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2397199 - Display candidate id on internal candidate profile


Since b1611, clients now has the ability to set visibility of the newly exposed Candidate ID on the Candidate Profile Page.


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management


In this release, the Candidate ID have been introduced. Candidate ID is now available to be exposed to Recruiting users.



  • Candidate-id already exists in the database.
  • Candidate-id must be read-only.
  • Candidate-id must be exposed as a standard field.
  • Candidate-id should be tokenizable.
  • When a permissioned recruiting user opens an existing Candidate Profile, they will see the candidate-id field.
  • Need to enable Display Candidate ID on the Candidate Profile and Application pages, and enable searching by it within Candidate Search page in Manage Recruiting Settings. 

Note: candidateId to be added as standard fields in CPT like below
<field-definition id="candidateId" type="number" required="false" custom="false" anonymize="false">
<field-label mime-type="text-plain"><![CDATA[Candidate ID: ]]></field-label>
<field-description><![CDATA[Candidate ID]]></field-description>

To add the candidateId standard field, you may need to contact your SuccessFactors Implementation Partner in adherence to KB article


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