SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2081566 - Source and Candidate Source Columns - Recruiting Management

Symptom

In the Candidate Summary list page, what is the difference between the column Source and the column Candidate Source?  Is it possible to hide one or the other?
Is it possible to make the column Candidate Source sortable?

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Resolution

Candidate Source: is the self-identified source by the candidate if that is an option for them to choose when applying.

Source: Source column will display where the candidate applied this is tracked source by the system (most accurate)
For example: The candidate has been referred to a job requisition. During pre-apply stage, the Candidate Source will be "Employee Referral"  and after the candidate applies, the Source column will display where the candidate applied for the job, i.e. Corporate: Site Name.

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This column was introduced because of the “Referral program” feature. However this can be useful to customers not using the feature. The Candidate Source includes more details than the Source column.

These are the mapping values. As said the Candidate Source provides better level of source.

Source

Candidate Source

Jobvite

Depreciated since B2105 (Do not use)

Recruiting Marketing: Source 1

Recruiting Marketing: Source 1

Recruiting Marketing: Source 2

Recruiting Marketing: Source 2

Internal Site

Internal Site

Internal Site

Recruiter Sourced

Corporate: Site Name

Recruiter Sourced

Corporate: Site Name

Corporate: Site Name

Corporate: Site Name

Employee Referral

Corporate: Site Name

Agency 1

Corporate: Site Name

Agency 2

Job Board: Job Board 1

Job Board: Job Board 1

Pre apply statuses

Forwarded

Agency 1

Forwarded

Agency 2

Forwarded

Recruiter Sourced

Forwarded

Employee Referral

Forwarded

Recruiter Sourced

Post apply statuses

Corporate: Site Name

Agency 1

Corporate: Site Name

Agency 2

Corporate: Site Name

Recruiter Sourced

Corporate: Site Name

Employee Referral

Internal Site

Recruiter Sourced

It is possible to configure a display options selector (appearing as a gear) where each user can select which columns to display and which to hide. However it is not possible to hide massively to all users: once configured the display option selector, each recruiter needs to do this manually.

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It is not possible to sort the candidate summary list page by the column Candidate Source. There is no configuration to control this.

See Also

Setting Up and Maintaining SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting - Setting Up and Maintaining SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting

Keywords

Candidate, Source, recruiting, application, job , KBA , sf candidate source , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions