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2187194 - Internal Candidates not able to edit Candidate Profile fields - Recruiting Management


Internal Candidates tries to update the information present on their Candidate Profile, however the fields are not editable.


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log to your SuccessFactors system;
  2. Go to Careers;
  3. Open Candidate Profile;
  4. Fields are not editable.


The Candidate Profile fields which are synchronized to Employee Profile (sm-mapped) and also will follow the RBP permissions instead of Succession Data Model permissions.


To grant the RBP permission to edit these fields, please, follow below steps:

  1. Go to Admin Center > Set User Permissions > Manage Permission Roles.
  2. Select the Permission Role you would like to modify (depending on the granted and target population).
  3. Click the “Permission” button > select “Employee Data” tab > enable View and/or Edit permission for the desired Employee Profile fields or background elements > click on “Done”.
  4. Click on “Save Changes”.

See Also

2116024 - Role Based Permissions (RBP) - User Assistance Documentation Link

2300521 - Employee Profile: How to grant RBP permissions over Employee Data?


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