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2406671 - Wrong Date Format in matching criteria details on Talent Search


The date format in the detailed matching criteria bar (% of match) in the search results is different from the rest of the application, on Talent Search.

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  • SuccessFactors Succession Management
  • SuccessFactors Talent Search v2

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Succession > Talent Search;
  2. When selecting criteria with date range (e.g. Potential, Performance), the date format displays as “MM-DD-YYYY” or "DD-MM-YYYY", depending on the language selected for the instance:

TS - Date Format2.png

  1. Apply a filter, and click "Search";
  2. Clicking “% of match” bar, for one of the returned search results, to see the detailed matching criteria of the user;
  3. The date format displays as “YYYY-MM-DD”, regardless of language (locale) selected for instance:

TS - Date Format.png


Currently, this is the expected behavior of the system.


Engineering team is aware of this discrepancy and they are already discussing the possibility to change this on a future enhancement (SCM-8435).

The product enhancement will match the date format in the matching criteria details, in the search results, with the date format presented across the application. Although, this enhancement is discussion, we do not have yet an estimated time to when this code change will be delivered.

Any information on the progress and roadmap of this request will be communicated in this article.


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