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2857265 - Enhanced Manage Pending Recruits - getting Error "The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use."

Symptom

During the configuration of Enhanced Manage Pending Recruits

Getting the error:

The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use.

Environment

 SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. open the tool "Configure Columns for the Manage Pending Recruits" from Admin Centre
  2. add a new line in the setting selecting the dropdowns "Entities" and "Field"
  3. click on "Save" button
  4. error appears: "The selected fields cannot be used for this column. Refer to documentation for the correct Candidate Fields to use."

Cause

Something is missing in the configuration.

One of the causes coul be the missing mapping of the field in transformation template

Resolution

Add the mapping in transformation template configurable here:

Provisioining > Candidate to employee integration template

Example for "department" field:

<mapping-attribute>
  <source refid="department" entity-type="jobrequisition"/>
  <target refid="jobInfo.department"/>
</mapping-attribute>

Keywords

Enhanced Manage Pending Recruits Error , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-INT , Integrations & Intelligent Services , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions