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2279507 - Merge Duplicate Candidates - Recruiting Management


Is Referral Information carried over to the master profile when two duplicate candidate profiles are merged?

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Reproducing the Issue

We have a candidate that has been referred multiple times to various jobs by a single referrer. This candidates has duplicate profiles that we would like to merge however we do not want to lose any of the referral data that is on the profile that will be removed.

Let there be two duplicate profiles as shown below:



Both these profiles have different referral data. What happens if we merge them ? Does the data carry over to the master profile ?


Yes. Post merge, the referral data will be consolidated in the master profile as shown below :


Hence, we can conclude that no referral data is lost post candidate profile merge fo duplicate candidates.

This behavior may change in near release due to enhancement described in KBA 2697538 - Referral Amount is not displayed on Referral Tracking if candidates are merged - Recruiting Management


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