2510918 - Two Digit Year Defaulting to Incorrect Century

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2510918 - Two Digit Year Defaulting to Incorrect Century

Symptom

  • Birth year defaults to the future
  • The year of birth isn't correct when it is entered as 2 digits
  • Manually typing a two digit year in Biographical Information > Date of Birth results in the wrong century

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. New Hire Wizard > Biographical Information > Date of Birth
  2. Manually type in the two digit year. For example -

 

01/01/78 defaults to Jan 01, 1978:

Year 1 Capture.PNG



01/01/45 defaults to Jan 01, 2045:

Year 2 Capture.PNG

Resolution

  • This is expected behavior.
  • The correct way to enter the birth year is to either type all four digits of the year or by clicking on and making use of the small calendar applet:

Year 3 Capture.PNG

Keywords

SF , SuccessFactors , Success Factors , EC , DOB , bio , wrong year , ECT-78536 , 19xx , 20xx , 1900 , 2000 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-EMP , Employment Information , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions