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2221615 - Error: Links to Preferred Next Move from Career Worksheet to Employee Profile


  • On the Career Worksheet,you can include a checkbox on each future Role, which will allow the User to specify that the Role is a Career Interest on her/his Employee Profile. The instance must have a "preferredNextMove" background-element defined in the live profile data model xml, and also have a "title" data-field defined within that background-element. Additional data-fields may also be present.
  • Unexpected error on specifying role from Career Worksheet in Live/Employee Profile.



SuccessFactors BIZX: Career Development & Planning

Reproducing the Issue

  • Go to Development tab and then navigate to Career Worksheet
  • Check the Make public in Live Profile checkbox.
  • Unexpected error comes on specifying the role for Employee Profile




Fields other than title field inside "preferredNextMove" background portlet would be configured as a mandatory field.





  • Export the Succession Data Model xml from provisioning
  • Check the background portlet with the id "preferredNextMove"
  • Check if any field, other than title is configured as a mandatory field (required='true').

This background portlet should have only one field; title as a mandatory field because Career Worksheet populates data in title field only and if any other field is configured as a mandatory field then the data won't be updated via Career Worksheet.


  • Preferred Next Move
  • Career Interest
  • preferredNextMove
  • Show in Profile
, KBA , LOD-SF-SCM-CDP , Career Development & Planning , Problem


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