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Job Application Error After Selecting 'Apply Without Job' Link and Exiting Without Applying "First Operand of .is NULL so cannot access member Clear (180,236)" (Doc ID 2628911.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 26, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Talent Acquisition Manager - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


If a candidate applies for a job on the Careers page, then clicks the "Apply without a job" link, it goes to the job application. If the user clicks on "Exit" button, then an error occurs below.

First Operand of .is NULL so cannot access member Clear (180,236) HRS_SEARCH.SearchFramework.CandidateGateway.JobSearchFLMFF.OnExecute Name:DoSearch PCPC:10747 Statement:168
Called from:HRS_COMMON.SEARCH.BUS.JobSearchProvider.OnExecute Name:search Statement:198
Called from:HRS_COMMON.SEARCH.BUS.AppJobSearch.OnExecute Name:execute Statement:102
Called from:HRS_COMMON.CMP_HRS_APP_SCHJOb.BUS.SearchController.OnExecute.Name:execVeritySearch Statement:24

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
     1. Go to Self Service > Recruiting > Careers
     2. Click “apply without a job” hyperlink from the above screen
     3. Click ok
     4. Click on “Next” button
     5. Without save as draft, click on “Exit” button at top left corner




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