With the release of PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) 45, a revamped and user-friendly Manage Absence Self-Service page has been introduced in the Absence Management module. This blog explores the exciting features and improvements brought by this update, enabling employees to conveniently view and submit absence requests while providing essential information such as absence balances and the holiday calendar.
Centralized Hub for Absence Management:
The updated Manage Absence Self-Service page serves as a centralized hub for all absence-related activities. Accessible through a dedicated tile on the home page, employees can effortlessly navigate to the page, streamlining the process of requesting and managing absences.
Fig 1.1 Manage Absences Tile on ESS Homepage
Fig 1.2 Creating a New Request
Fig 1.3 Creating Absence Request for Partial Days
Fig 1.4 Submitting Documents for Leave Request
Simplified Absence Requests:
The new interface offers a simplified approach to absence requests. Using the absence cards, employees can easily view their recently requested absences, allowing for quick reference and tracking. Moreover, the enhanced functionality enables employees to submit a new absence request directly from the Manage Absence Self-Service page, reducing the need for multiple clicks and enhancing user convenience.
Fig 1.5 Absence Cards – View Recent Absences Request
Fig 1.6 Viewing & Canceling the Request
Fig 1.7 View the Recent Requests – Filtering with Criteria
Fig 1.8 Quick References on Request Status
Fig 1.9 Quick References on Approver Information
Real-time Absence Balances:
One of the significant enhancements in PUM 45 is the provision of real-time absence balance information. Employees can now view their remaining leave balances directly on the Manage Absence Self-Service page, empowering them to make informed decisions when planning their time off. The dynamic display of absence balances eliminates the need for manual calculations and promotes transparency in absence management.
Fig 1.10 Viewing Absence Balances on Related Information
Integration with Holiday Calendar:
To further streamline absence management, the Manage Absence Self-Service page incorporates integration with the holiday calendar. This integration allows employees to refer to the calendar to determine the availability of holidays and plan their absences accordingly. The unified view of approved holidays and scheduled leave helps employees to better coordinate their time off, improving scheduling efficiency.
Driving Efficiency and Transparency:
The Manage Absence Self-Service page in PeopleSoft PUM 45 offers a host of improvements that enhance the absence management experience for employees. By providing a centralized hub for absence-related activities, simplifying absence requests, displaying real-time absence balances, integrating with the holiday calendar, and prioritizing user experience, this update empowers employees to efficiently manage their time off requests.
Fig 1.12 Holiday Calendar on Related Information
Fig 1.13 Integration with Holiday Calendar
Simplifying Absence Management – Empowering Employees:
With the updated Manage Absence Self-Service page, organizations can streamline absence management processes, increase employee satisfaction, and facilitate better coordination of leave. By leveraging the enhanced features introduced in PUM 45, organizations can optimize their absence management practices and promote a healthy work-life balance within the workforce.
The Manage Absence Self-Service page in PeopleSoft PUM 45 revolutionizes the way employees interact with absence management, bringing efficiency, convenience, and transparency to the process.
Author: Nandhini Devi, Oracle PeopleSoft Consultant