Key tasks: Mass hire projects [AX 2012]

Updated: December 1, 2011

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

This topic provides key information about mass hire projects, which you can use to hire multiple people at the same time.

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About mass hire projects

  1. Click Human resources > Periodic > Recruitment > Mass hire projects.

  2. Enter a name for the mass hire project.

  3. Enter a description of the mass hire project.

  4. On the Project details FastTab, enter the starting and ending dates for the mass hire project.

  5. Select the worker who is responsible for the mass hire project.

  6. Click Open project to open the mass hire project, where you can add positions to the project.

  7. Click Yes to confirm the status change for the project.

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  1. Click Human resources > Periodic > Recruitment > Mass hire projects.

  2. Select the mass hire project to add positions to.

  3. On the Project positions FastTab, click Create positions.

  4. In the Create mass hire positions form, enter the number of workers and positions to create.

    For example, if you created the mass hire project to hire seven accountants, enter 7.

  5. In the Personnel field group, specify the starting value, interval, and format for the personnel numbers.

    This information is used to create personnel numbers for each worker record in the mass hire project. For example, suppose that you want to create personnel numbers with the following pattern: SW-0000, SW-0005, SW-00010. To do this, enter 0 for the starting value, enter 5 for the interval, and then enter SW-#### for the format.

    NoteNote

    If a number sequence code is specified for the personnel number reference in the Human resources shared parameters form in the Number sequence area, you cannot modify the information in these fields.

  6. In the Positions field group, specify the starting value, interval, and format for the position IDs.

    This information is used to create position IDs for each position record in the mass hire project. For example, suppose that you want to create position IDs with the following pattern: AC-0000, AC-0010, AC-00020. To do this, enter 0 for the starting value, enter 10 for the interval, and then enter AC-#### for the format.

    NoteNote

    If a number sequence code is specified for the position reference in the Human resources shared parameters form in the Number sequence area, you cannot modify the information in these fields.

  7. Select the type of worker record to create when you hire people to fill the positions.

  8. Select the job and department that is associated with the positions.

  9. Enter a description of the positions.

  10. Enter a full time equivalent value for the workers. The value 1 indicates full-time employment. Use a number between 0 and 1 to indicate part-time employment.

  11. Click OK.

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Before you can hire workers for mass hire positions, you must enter worker information for each position.

  1. Click Human resources > Periodic > Recruitment > Mass hire projects.

  2. Select the mass hire project to update.

  3. On the Project positions FastTab, select the mass hire position to add worker information to.

  4. Click Position details.

  5. Select the type of worker that the person will be. A person can be either an employee or a contractor.

  6. Enter the worker’s name.

  7. Enter the starting and ending dates for the worker if you know the dates. The default starting date is the same as the mass hire project starting date.

  8. Click Close.

  9. Repeat steps 3 through 8 for each mass hire position.

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When you use a mass hire project, position records and worker records are created for the new positions and for the hired people.

  1. Click Human resources > Periodic > Recruitment > Mass hire projects.

  2. Select the mass hire project to hire workers for.

  3. On the Project positions FastTab, select the mass hire positions to hire workers for.

  4. Click Hire.

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