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2615502 - Business Rule doesn't trigger when we import job relationships


  • Business Rule doesn't trigger when the data of Job Relations is inserted via "Import Employee Data".
  • Could you please tell me how to trigger Business Rule of Job Relations via Import Employee Data?

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

Step 1: Insert new record of job relationship info via Import Employee Data.

Step 2: Check if the Business Rule trigger in people Profile.


Please see screenshot of Role-based permissions to enable triggering of business rule via import.

RBP for rule trigger import.png


Job Relationship import will not trigger business rules.

Only the following data objects support application of business rules on import:
● Job History
● Compensation Info
● Pay Component Recurring
● Pay Component -NonRecurring
● Personal Information
● Termination Details
● Biographical Information
● Email Information
You can configure any of these data objects to execute business rules whenever certain employee data is saved
(onSave) or changed (onChange).


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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1711