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2155156 - How to propagate Employee Class field's value from Position to Job Information?


The Employee Class field’s value from position do not propagate to the Employee Class field in job Information portlet, even though the Position to JobInfo Syncronization rule in the Rules Engine is correctly configured and all other fields propagate as expected.

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Success Factors

Employee Central V2

MDF Picklists


The externalCodes of the MDF Picklist values of the picklist ID EmployeeClass doesn't match with the externalCodes of the legacy Picklist values of the picklist ID EMPLOYEECLASS.


Verify and make sure that the legacy picklist ID EMPLOYEECLASS contains exactly the same values and externalCodes as the MDF picklist ID EmployeeClass has.

Download Legacy Picklist by going to Admin Center -> Picklist Management and filter by picklistId EMPLOYEECLASS




 Go to Admin Tools-> Configure Object Definitions -> select Picklist in the dropdown.


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Search for EmployeeClass picklist and now compare and correct external Codes using Take Action-> Make correction or Insert New Record.


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Ammend whichever picklist is out of sync to ensure both the amount of values and their external codes are identical.



"Employee Central", EC, "Employee Class sync", Employeeclass, Identical values, , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-MDF , MDF & EC2MDF Migration , How To


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