SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2655464 - External Career Site - Hyperlink Opens in Same Window.


  • When navigating the external career site and a hyperlink is clicked the link does not open in a new tab or window.
  • The link opens in the same tab, if the back button is clicked the user is logged out of external career site as the session has ended.

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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Click on a link
  2. Link opens in same browser tab

Link photo.png


Target must be set appropriately.


  1. Navigate to Manage Recruiting Sites, Edit external career site
  2. Highlight and press link button
  3. Select Target

    manage recruiting sites.png

  4. Select “New Window (_blank)”
  5. Save changes
  6. Access external career site click link. Link opens in new tab and user remains logged in session in previous tab


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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions