Get NullPointerException When Employee Candidate Uploads Resume during Apply for Job Flow (Doc ID 2003122.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to upload resume during apply for job, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact your System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:616)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.nav.OAPageButtonBarBean.processRequest(OAPageButtonBarBean.java:351)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:989)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:935)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:659)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1183)
 

(..)


## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
  at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.ApplyNavBarCO.isUSLegislation(ApplyNavBarCO.java:522)
  at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.ApplyNavBarCO.processRequest(ApplyNavBarCO.java:138)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:600)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.nav.OAPageButtonBarBean.processRequest(OAPageButtonBarBean.java:351)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:989)

(..)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Responsibility: iRecruitment Employee Candidate.
2. Navigation: Jobs tab - Available Jobs tab.
3. Search for available jobs.
4. Click Apply Now icon for a job.
5. Press Upload Resume Button.
6. Upload a resume and fill the description column.
7. Press Continue button.
8. Get error message.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot apply for jobs successfully.

Cause

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