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2729832 - HireDate Showing Incorrect format/date in SuccessFactors


HireDate is showing an incorrect format/date


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Upload Employee Import (UDF) User Data File
  2. Export Employee (UDF) User Data File
  3. HireDate is displaying incorrectly


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

See Also

KB article 2320676 - File Encoding and Impact on Import Jobs. Tips & Tricks from Support


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