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2955441 - Multiple Identical Results When Creating a Competency in Job Profile Builder - Employee Profile


When creating a Competency in Job Profile Builder (JPB), some identical values are being displayed in the drop-down list of fields "Library" and "Category".

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to "Manage Job Profile Content";
  2. Select "Competency";
  3. Click on "Create Competency";
  4. Type Competency's name;
  5. Start typing the "Library" field's value, and see that if the value you are typing was already used in the past, it will display several identical options in a drop-down list:

  6. The same will happen with the "Category" field:


This is a known issue, that the Engineering Team is already aware of, and is planned to be addressed in a future release.


These multiple results should not negatively impact on any newly created content, and any of the listed options can be selected in order to create a new Competency.

The Engineering Team is planning to address this in the 1H 2021 timeframe, as they look to update the Data Model for Competencies.

But as soon as this information is confirmed, and release dates are disclosed, this KBA will be updated.

See Also

2558614 - Job Profile Content Management: Competency Data


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