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3450702 - [Known Issue] Unexpected non-whitespace character Error occurred during Internal hire Employment profile selection - Onboarding


The responsible user encountered the error when clicking the 'Start' button for Internal Hire Employment Profile Selection.

Error: ''Unexpected non-whitespace character after JSON at position xxx (line 1 column 264)''


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Reproducing the Issue

1. Initiated Internal Hire from Recruiting to Onboarding successfully.

2. The Internal candidate proceeds to Employment Profile Selection step.

3. Login as the responsible user >select Employment Profile Selection from the To-Do icon on the home page.

4. Click the ''Start'' button for the Employment Profile Selection task, an error pops up:

Unexpected non-whitespace character after JSON at position xxx (line 1 column 264).


This impacted candidate doesn't have a 'National Id card type'. As it is not acceptable to have a National Id without the card type, the error occurred.


Permanent fix:


Provide a "National Id card type" for the affected user.


Unexpected non-whitespace character, Employment profile selection, crossboarding, internal hire, OBX-28752 , KBA , LOD-SF-OBX-XBD , Crossboarding , How To


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