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3290498 - How to perform a Hire Date Correction mass import - Employee Central


Changes to the Hire Date must be done for more than one employee and Hire Date Correction Tool allows to insert only one record at a time.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central


Step 1: Export Blank Template

  1. Go to Admin Center > Import and Export Data;
  2. In "
  3. In "Select Generic Object
  4. Download.

Step 2: Build your Hire Date Correction import file

  1. Fill the fields "Correction Name", "Employee (User ID)", "Current hire date" and New hire date".

Step 3: Run the Hire Date Correction import for the users

  1. Go to Admin Center > Import and Export Data;
  2. In "
  3. In "Select Generic Object
  4. Purge Type: Full Purge;
  5. Choose the file you want to import;
  6. Validate;
  7. Import.


A full purge import will erase all matching records and replace them with the data in the import file.

FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get additional information on this from the Guide?

A) Changing an Employee's Hire Date in Employee Central.

See Also

2636395 - Hire Date Correction: Change Hire Date Retroactively across all Hire Date relevant portlets - SAP ONE Support Launchpad

2317955 - How to Correct or Remove Job Information Via Import in Full Purge Mode - EC - SAP ONE Support Launchpad

2201658 - Employee Central User Data Full Purge Import - SAP ONE Support Launchpad 


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