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2941402 - Configuring People Search to Allow Searching by Additional Keywords - SuccessFactors


The requirement is to search employees by additional keywords besides the below Default ones:

  • first
  • middle
  • last
  • username


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile

Reproducing the Issue

Searching for keywords on People Search on the top of the page.


Beside the defaults one, you can also search for the below one:

  • job title
  • location
  • department
  • division

To add additional Keywords, follow the below steps:

  1. Go to (Admin Center > Company System and Logo Settings);
  2. Select the option "Search for people by additional keywords such as job title, location, department, or division (requires Role-based Permissions)";
  3. Click "Save Company System Setting" to save the change.

You can find more details on this Guide:

See Also


Q: I would like to add other fields to be searched on People Search. Is that possible?

A: No, it´s not possible to add any other fields to be searched on the People Search. We recommend you to open an enhancement request on the Community.


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