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2082015 - Language to Translate Drop-down in Edit Applicant Status Configuration Error


  • Language to Translate drop down in 'Applicant Status Configuration' is blank. 


  • SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Tools >>Manage Recruiting>>Applicant Status Configuration>>Edit Status Settings the "Language to Translate" drop down is empty and cannot be accessed.
  2. Try to save. You receive an error and changes cannot be saved.


  • No languages have been enabled for Recruiting which is causing the error.


  1. Recruiting Admin can go to Admin Centre - Manage Recruiting Languages.
  2. Here you will see a list of enabled languages in the instance - select the ones you wish to have available.
  3. Save Changes.

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Status change emails to applicants

  • Emails are typically sent the people other than the sender. Therefore, it is not necessarily appropriate to use the sender's preferred language when selecting a translation of an email template. Instead, the job requisition default language is used.


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