Human Resources Basics - Positions
As you work with Human resources, youâ€™ll decide how to structure your organization, using elements, such as departments, jobs, and positions. These are among the foundational elements that youâ€™ll configure in Human resources. Individual employees are assigned to positions which are associated with jobs.
Positions are an important element of the lower level of an organization hierarchy. A position is an individual instance of a job. For example, the position, â€śSales manager (East),â€ť is just one of the positions that is associated with the job, â€śSales manager.â€ť Positions exist in a department and are assigned to workers.
- You can view a history of position-related system changes in an easy-to-access list page.
- You can create reason codes that your users can select when they create or modify positions.
- You can create personnel action types and assign a number sequence to personnel actions.
- You can set up workflow so that position additions and changes can require approval.