Did you know you can show vacancies beautifully inside your organization chart in SharePoint? If it’s either SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online in Office 365, you can do this easily with Plumsail Org Chart. In this article, I want to show you how to display vacancies in SharePoint Org Chart. It is very useful to organize vacancies inside of OrgChart and be able to visualize them within organization’s structure.
Vacancies are enabled inside of PlumsailOrgChart’s settings and use a data source different than the chart itself.Org Chart will use a different list to pull data from and show vacancies which needs to be filled with data regarding open positions through the company. Let’s see how to do it step by step, inside our SharePoint page, just like the image above.
Here is a sample of the floor plan built from a SharePoint list with the help of Dashboard Designer for SharePoint and Office 365:
So, this should be a dev oriented article and I will not to waste your time to an introduction and start right now.
We will divide the workflow for tree stage:
- We need to create a folder in the document library
- We need to copy attachments from current list item to the created folder
- We need to change a content type of the folder to DocumentSet
In this short tip, I will show you a simple case with approval scenario, an example I’m a SharePoint Developer and I have to implement a document approval scenario.
But there are some nuances in the case. When a user sends a document to approve, the workflow should reset permissions for everyone except a user who has approval task now.
In this case, we guarantee that no one else could change the document after the process was started.
Nintex Workflow for Office 365 is a good platform for workflows automation. It provides the set of handy workflow actions as well as friendly workflow designer. But it is not the only option on the market. I want to present you another solution called Plumsail Workflow Actions Pack.
As I’m a member of Workflow Actions Pack team, I’m not pretending to be an independent party. But as a person passionate about SharePoint and workflow automation, I will try to provide you my fair vision of abilities of both products. This article is actual for Office 365 platform, but both products have On-Premises versions.
Lists of workflow actions for both products:
I’m not beginning from the prices as I want to provide information about the products before estimating them from the point of view of the budget. I will cover it at the end.
I have divided the article into the parts. If you are bored by so long post, go to the conclusion and decide what to read. Read more…
In this article, I want to show you how to display dotted-line reports in Plumsail SharePoint Org Chart. It is quite a common scenario for companies with matrix organization structure when there are direct managers and dotted-line managers.
As Plumsail Org Chart displays hierarchy, but not matrix, it is important to understand how dotted-line reports appear in the visualization. Please take a look at the example below.