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2081562 - Job Posting Header and Footer - Recruiting Management


  • Is it possible to add/remove header or footer to a job requisition description?
  • Are headers and footers localized?
  • How to get "Update Header and Footer content" button on the job requisition?


SAP Success Factors Recruiting Management


  • The description of a job requisition is limited to 4000 characters. For this reason and because often a job requisition has some extra information on the company, it is possible to configure headers and/or a footers of the description
  • It is possible to use configure different headers and footers for internal and external job requisitions. Also it is possible to configure only headers or only footers.
  • Also it is possible to create specific headers/footers for specific languages and specific filters. This will apply only to job requisitions fulfilling the saved filters.
  • You can define headers and footers templates in Admin Center > Manage Job Posting Header and Footer:



  • You can also create headers and footers ad hoc on the job requisition.
  • It is possible to enabled header/footer to a specific job requisition templates.
  • HTML tags are supported in headers and footers
  • Job Posting Headers and Footers are sorted alphabetically
  • Use cases:
    • A customer wants to have the same information repeated on top or on bottom of the job requisition description, including  email references, addresses, phone numbers, .
    • Allow the user to accept the use of cookies which will remove the banner.
    • Provide a page that explains what cookies are and how they are used on the site.
    • Provide a way for the RMK web operations team to customize the banner and content page for cookie explanation.
  • To setup this solution, please contact the Implementation Partner.

For Partners:

  • In Provisioning > Company Settings enable the option: “Enable Job Description Header and Footer”
  • Add the fields for internal/external header/footer (intJobDescHeader, intJobDescFooter, extJobDescHeader, extJobDescFooter) in the specific job requisition template
  • ALL 4 field definitions for headers and footers have to be defined and permissions in the job requisition template in order to activate the "Update Header and Footer content" button!
  • The customer can now define the Headers and Footers content in Admin Center > Manage Job Posting Header and Footer


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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions