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Approval Notification for Rehire in Manager Self-Service Errors: "DescriptiveFlexUtil Exception... Flexfield Listener failed... for segment Address Style" (Doc ID 2228452.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
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Problem Statement:

When attempting to use Applicant Hire and Rehire, after submitting for approval using Manager Self service Responsibility, the approval notification shows the following error.


DescriptiveFlexUtil Exception: DescriptiveFlexfield constructor error:The flexfield listener failed while getting the value for segment Address Style from column STYLE of the descriptive flexfield with application short name PER and name Address Structure.
Please contact your system administrator. The exception error message was: java.lang.NullPointerException

Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1.  Begin with Manager Self Service > Applicant Hire and Rehire (personalizations turned off)
  2.  Find Ex-Employee, Click Hire
  3.  Populate all necessary information on the Assignment screen, Click Next
  4.  Enter a Pay, Click Next
  5.  Assign Manager, Click Next
  6.  Skip entering Extra information, Click Next
  7.  Review page, Click Submit


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