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2807356 - Bulk Creation of Candidates with CSV file is failing - Recruiting Management


  • Can't find the candidates that I've just imported with CSV Bulk Import in Candidate Search.
  • The Job in the backend is failing saying that there are mandatory fields missing, when I have filled those fields.


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The template is using semi-colons instead of commas.


Depending on your region format of the list separator of your computer, the software you use to change the template might use a semi-colon format instead of commas, that is the correct and supported version.

This affects the bulk import of candidate, by making it fail the job in the backend of the system and not import the candidates. Hence, they're not searchable.

To fix this issue, please, make sure your template for the bulk import is using commas as a separator instead of semi-colons.

See Also

2779621 - How to Enabled Recruiting Users to Bulk Create Candidates from .CSV File - Recruiting Management

2770411 - Search candidate profiles created by bulk upload from a .CSV file - Recruiting Management


bulk import, bulk candidate import, import candidates through csv, import candidates csv, mass import candidates. , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , Problem


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