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2086526 - Development Tab is missing for some users - Career Development


  • Why do existing users have the Development Tab but new users do not?
  • How to enable CDP access.
  • How to hide / unhide development tab.
  • How to control the visibility of the Development tab.


  • Career Development Planning


  • Three ways to control the Development tab visibility:
  1. Goal plan permission per use like GM.
  2. Admin Tools => Manage Security => CDP Access.
  3. Admin Tools => Manage Security => Default User Permissions => CDP Access.


  1. Login to the instance and go to Admin Tools.
  2. Under: Manage Security.
  3. There should be an entry: CDP Access.
  • If you do not see this, and you have purchased the Career Development Plan feature, contact CustomerSuccess to activate CDP for you.

Note for Partners & Support:

    In Provisioning

  • Goal Frameworks.

  • Development Plan - requires "Version 10 UI" > Must be checked.In Provisioning.


If you DO see CDP Access

  • You can use this page to grant and remove CDP Access of system users. Users with CDP Access privileges will be able to access CDP functions.


  • If you would like all employees to be able to access the Development tab, go to:

             Manage Security Default User Permissions.

  • Check the box for CDP Access and all users will have the Development Tab.


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