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2204417 - API request for pulling Candidate Profile background data does not return data

Symptom

Requirement:

To pull below details present in the candidate profile via API call:

Education:

Type of School
Name
University Affiliated to
Country
State
Degree
Major
Average Grade

Previous Employment Data:

Company Name
Employer Phone
Reason for Leaving
Position/Title
Start Date
End Date

Environment

Successfactors Recruiting Management

Cause

SFAPI’s  chosen for acheiving the requirement stated:

Education Details --> Background_education
Previous Employment --> Background_outsideWorkExperience

Resolution

Education Details --> Background_education

Previous Employment --> Background_outsideWorkExperience

These APIs are associated to the Employee Profile and not to the Candidate Profile. The Candidate Profile Background Elements are not accessible directly via API. However, workaround is by setting up an Ad Hoc report with these fields and then using the Ad Hoc Reporting APIs. 

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-INT-RCM , RCM-Any Integration , LOD-SF-INT-BOM , Standard SF to 3rd Party Boomi Content , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions