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2368189 - Unable to delete recruiting groups , An error occurred that" this group cannot be deleted when it is in use "


The customer is trying to delete the group from the Admin Center> Manage recruiting groups and an error occured "this group cannot be deleted when it is  in use "

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SuccessFactors BizX  - Recruiting Management(RCM)


The group might be associated to any requistion template at the template level and also it is important to delete the groups associated  to the requisition before deleting them .

Even the groups associated to the deleted requistion will throw this error on deleting them .


Before deleting the groups , remove the association of the same  with any requsition created or with any template and  then try deleting them.



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