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2080113 - How to change an employee’s start dates after they has been hired?

Symptom

  • How to change an employee’s start dates after they have been hired?
     
  • The start date showing on Employment Details needs to be amended. This field is non-editable through the edit UI. How can this be amended?

Environment

Employee Central - Hire

Resolution

  • The Hire Date field (start-date) field in Employment Deatils stores the Hire Date for the Employee. It is a mandatory field. It is not editable in the Employment Details UI. This field is populated withe the date of the current hire for an employment. Note this will show the effective date of the most recent Hire / Rehire event in the Job History.~
      
  • As mentioned the Hire Date field is not editable in the Employment Information UI.
    To change this field please carry out one of the following:
    - You can change the hire date via an employment details import wherein you can enter the required hired date of the user and import the file.
    - You can change the hire date by changing the Effective Date of the Hire record via Job History. This will update the corresponding Hire Date field in Employment Details.  

 Please Note: The above are the only options to change the Hire Date via the UI without the use of API's.

Keywords

Hire date can be changed,change of hire date via import of employee data. hir date, start-date, change hire date, employment details , KBA , sf employee central , LOD-SF-EC-HIR , New Hire/Rehire Wizards , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions