This article aims for Recruiting Route Maps explanation and how it works.
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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management
Recruiting uses route maps to determine the approval path of a new requisition. The user who creates the requisition completes initial data and then sends the requisition to the user who owns the next step. That user reviews the requisition, may add or adjust requisition data and then sends the requisition to the user who owns the next step.
Route maps are a Platform feature, so not all route map functionality applies to Recruiting.
When configuring a route-map map approval chain within Recruiting Module, you must select the operators which will be part of the approval.
By the time you are filling out the form in order to submitt a requisition for approval, you must inform which user(s) will be on each operator step, so that the requisition be sent to the referred user.
It is not possible a user to receive a requisition form for approval, without being associated/declared as an operator or relational operator of the Requisition.
When building the requisition route map stages, within admin tools > Company Settings > Manage Route Map, consider that you also have the two selectable options: Iterative (which allows a the form to loop between 2 or more users) or Collaboration (which allows a simultaneous edit and view by 2 or more users).
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