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2155090 - How do we change the Hire date in Employment details portlet?


How do we change the Hire date in Employment details portlet?

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  • SAP Success Factors HCM Core
  • Employee Central



 Hire date can be changed via Import Employee Data.

 For example an employee had a Hire date as 11/3/2008

Step1: In the Administration Tools ->Company Settings->Manage Employees Portlet, select Update User Information Import Employee Data. This brings up the Import Employee Data page.


Step2: If you haven’t already downloaded the import template, download it by clicking the Download dropdown menu and clicking the name of the “Employment Details” template to download


Step3: Save the template to a location of your choice and update the details (As here I changed the Hire date and added the other mandatory fields)


Step 4: To upload the file, specify the type of import you’d like to do and choose the file where you added the new hire date. Here you will select Employment details


Step5: In the Choose File field, specify the path to the file


Step6: In the File Encoding dropdown, select the relevant encoding applicable.

Step7: Click Validate Import File Data to check the file for errors. If you encounter errors, fix the errors and then validate again.


Step8: Once the file passes the validation checks, upload the file by clicking Import.


Step9: Navigate to the user’s profile; you will now be able to see the changes in the Hire date updated successfully.



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