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2479642 - Candidate Search Error - Search Failed. Country is not configured or is not in the picklist

Symptom

Candidate power search by country results in the error message:

"error: Search Failed. Either the searchers country is not configured or it is not using country picklist"

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Recruiting > Candidates
  2. Use search criteria "Basic Info" > "Country"
  3. Select any country from the dropdown menu
  4. Click "Search"

Cause

  1. Edit Candidate Privacy Options is enabled in provisioning
  2. The Country field is not configured as a picklist on either the Succession Data Model or on the Candidate Profile Template

Resolution

If client does not need to use Candidate Privacy, disable the feature on Provisioning

If client needs the above mentioned feature, you need to do following:

  1. On the Succession Data Model configure the user country field as country picklist
  2. On the Candidate Profile Template, configure the country field as country picklist
  3. The searcher should have a country value set in their employee profile

See Also

See also the KBA 2190230 - Error - Search error: Search Failed. Either the searchers country is not configured or it is not using country picklist - Recruiting.

Keywords

search, error, failed, picklist, country, privacy , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions