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2455898 - How to disable the 'Add Candidate' functionality for recruiting users - Recruiting Management


This KBA covers how to disable the 'Add Candidate' functionality for a Recruiting user.

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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SuccessFactors as an Admin
  2. Go to Recruiting >> Candidates
  3. You want to disable the 'Add Candidate' link:

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This functionality is available if the user has Candidate Search Permissions.


  • The 'Add Candidate' functionality is associated with the Candidate Search functionality;
  • You can only disable 'Add Candidate' link if you revoke the candidate search permission from the Recruiting user;
  • For more information on how to add/revoke candidate search permissions, please refer to the KBA in the following link: 2081416;


Add, Candidate, Recruiting, View, Tab, Permission, Remove, Revoke , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , How To


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions