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2662231 - Initiate onboarding again for same candidate - Onboarding 1.0


  • Customer Initiated Onboarding from RCM and Initiate button is greyed out in RCM.
  • Customer deleted records in Onboarding side and they like to re-initate the onboarding for same candidate from same requistion(by making the initiate button active) again in RCM.
  • Customer would like to know is it possible to re-enable the initate button again in RCM side.


  • SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding 1.0
  • SAP SuccessFactors RCM


As per the current feature of Recruiting, once onboarding has been initiated for a candidate, it is not possible to initiate onboarding again for the candidate in the same requisition. It is necessary to create a new Job Requisition and hire the candidate again.


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