Enhancing HR Efficiency with PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events

PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events Overview

In the ever-evolving landscape of HR and Benefits Administration, efficiency and adaptability are key. PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events is an integral feature within PeopleSoft environments that offers innovative solutions for users looking to navigate life events across various devices. 

Understanding PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events  

PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events serves as a powerful tool integrated into the PeopleSoft system, aimed at simplifying HR and Benefits processes. PeopleSoft users can leverage the Activity Guide Composer to generate Fluid Life Events through desktops, laptops, or mobile devices. Activity Guide Composer offers functionalities that streamline personal and benefits information management and ensure compliance with organizational rules during significant life changes.  

Activity Guide Composer 

At the heart of PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events is the Activity Guides Composer which provides an intuitive platform for creating and customizing event templates. This feature allows users to modify existing templates or craft new ones with ease, creating alignment with your businesses unique processes. This user-based flexibility allows organizations to define event templates that align with specific rules and policies. The Activity Guide Composer simplifies the template creation process, making the system highly adaptable. 

In a practical example, an employee undergoing a life event, such as marriage, can use the Activity Guide to add their new spouse to personal and benefits information. The guide walks them through each step, enforcing rules such as completing enrollment within a specified timeframe. The transparent progression tracking keeps users informed about their status in the process. Additionally, soon-to-be married users can independently update their tax deductions and direct deposit information. 

Comprehensive HR and Benefits Support 

Fluid Benefits Life Events offers extensive support through the entire HR and Benefits lifecycle, accommodating changes in marital status, benefits information, and more. Users can easily add dependents, view and print confirmation statements, or review their benefit summary. That’s just the beginning; the PeopleSoft system provides a comprehensive solution to many different employee-related events.  

To learn more about capabilities within PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events, check out this Oracle video overview.   

Advantages of PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events  

Document Attachment and Approval Workflow  

Fluid Life Events recognize the significance of documentation in certain processes. Users can attach documents or add notes as necessary. The system allows customization of approval workflows, ensuring that required documents are approved by the benefits administrator before the finalization of the life event. 

Flexibility in Steps and Notifications  

Not every life event requires the same steps. PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events enable organizations to allow users to skip certain steps based on their needs. Additionally, configurable business processes can notify and require approval for specific steps. This adaptability ensures a tailored approach to various life events. 

PeopleSoft Self Service and Fluid Benefits 

Fluid Leave Donations  

PeopleSoft HCM’s Fluid Leave Donations streamlines employee leave management by allowing seamless donation, receipt, and termination of leave transactions through a user-friendly Fluid interface. This enhancement ensures accessibility across devices, with centralized control provided through the Manage Leave Donation tile. The integration with Fluid Life Events extends a consistent and intuitive user experience, contributing to a comprehensive HR platform that simplifies and personalizes various aspects of the employee lifecycle. Learn more on how Fluid Leave Donations empowers employees with efficient and user-centric leave management with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Fluid Leave Donations Video Overview

Integration with Other Processes 

The fluidity of PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events extends beyond HR and Benefits. Benefits Administration customers can include Benefits Enrollment in the activity guide, ensuring cohesive automation of the application and resulting in a comprehensive approach without manual intervention. 

Self-Service Solution 

One of the standout features is the self-service aspect.  Employees begin and complete their life event transactions independently, reducing the need for administrative assistance. This not only saves staffing resources but also significantly cuts down on administration costs. 

For a more in-depth walk through of PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events and all its capabilities, look at Oracle’s Guide to Entering Life Events Using PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface.  

What’s Next?

PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events transforms the HR and Benefits Administration landscape by providing a user-friendly, customizable, and well-integrated platform. With its innovative features and seamless navigation, organizations can adapt to the ever-changing needs of their workforce while ensuring compliance with business rules and policies.  

To learn more about PeopleSoft Fluid Life Events and how it can add to your PeopleSoft Environment, contact [email protected] or subscribe to Elire’s Monthly PeopleSoft Newsletter. Make sure to follow Elire on LinkedIn and Twitter for all your industry updates.

Subject Matter Expert

  • Heather Adamski

    Heather Adamski

    Heather is a Solution Architect in Elire’s PeopleSoft Practice. Heather has worked with PeopleSoft applications for over 25+ years with a concentration in and around HCM. Heather has worked in various roles throughout her career including HR business process consulting, implementation consultant, as well as project management. Heather has found that the devil is in the details when working to implement her modules. Her passion for years has been HR and Benefits Administration in particular.


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