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2092745 - "Notes” feature for Inactive Employees - Employee Central


  • Can the notes set for the inactive employee be seen?
  • If the employee returns to active,will the notes restore as well?
  • Access to the “notes” of inactive employees would be helpful or required in many situations.

For example: If a manager is looking to see notes they placed for an employee who is no longer active.


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite 
  • Employee Central


  • If a manager has the permission to Include Inactive Users in search in Employee Profile, then that manager will still be able to see the Notes for the user.
  • Please follow this KnowledgeBase under the References section below to grant the permission Include Inactive Users in search
  • If the above permission is not set for the manager:
    • The manager will not be able to see the Notes for the inactive user.
    • The Notes will be visible to the manager only after the user is reactivated.                                                                                                               


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