A Faster and Smarter Way to Do Employee Searches in Transactions PA20, PA30, and PA40

  • by Greg Newman, HCM Consultant, Newhit Ltd.
  • August 2, 2013
HR hub advisor Greg Newman shows you a nifty trick to help users find employees faster and more efficiently when accessing transactions PA20, PA30, and PA40.

HR administrators often are required to do many different kinds of searches using different criteria. For example, some common search modifiers include name (first, last, or both), Social Security number, passport number, or time sheet administrator. In this quick tip, I explain how to find employees quickly using system user names, personnel ID numbers, and passport numbers.

This is an important and useful tip for heavy users as it significantly reduces the number of key strokes, thereby facilitating and increasing the accuracy of your job performance.

Greg Newman

Greg Newman is originally from New Zealand, and has been implementing and supporting HR and Payroll systems since 1999. He has worked on numerous SAP HR and Payroll implementations for Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and several other international rollouts. Currently Greg is a managing consultant working for Newhit HR and Payroll Solutions in England.

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