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Best practice - Employee Profile vs Candidate Profile updates

Galactic 1
Galactic 1
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Hi all, As employee, one can maintain their name, address, background elements such as education, certifications etc. in Employee Profile (EP), and/or in their (internal) Candidate Profile. It is possible to make both EP and Candidate Profile to be editable, and sync between the two. What is the best practice -

(1) Allowing employee to pick and choose where they want to update their attributes, i.e. either in EP or Candidate Profile. This allows flexibility that employees can update anywhere but can be confusing to explain when one should update in EP vs Candidate Profile, though the information will be in-sync.


(2) Allow employee to update only in EP, then sync to Candidate Profile (one-way) and those attributes that are sync over to Candidate Profile are made read-only. In this case, communication is easier as the single source of update is always at EC / EP.

Can someone share their experiences and best practice - Is it (1) or (2) ? Thank you.


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