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Operation: Put_Competency

This operation adds or updates a Competency.


@ - A parameter name with this symbol denotes an XML attribute within the document instead of an XML element.


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Web Service

 

Request

 

Response

 

Element(s)

 

Request Element: Put_Competency_Request

Contains data for adding or updating a Competency
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
@Add_Only  boolean  [1..1]  Add Only Flag. Indicates that the service is an add only, not an update. If an existing instance is found and this flag is set there will be an error.   
Competency_Reference  CompetencyObject  [0..1]  Reference to an existing competency. Only needs to be populated for inbound requests when updating a specific Competency.   
Competency_Data  Competency_Data  [0..1]  This element contains the data elements for a Competency. 
Validation Description
Competency ID for '[process-instance]' already exists.   
A competency with the name '[competency name]' already exists in the system, and duplicates are not allowed.   
Number of Proficiency Ratings do not match with number of competency levels in a Proficiency Rating Scale.   
 
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Response Element: Put_Competency_Response

Response element for Put Competency.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Competency_Reference  CompetencyObject  [0..1]  The Competency that was added or updated.   
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CompetencyObject

part of: Put_Competency_Request, Put_Competency_Response
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  CompetencyObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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CompetencyObjectID

part of: CompetencyObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Competency_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Competency_Data

part of: Put_Competency_Request
This element contains the data elements for a Competency.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Competency_ID  string  [0..1]  The ID of the Competency.   
Competency_Name  string  [1..1]  The Competency Name of the Competency. When adding a new Competency, duplicate names are not allowed.   
Competency_Description  RichText  [0..1]  The Description of the Competency.   
Description_Applies_to_All_Levels  boolean  [0..1]  The Description of the Competency will be the same everywhere. If Applies to All Levels is not marked True, Descriptions can be modified for each Management Level or Compensation Grade   
Competency_Category_Reference  Competency_CategoryObject  [0..*]  The Competency Category for the Competency.   
Proficiency_Rating_Behavior_Data  Competency_Rating_Behavior_Data  [0..*]  Defines a Proficiency Rating used in a Competency. 
Validation Description
Proficiency Rating selected is not part of Proficiency Rating Scale.   
 
Inactive  boolean  [0..1]  Boolean which indicates if the Competency is inactive.   
Effective_Date  date  [0..1]  On a Put this is the date the change to the Job Profile will take effect. Will default to today if not submitted. On a Get this is the As of Effective Date specified in the Response Filter or today's date if no request criteria is specified. During implementation, we recommend using a date of 01-01-1900 for the initial entry. 
Validation Description
Enter an Effective Date that's on or after today's date.   
 
Proficiency_Rating_Scale_Reference  Proficiency_Rating_ScaleObject  [0..1]  The Competency Proficiency Rating Scale   
Behaviors_Apply_to_All_Levels  boolean  [0..1]  Boolean to specify if competency behaviors apply to all levels.   
Used_For_Talent_Matrix  boolean  [0..1]  Check this box if you would like to use this Competency as the horizontal axis when setting up nBox reports for the Talent Matrix.   
Validation Description
Competency ID for '[process-instance]' already exists.   
A competency with the name '[competency name]' already exists in the system, and duplicates are not allowed.   
Number of Proficiency Ratings do not match with number of competency levels in a Proficiency Rating Scale.   
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Competency_CategoryObject

part of: Competency_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Competency_CategoryObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Competency_CategoryObjectID

part of: Competency_CategoryObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Competency_Category_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Competency_Rating_Behavior_Data

part of: Competency_Data
Defines a Proficiency Rating used in a Competency.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Proficiency_Rating_Reference  Proficiency_RatingObject  [1..1]  Proficiency Rating for the Competency.   
Rating_Behavior  string  [0..1]  Describes the Proficiency Level in specific terms for the Competency.   
Validation Description
Proficiency Rating selected is not part of Proficiency Rating Scale.   
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Proficiency_RatingObject

part of: Competency_Rating_Behavior_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Proficiency_RatingObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Proficiency_RatingObjectID

part of: Proficiency_RatingObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Proficiency_Rating_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Proficiency_Rating_ScaleObject

part of: Competency_Data
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Proficiency_Rating_ScaleObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Proficiency_Rating_ScaleObjectID

part of: Proficiency_Rating_ScaleObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Rating_Scale_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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CompetencyReferenceEnumeration

part of: CompetencyObjectID
Base Type
string
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RichText

part of: Competency_Data
Base Type
string
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Competency_CategoryReferenceEnumeration

part of: Competency_CategoryObjectID
Base Type
string
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Proficiency_RatingReferenceEnumeration

part of: Proficiency_RatingObjectID
Base Type
string
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Proficiency_Rating_ScaleReferenceEnumeration

part of: Proficiency_Rating_ScaleObjectID
Base Type
string
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