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2816601 - Manager was rehired/transferred via job history but Direct Reports not updated with new manager - Employee Central


A manager was rehired via Job History in a parent position but the subordinates manager remains the previous manager.


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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Position Management
  • Hire/Rehire Wizard

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Inactive employee
  2. Go to Job Information -> Clock
  3. Click on Insert a New Record
  4. Choose Rehire event & event reason 
  5. Insert a desire parent position with direct reports
  6. Click to Save it.

Result: Direct reports Job Information are not updated with the new manager.


This is the expected behavior as system does not support rehire actions via history, then the position management will not update the Manager in subordinates Job Information.


Perform rehire process via Add New Employee Wizard or Rehire Inactive Employee as is the supported tool for rehire inactive employees.


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