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2253326 - Create Report to Include "External Job Description" within a Job Requisition


You wish to fetch field "External Job Description" within a Job Requisition.

This is because you need the external description of all of the jobs that have been posted.



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You have to find the field-id of the field-label called External Job Description

We can find this from Provisioning system.


Provisioning --> Company Settings --> Managing Recruiting --> Import/Update/Export Job Requisition Template --> Export the Job requisition Template

 Within the XML, Search for the field-label "External Job Description".

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We can see that the corresponding field-definition id is called extListingLayout.

Please form a Select Query using SFAPI to fetch the details of External Job Description as below.

SELECT extListingLayout from JobRequisition$XXX (Here, XXX refers to the Job requisition Template id and differs from one account to another.)

The result of the API Query would be something like below

<extListingLayout><![CDATA[The Sales Manager is a sales professional with a history of over-performance in quota attainment, winning new business and developing existing accounts. <br><br> <b>Responsibilities</b><br> The successful candidates will possess the following qualifications: <br> <ul><li>8-10 year background of successful sales experience to Fortune 2000 accounts </li> <li>Must have a history of exceeding annual sales quotas for last 3-5 consecutive years.</li> <li>Ability to manage major account sales cycles to global Fortune 2000 organizations </li> <li>Will have key contacts in the software industry. </li> <li>Excellent written/verbal communication skills to interact with senior level corporate management. </li> <li>Operates with a sense of urgency and has a positive, winning attitude. </li> <li>Proven ability to prospect and manage a designated territory to maximize revenue growth. </li></ul>]]></extListingLayout>



See Also

SFAPI Handbook



Fetch extListingLayout  Query External Job Description , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-API , Webservices & APIs , LOD-SF-INT , SF Integrations - EC Payroll, Boomi/ HCI, API , Problem


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