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When using Former Positions how are records related to the Contact handled?

Summary

When a contact is moved from one account to another account, where does the related object records associated to that contact go?

Details

Former Positions tracks changes to a Contact's Title and/or Account, enabling you to follow an individual's career. You can improve data quality by moving inactive contacts to a bucket account. The solution is like LinkedIn's Experience section of a profile.

When a contact is moved from one account to another, no other data related to that contact is altered in any way.  Opportunities, cases, activity history and all other related records that were associated with that contact are not moved or touched in any way.  Former Positions only logs the following:

 

Field Label

Field Name

Field Description

Account

Account

The former account the contact was associated with.

Contact

Contact

The contacts full name.

Current Account

Current_Account

The account the contact is now associated with.

Current Position Start

Current_Position_Start

The start date of the contacts current position.

End Date

End_Date

The date the contact left the former position.

Start Date

Start_Date

The date the contact started in the former position.

Title

Title

The former title the contact held in the former position.

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