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2238207 - Employee import is not taking the correct values for columns which are already defined as picklist - Platform/Employee Profile


1. User is trying to import (ex: Country ) values for the fields which are alaredy defined as Picklists.

2. For example, the country Column in the user data file, is being fed with value ( United States, India etc) and trying to import the file. (Please note: The country field is already defined as a Picklist in the Data model)

3. The import will succeed, however the value for the "Country" field will be Blank or "No Selection"



SuccessFactors Platform/Employee Profile


This is an expected behavior and it is as per the system design.

If one field is defined as a picklist, user has to use pick-list "optionID" to import instead of value.


  • Picklist
  • No selection
  • Employee Import
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