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3141794 - Resume or cover letter is not saved in application - Recruiting Management


When a candidate applied in a requisition, the resume or cover letter is removed in their application.

Attachment like resume or cover letter gets wiped out in the application.

Attachment field in the candidate profile is not passed in the application.


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

1. Login to career site

2. Update candidate profile and add attachment like cover letter or resume

3. Save the application

4. Check back the document section and the attachment is gone.


The field ID resume or coverLetter is not configured in the application.


In mobile apply enabled instance, the application page is showing the both the candidate profile and application field. It is visible upon loading but the moment you send the application or saved the application as draft, the system validates the application fields. The attachment field gets wiped out in the application page if the field is not configured in the application template.


resume, cover letter is missing, deleted, lost , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-APP , Applicants and Job Applications , Problem


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