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2880552 - How to add additional employee profile fields in Manage Business Configuration - Employee Profile

Symptom

In Manage Business Configuration, all 15 custom fields under "Standard" have been used.

However, the business request still needs additional custom fields. How to add additional employee profile fields?

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Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite - All Versions
  • Employee Profile

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Manage Business Configuration
  2. Click Employee Profile - Standard

All 15 custom fields under "Standard" have been used.

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Resolution

1. Go to Manage Business Configuration

    Employee Profile > User Info > Create New

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The new fields under "User Info" have the same behavior as the 15 custom fields under "Standard".

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2. Employee Profile >View Template > sysUserDirectorySetting, click on "Details"

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3. Find "Userinfo Element", and add the new field

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4. Go to Manage Prople Profile

    Add the new field in "Personal Information" block

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5. Go to Manage Permission Roles

    Select a permission role >permission.. >Employee Data >grant edit permission

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Keywords

user info, create new custom field , KBA , LOD-SF-EP-PP3 , People Profile (PP3) , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions