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2729832 - HireDate showing incorrect format/date


HireDate showing incorrect format/date


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

Step 1: Upload Employee Import (UDF) User Data File

Step 2: Export Employee (UDF) User Data File

Step 3: HireDate is displaying incorrectly


 File date formats must be mm/dd/yyyy.


SF Supports the following date formats for Employee Import:

  1. "Month/Day/Year" format should be  "11/23/2018" (This is US date format "default")
  2. "Day-Month-Year" format should be  "23-NOV-2018"  (This is UK date format)

WARNING: If you open the file in MS Excel, MS Excel may translate dates into the mm/dd/yyyy - It is recommended to use a text editor when working with imports.

Note : For more details on File encoding reference KBA: 2320676 - Platform - File encoding and impact on import jobs. Tips & Tricks from Support 


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