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2857265 - The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use. - Enhanced Manage Pending Recruits

Symptom

During the configuration of Enhanced Manage Pending Recruits, you are getting the following error:

The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use.

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the tool "Configure Columns for the Manage Pending Recruits" from Admin Center
  2. Add a new line in the setting selecting the dropdowns "Entities" and "Field"
  3. Click on "Save" button
  4. Error appears:

The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use.

Cause

  • Something is missing in the configuration.
  • One of the causes could be the missing mapping of the field in transformation template.

Resolution

  1. Add the mapping in transformation template, configurable via Provisioning > Candidate, to the Employee Integration Template.

Example for "department" field:

<mapping-attribute>
  <source refid="department" entity-type="jobrequisition"/>
  <target refid="jobInfo.department"/>
</mapping-attribute>

  1. Make sure these Validations have all been met.

See Also

KB article 2870595 - Configure Columns for the Manage Pending Hires not working for offer approval field mappings

Keywords

sf, success factors, RCM , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-INT , Integration Center & Intelligent Services , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions