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2645470 - Keyword word search not possible in Candidate search - Recruiting Management


This article describes the root cause for keyword tag not appearing in Candidate Search.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Recruiting.
  2. Go to Candidates Tab.
  3. When you go to Candidate Search, you will not find the keyword tag or have the ability to search keywords in the resume or coverletter.


  4. Expected Behavior:

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In your Candidate Profile template, either the resume field or coverLetter field is marked as sensitive="true".  This is what it looks like in Manage Templates:

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  1. Edit the Candidate Profile and set both the resume field and coverLetter field to sensitive="false."
  2. Sample code setup:
    <field-definition id="resume" type="richText" required="true" custom="false" anonymize="true" sensitive="true">
    <field-definition id="coverLetter" type="richText" required="false" custom="false" anonymize="true" sensitive="true">

See Also

2556844 - New Tag for identifying sensitive personal Data (SPD) - RCM


Sensitive Tag; Candidate Profile; Keyword Search, keyword and item search, candidate search , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , Problem


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