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3096792 - Unable to transfer successfully CandidateID and ApplicationID via Recruiting to hire Data Mapping - RCM/OBX/EC


Is it possible to transfer successfully Candidate ID and Application ID via Recruiting to hire Data Mapping ?

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management
  • SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. The system let you save the setting as below:
  2. However testing the integration the IDs  do not populate the destination. In addition verifying via Diagnostic tool in Provisioning the information send from Candidate ID and Application ID appear as "null"


    Our Product Manager confirmed that is not supported.


    If you believe this behavior should be altered, please, raise this to our Influence Page, where you can submit an idea or search and vote for existing ideas that you consider relevant on the Influence Page, so they can become an enhancement for future product versions.
    The following KBA addresses how to submit Enhancement Requests: 2090228 – How to submit enhancement requests for SAP SuccessFactors products
    As workaround you can try an alternative method:
    • create two custom fields in job application template;
    • using Recruiting Business Rules populate the Application ID and Candidate ID to these fields;
    • then mapping these custom fields in Recruiting to hire Data Mapping you should be able to transfer the values without involve the original standard field IDs;


    Recruiting, to hire, Data, Mapping, Candidate ID , Application ID, Candidate, Onboarding, employee, central, rcm, onb, ec, field   , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-INT , Integration Center & Intelligent Services , Problem


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