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3129391 - Validation Message is not translated to desired language in Manage Pending Hires - Employee Central


  • Validation message appears in English instead of the desired language in Manage Pending Hires.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the instance.
  2. Go to Manage Pending Hires
  3. Select a candidate
  4. Add the event reason
  5. Continue to Compensation info
  6. Add a compensation without filling the values
  7. The error appears.


There is no translation configured in Message Definition.


Add a translation in the Message Definition in Manage Data.

  1. Go to Manage Data >> Message Definition
  2. Select the affected Message Definition.
  3. In the 'Take Action' button, select 'Make Correction'
  4. Click on the Globe icon beside the 'Text' field
  5. Add the message translation in the desired language.

See Also

2092849 - How to create a Business Rule to validate data on change/save, and provide a Warning or Error message

2860768 - How to throw an Error / Warning message to avoid incorrect Deletion of record / Object in Manage Data


Message Definition, Translation, Validation Message, Manage Pending Hires, Error Message, Employee Central, EC, Onboarding, Onboarding 2.0, OBX, ONB 2.0 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-INT , Manage Pending Hires (Integration RCM/ ONB/ OBX + UI) , LOD-SF-OBX-NHR , Onboardee Data Review , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 2111 ; SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding 2111