SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

3041749 - Picklist is Showing Duplicated Values or Option ID - Recruiting Management


  • MDF Picklist option ID are showing up instead of labels;
  • Duplicate values are showing up even though there're no duplicate labels.


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management (RCM)


MDF Picklist cache inconsistency.


It's necessary to refresh the picklist cache as follow:

  1. Find out the picklist id/external code having issue in Recruiting Management;
  2. Go to Picklist Center, search for such picklist;
  3. Click on the current effective version, then on picklist page, click on “edit” at top right corner;
  4. For “name” field in picklist, make a dummy change then save*;
  5. Revert the dummy change in “name”, back to what it should be, then save again;

This will trigger cache refresh. Please wait for a few mins then verify in RCM if picklist option labels are showing correctly.

*Please do not change other fields.


Picklist, Duplicated, Option ID, RCM, Recruiting Management, Parent, Child, Offer, Requisition , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-ADM , Admin Center, RBP, Permissions and Settings , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions