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3049088 - Generic Object and Foundation Object in Candidate Profile Extension Not Searchable - Recruiting


Generic Object and Foundation Object fields do not appear as search criteria in Candidate Profile Extension search.

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Reproducing the Issue

1. Add a custom field with the type 'Generic Object' or 'Foundation Object' to the Candidate Profile Extension object

2. Add a value to the custom field defined previously

3. Navigate to Recruiting > Candidate, the custom field does not appear as search criteria in Profile Extension menu


Generic Object and Foundation Object are not supported as Candidate Profile Extension search criteria.


The supported data types for the custom fields are as follows:

A. customDateLimit = 40

B. customDecimalLimit = 10

C. customNumberLimit = 110 (Number includes number, picklist, boolean)

D. customStringLimit = 40

See Also

KB article 2739317 - Candidate Profile Extension fields with picklist data-type are not showing up as Candidate Search filters - Recruiting Management


Candidate Profile Extension, supported field type, Generic Object, Foundation Object, GO, FO, SF, Success Factors, RCM  , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , Problem


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