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3151836 - OData API: Value for the field "employeeFirstEmployment" is not populated


You wish to filter the value for the field “'employeeFirstEmployment'” from EmpEmployment entity and you expect that the same field value from the employment_information compound employee segment to be returned in the response payload, but it's not present.



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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Odata API
  • Compound Employee API


Reproducing the Issue

1. Try to query API call in Postman:



2. You will see the result is empty as from the screenshot in Symptom tab



1. Firstly, make sure that the field - 'employeeFirstEmployment' is enabled in Manager Business Configuration:



2. Next step to is check that this field has the actual value (“Yes” or ”No”) in the Employee Central:



3. If after the previous steps described, you are still not being able to see the value, the reason can be that the value is not synchronised and not updated in the database.

Make sure to enter an explicit value "Yes "or "No" in the UI and saving it again.



Odata API, CEAPI, Manage Business Configuration, employeeFirstEmployment   , KBA , LOD-SF-INT-ODATA , OData API Framework , LOD-SF-INT , Integrations , LOD-SF-INT-API , API & Adhoc API Framework , LOD-SF-INT-CE , Compound Employee API , Problem


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