Skill mapping profiles (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 18, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Human resources > Periodic > Skills > Skill mapping profiles.

Use this form to create a skill mapping profile that you can use to search for people—workers, applicants, or contacts—who have skills and qualifications that you specify.

Profiling allows a company to find and match people with qualifications that directly correspond to business needs. You can save and reuse skill mapping profiles.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Range

Specify age, department, ZIP/postal code, and seniority criteria to use in a skill mapping profile.

Certificates

Specify certification criteria for a skill mapping profile.

Skills

Specify skill requirement criteria for a skill mapping profile.

Education

Specify education requirement criteria for a skill mapping profile.

Button

Description

Execute

Run a skill mapping search using the selected skill mapping profile. The results of the search, which are the number of people found, are listed in the Infolog form. To view the list of people, return to the Skill mapping form, click Result and then select how to view the results.

Result

View the results of the skill mapping. Results can be viewed in the Result form, a report, or in a graphical format.

NoteNote

To view the results in a graphical format, you must have the Microsoft Office Web Components 2003 add-in installed.

Retrieve profile

Retrieve a profile for a person, job, course type, or a previously defined skill mapping.

Field

Description

Skill mapping

Enter a name for the skill mapping profile.

Description

Enter a description of the skill mapping profile.

Date

Enter the search criteria date. The skill mapping search results will only display people who have met the skill mapping criteria as of the date that you enter.

Worker

Select this option to include workers in the skill mapping results when you run a profile.

Applicant

Select this option to include applicants in the skill mapping results when you run a profile.

Contact

Select this option to include contact persons in the skill mapping results when you run a profile.

Type

Select the predefined range type to use to refine your search from the following options:

  • ZIP/postal code – Include only people who are located in a specific ZIP/postal code in the search results.

  • Seniority – Include only people who have a specific number of years of seniority in the search results.

    NoteNote

    This criterion is applicable only to current or former workers in the company or organization.

  • Department – Include only workers from a specific department in your company or organization in the search results.

  • Age – Include only people who are a specific age in the search results.

Range

Define the range for the criterion that you selected in the Type list.

Optional (Range tab)

Select this check box to make the Type and Range criteria optional.

Importance

Select the importance of the qualification to calculate points for optional criteria when you run skill mapping. This field is available only if you select the Optional check box.

Certificate type

Select the certificate that people included in the search results should have.

The information in this field is maintained in the following form:

 Certificate types (form).

Different from (Certificates tab)

Select this check box to exclude people who have the certificate that you specified in the Certificate type field from the search results.

Optional (Certificates tab)

Select this check box to make the selected row of certificate criteria optional.

Skill

Select the skill that people included in the search results should have.

Level

Select the minimum level of expertise that people included in the search results should have. If you enter 3 in this field, the search results will return people who have achieved this skill at a level 3 or higher.

Experience

Enter a number—usually the number of years—to define the amount of experience using the skill that a person should have. If you enter 3 in this field, the search results will return people who have three or more years of experience at or above the level that you selected in the Level field for the skill that you specified in the Skill field.

Different from (Skills tab)

Select this check box to exclude people who have the skill that you specified in the Skill field and who are at or above the level that you selected in the Level from the search results.

Optional (Skills tab)

Select this check box to make the selected row of skill criteria optional.

Education

Select the education discipline that people included in the search results should have.

The information in this field is maintained in the following form:

 Education disciplines (form).

Different from (Education tab)

Select this check box to exclude people who have a background in the education discipline that you specified in the Education field from the search results.

Optional (Education tab)

Select this check box to make the selected row of education criteria optional.


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