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Create or modify an HR skill

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Create or modify an HR skill

You can create HR skills and assign them to HR staff to assist with the auto-assignment of HR cases and tasks.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_hr_core.admin

About this task

The following procedure describes how to create and edit HR skills from the Skills application. Although you can create and edit skills in the Manage HR Skills module, you must use the Skills application to assign child skills.


  1. Navigate to HR Administration > Manage Roles > Manage HR Skills.
  2. Click New Skill or open an existing skill.
  3. Enter or edit the name of the Skill and Description.
  4. Click Submit to save your changes.
  5. To assign users to the skill, complete the following steps.
    1. Locate and click the skill in the All Skills column.
    2. Click Assign/Remove Users at the top, right.
    3. Click the users you want assigned to this skill.
    4. Click Save.
    If you add users to a skill with child skills, the child skills are assigned to the user. Messages are displayed to notify you of the skills that were assigned.