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"Washington, DC" not handled correctly when searching for Jobs in Candidate Experience Skill

edited Jun 12, 2020 11:10PM in Digital Assistant


When searching for jobs in the Candidate Experience Skill, "Washington, DC" is not handled correctly, and the user is prompted to enter a State.

However, when searching for "Washington DC" (without the comma) the city is correctly resolved.

This is caused by an issue in the underlying location services.

As a workaround, we can alter the Skill's Flow to specifically find instances of "Washington, DC" in the input string and remove the comma.

To do this we need to add three sections of code to the flow.

Firstly, declare a new variable to hold the modified input string, by adding the following to the "variables" section of the Flow:


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