Overview of Dynamics 365 for Talent October '18 release
The Dynamics 365 for Talent update for October ’18 includes applicant tracking system (ATS) capabilities, departmental onboarding support, and new benefits, workforce, and organization management capabilities. This latest release opens the door for Dynamics partners to extend Talent and bring additional capabilities to the Common Data Service for Apps. (These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. Delivery timelines and projected functionality may change or may not ship (see Microsoft policy.)
Streamlined, intelligent, and compliant recruiting
Dynamics 365 for Talent: Attract is winning over recruiters and streamlining their workflow by bringing together Dynamics, Office 365, Skype and LinkedIn in ways that no other provider has. Dynamics 365 for Talent consolidates sourcing, screening, scheduling, offer management, and onboarding activities into one modern and extensible suite.
Intelligent recruiting is now a reality. Attract uses Azure Machine Learning to highlight qualified candidates by comparing their profiles to your job requirements.
Hiring templates can be customized per job to enable global customers to account for regional hiring differences. Attract can also connect to market-leading electronic signature providers to capture digital signatures that are legally binding in nearly every country.
Create a personalized onboarding experience for every new hire
Dynamics 365 for Talent: Onboard enables organizations to leverage the experiences of their best managers. Easily drive onboarding consistency through improved templates and distribution options. Integrate department or team onboarding with administrative onboarding into a single modern experience. Measure reach and content effectiveness with Power BI reporting.
Workforce management that works for you
Core HR now provides an intuitive way for employees to submit and track their time off. Democratization of time logging enables more accurate schedules, helping managers to make better scheduling and resourcing decisions. Employee satisfaction is improved with minimized last-minute schedule changes.
HR professionals now have tools to create flexible leave and absence rules and policies to meet company compliance expectations while simplifying the time-off process. Through the extensibility in the Common Data Service for Apps, partners can provide solutions to deliver seamless time entry and tracking that meets regional and regulatory compliance needs.
Digital transformation of HR at your own pace
Many companies struggle today to transform their HR experiences, especially since they currently run on a multitude of disparate systems. Customers can now bring all their systems together to the Common Data Service for Apps to transform their employee experiences and HR processes. Talent is designed to enable flexible and scalable solutions that adapt to a business’ continuing evolution. Create intuitive solutions for employees by leveraging common data services and use Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, and Microsoft Power BI to extend and analyze data. Companies can also integrate their third-party systems, such as payroll and time and attendance with Talent to provide employees with a seamless experience.