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Operation: Put_Skill

This operation adds or updates skill items.


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Contents

 

Web Service

 

Request

 

Response

 

Element(s)

 

Request Element: Put_Skill_Request

Contains the information neccessary to add or edit a Skill Item.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
@Add_Only  boolean  [1..1]  When true, will not allow edits to existing Skill Items.   
@Delete  boolean  [1..1]  When true, will delete the existing Skill Item.   
Skill_Reference  Skill_Item__Tenanted_Object  [0..1]  A reference to a Skill Item, used for editing.   
Skill_Data  Skill_Item_Data  [0..1]  Contains all the information associated with the Skill Item. 
Validation Description
Skill Item Name already exists.  Checks to see if the Skill Item name already exists to prevent duplicates. 
 
Validation Description
Skill Reference ID already exists.  Check to see if the skill reference ID already exists to prevent duplicate inserts. 
You can't delete a selected skill because it exists on 1 or more Job Profiles, Positions, Job Restrictions or Skill Profiles.  Checks if the referenced Skill is used on a Job Profile, Position,Job Requisition or Skill Profile and prevents deletion. 
You can only check either "Add Only" or "Delete" flag.  You can only check either "Add Only" or "Delete" 
Skill Item Data Element should not be provided if Delete is True.  Skill Item Data Element should not be provided if Delete is True. 
Skill Item is being created, name is required.  Checks to make sure a name is specified when a skill is created, to avoid empty names. 
Enter a Skill Reference when you select Delete.  A Skill reference must be entered when Delete is selected as part of the request. 
You can't delete a selected skill because it exists on 1 or more Project Resource Plan or Project Role.   
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Response Element: Put_Skill_Response

Response element for the Put Skill operation.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Skill_Reference  Skill_Item__Tenanted_Object  [0..1]  A reference to the Skill Item.   
ID  string  [0..1]  The ID of the Skill Item.   
Name  string  [0..1]  The name of the Skill Item.   
Skill_Item_Category_Reference  Skill_Item_CategoryObject  [0..1]  A reference to the Skill Item Category the Skill Item is within.   
Inactive  boolean  [0..1]  When true, the Skill Item is inactive.   
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Skill_Item__Tenanted_Object

part of: Put_Skill_Request, Put_Skill_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  Skill_Item__Tenanted_ObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Skill_Item__Tenanted_ObjectID

part of: Skill_Item__Tenanted_Object
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Skill_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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Skill_Item_Data

part of: Put_Skill_Request
Contains all the information about the Skill Item.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Name  string  [1..1]  The name of the skill item.   
@Inactive  boolean  [1..1]  When true, the Skill Item is inactive.   
Category_Reference  Skill_Item_CategoryObject  [0..1]  A reference to the Skill Item Category associated with the Skill Item.   
ID  string  [0..1]  The ID of the skill item.   
Validation Description
Skill Item Name already exists.  Checks to see if the Skill Item name already exists to prevent duplicates. 
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Skill_Item_CategoryObject

part of: Skill_Item_Data, Put_Skill_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  Skill_Item_CategoryObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Skill_Item_CategoryObjectID

part of: Skill_Item_CategoryObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Skill_Item_Category_ID, Skill_Item_Category_Name  [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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Skill_Item__Tenanted_ReferenceEnumeration

part of: Skill_Item__Tenanted_ObjectID
Base Type
string
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Skill_Item_CategoryReferenceEnumeration

part of: Skill_Item_CategoryObjectID
Base Type
string
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