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3316279 - Rehire with New Employment OverwriteS candidate details - Onboarding


After rehire verification step, the candidate details (name, email) are updated with details from their previous terminated, employee record.


SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Initiate Onboarding for a previously terminated employee and this employee has new details (e.g. Name or email).
  2. On the second rehire check, after the Personal Data Collection step, the candidate is selected as a rehire-candidate.
  3. The details of the Onboarding candidate are updated with the details from their terminated employee record.


This is expected behaviour.


  • On select Rehire on new employment , the Onboarding record will be updated with  the details (e.g, firstname, lastname and email) from the original terminated record.
  • Update the New Hire Data review or Personal data collection to update the candidate details.


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