HR - Add Preferred Name


The legal name of a person is used in adding a person to HRS. Sometimes an employee has a preferred name. This procedure can be used to add the preferred name for a person after they have been added to HRS through Add a person.

You may click on the links below to navigate directly to a section:


  1. Navigate to Workforce Administration>Personal Information>Biographical>Additional Names.
  2. Enter EmplID or name in the search criteria.
  3. Click the Search button.
  4. If necessary, select the correct name from the search results list.
  5. Click the plus button to add a new row.
  6. Select Preferred from the Type of Name drop down list.
  7. Click the Add Name Data link.

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  8. If necessary, enter an effective date.
  9. Click the Edit Name link.

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  10. Enter the Preferred name.
  11. Click OK.

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  12. Click OK.
  13. Click Save.

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