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How to Control Automatic Employee Numbering? (Doc ID 473065.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To control employee numbering or more accurately prevent numbering gaps.

For Example: The Last Employee created on the System had the Automatic Employee Number 00050, the next should have been in sequence 00051. However, upon creation of a new Employee today, the Employee Number became 00059. Another record was created following this gap, and the record successfully took the number 00060.


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