiting

Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence is a real time, self-service reporting solution offered to all Oracle Cloud application users to create ad hoc reports and analyze them for daily decision-making.  Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence provides human resources managers and specialists, business executives, and line managers the critical workforce information to analyze workforce costs, staffing, compensation, performance management, talent management, succession planning, and employee benefits.

Don’t want to start from scratch building a report or analytics? Check out the library of sample reports for all products on Customer Connect on the Report Sharing Center.

Additional Candidate Preferences in Reporting

You can create reports using these new fields that were added to the Recruiting Real Time subject area, in the Candidate Preferences dimension:

  • Preferred Organization Name
  • Preferred Job Name
  • Favored Job Requisition Number
  • Favored Job Requisition Title

The same fields were added to the Recruiting - Opportunity Marketplace Real Time subject area, in the Seeker Preferences dimension.

With this enhancement, you can report on all candidate preferences.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Additional Offer Fields in Job Offer Dimension

You can create detailed offer reports using these new offer fields available in the Recruiting Real Time subject area.

Basic Information:

  • Bypass Offer Lifecycle Indicator
  • Offer Letter Template Name
  • Offer Letter Template ID
  • Offer Merged Indicator
  • Parent Offer ID
  • Parent Offer Name
  • Post Processing Status Name
  • Start Date Changed Indicator
  • Offer Created from a Copy
  • Object Status
  • Initial Draft Offer Date

With these new values, you will have more details in offer reports, such as the source of the offer, if the offer was created from a copy, if the lifecycle was bypassed.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Multiple Offer Support in Recruiting Subject Areas

With the introduction of the feature allowing to merge candidate duplicates after a job offer, there might be duplicate offers on some job applications after deleting and recreating a new job offer. You can now use the new Object Status field in the Job Offer - Basic info to keep only active offers in your reports and not have the original deleted offers.

Also, a new metric Number of Active Job Offer is available in the Facts - Job Offer folder.

With this enhancement, you can better report on the number of offers by removing duplicate offers from merged candidates.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Candidate Profile Information Added to the Recruiting Events Subject Area

You can create reports using candidate or job application profile values directly from the Recruiting - Recruiting Events Real Time subject area without having to join the Recruiting - Recruiting Real Time subject area.

These dimensions have been added to the Recruiting - Recruiting Events Real Time subject area:

Candidate

  • Certification
  • Degree
  • Previous Employment
  • Work Requirements
  • Languages

Job Application

  • Certification
  • Degree
  • Previous Employment
  • Work Requirements
  • Languages

With this enhancement, you no longer need to join two subject areas when including profile content into a report created from the Recruiting Events Real Time subject area. Building reports is easier and quicker, and reports run faster.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

IMPORTANT Actions and Considerations for Recruiting

REPLACED OR REMOVED FEATURES

From time to time, Oracle replaces existing Cloud service features with new features or removes existing features. When a feature is replaced the older version may be removed immediately or at a future time. As a best practice, you should use the newer version of a replaced feature as soon as the newer version is available.

Product Removed Feature Target Removal Replacement Feature Replaced In Additional Information
  Nothing at this time.        

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RECRUITING PAGES IN TRANSACTION DESIGN STUDIO

Rename actions in Transaction Design Studio to personalize Recruiting pages. The prefix Recruiting was added to recruiting actions to easily identify and select the pages.

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KNOWN ISSUES / MAINTENANCE PACK SPREADSHEETS

Oracle publishes a Known Issues document for every Update to make customers are aware of potential problems they could run into and the document provides workarounds if they are available.

Oracle also publishes Maintenance Pack and Statutory Maintenance Pack documentation of bugs that are fixed in the monthly or statutory patching.

To review these documents you must have access to My Oracle Support:

Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Functional Known Issues and Maintenance Packs (Document ID 1554838.1)

Controlled Availability for Recruiting

The following is a list of Controlled Availability features that are being offered by our Controlled Availability Program.

NOTE: These features are not generally available for all customers at this time. These are only available through the Controlled Availability Program and will require approval to become a part of the features program. To be a part of these programs you will be required to participate in testing and providing feedback. Some programs may require other participation as well.

Not to worry if you don't have to time to be a part of these early stage programs. You can uptake this feature when it is generally available for all customers. When these features are available for all customers you will see the features under their product headings as usual.

We invite you all to browse through the list of features to see if there are any features you are interested in implementing in advance of the features scheduled release. The table below will provide information on signing up for features. Please sign up soon, as these programs have limited availability and some are designed for specific types of customers.

The table below gives you a brief description of the features available and how to sign up. Some features are bigger than others, so for more information there may be a What's New describing the feature in more detail below this table.

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and ideas as you participate the Controlled Availability programs!

Product

Feature Name

Feature Description

Type of Customer Needed to Test

How to Sign Up

Controlled Availability Release

Is the Program Still Open?

Recruiting

Job Application Filters on Oracle Search

Search the job application list with enhanced filtering capabilities like the new skills and languages filters using Oracle Search. Oracle Search is a dedicated search platform for Oracle Cloud that provides a faster search experience.

Customers must be: Live with HCM

Be on the Oracle Search Controlled Availability Program. See the Human Resources What's New for details.

You will need to log a Service Request (SR) in My Oracle Support to request to be part of this program and be approved. Please tag the SR with "OR-JAFilters"

21C Yes

Recruiting

Advanced Job Application List Filters

Perform more complex, targeted searches on the job application list with advanced filtering capabilities. Users can now select multiple job application questions/answers and skills to find the right candidates faster. Advanced filters requires uptake of job application filters on Oracle Search, a controlled availability feature in 21C.

Customers must be on the following Controlled Availability Programs:

  • Oracle Search
  • Job Application List Filters on Oracle Search (above)

You will need to log a Service Request (SR) in My Oracle Support to request to be part of this program and be approved. Please tag the SR with "OR-JAFilters"

21D Yes