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2664334 - Header fields when Global Assignment is enabled


When Global Assignment is enabled and selected there are only certain fields which are viewable and editable in the header.

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  • Bizx
  • People Profile

Reproducing the Issue

Go to Employee Profile - see header where Global Assignment is enabled.

GA enabled.jpg

Photo and Username at the top and the Location, Timezone, Phone, etc at the bottom should all be editable via Configure People Profile tool. The block of text in the middle (circled in red) that contains the Home Assignment and Global Assignment data cannot be changed. This data consists of the following:

Inactive 'Home' Assignment:

  • Job Title
  • Department

Active Global Assignment:

  • Job Title
  • Location
  • Assignment Type
  • Department


Expected behaviour when Global Assignment is selected.


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  • Global Assignment
  • Field
  • Header
, KBA , LOD-SF-EP , Employee Profile , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem


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