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2496218 - Cannot Add Peers to a Career Path in the Career & Development Module


Users cannot add Peers to a career path in Career and Development.

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SAP SuccessFactors Career Development Planning

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In the SAP SuccessFactors Career and Development module select Career Path, click on "Add a Peer Role":
    Career Path
  2. When adding a Peer Role that already exists in the path:
  3. The system gives a popup:



This is expected behavior as a Peer Role cannot be added to a Career Path which already contains that Role


Only a Peer Role which does not already exist in the Career Path may be added.

  1. For example, select Peer Role from the dropdown > For example 'Financial Analyst':


  1. Select Financial Analyist.
  2. This does not exist in the above Career Path, so it will save correctly:



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