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The following has evaluated to null or missing:
==> assetEntryLocalService.getjobs("keyword", specialismId, subSpecialismId, countJobs, locale)  [in template "20115#20151#81915" at line 66, column 32]

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FTL stack trace ("~" means nesting-related):
	- Failed at: #assign getResponse = assetEntryLocal...  [in template "20115#20151#81915" at line 66, column 9]
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1<#assign FeaturedEmployerTitle = FeaturedEmployerTitle.getData()> 
2<#assign PopularSearchesTitle = PopularSearchesTitle.getData()> 
3<#assign LatestJobsTitle = LatestJobsTitle.getData()> 
4<#assign tabsLabels = ""> 
5<#assign featuredCount = 0> 
6<#assign latestJobsCount = 0> 
7<#assign assignedCategoriesIds = ""> 
8<#assign assignedCategoriesNames = ""> 
9<#assign assetEntryLocalService = serviceLocator.findService("com.liferay.asset.kernel.service.AssetEntryLocalService") /> 
10<#assign plId = layout.getPlid()> 
11<#assign layoutEntry = assetEntryLocalService.fetchEntry("com.liferay.portal.kernel.model.Layout", plId)> 
12<#assign assetCategories = layoutEntry.getCategories()/> 
13 
14<#assign keyword = ""> 
15<#assign subSpecialismId = "">  
16<#assign specialismId = ""> 
17<#assign parentPlid = layout.getParentPlid()> 
18 
19<#if FeaturedEmployerTitle != ""> 
20    <#assign FeaturedEmployerTitle += ','>  
21	<#assign featuredEmployerService = serviceLocator.findService("com.hays.employer.service.HaysFeaturedEmployerLocalService")  /> 
22	<#assign totalCount = 6 > 
23	<#assign groupIdVal = groupId?c > 
24	<#assign targetAudience = "common,jobseeker" > 
25	<#list assetCategories as cat> 
26       <#assign catName = cat.getCategoryId()> 
27       <#assign catName += '|'> 
28       <#assign assignedCategoriesIds += catName> 
29	</#list> 
30	<#assign assignedCategoriesIds = assignedCategoriesIds?keep_before("|")/> 
31	<#assign response = featuredEmployerService.getFeaturedEmployers(assignedCategoriesIds, groupIdVal, targetAudience, totalCount)> 
32	<#if response.EmpResult??> 
33		<#assign EmpResultArray = response.getJSONArray("EmpResult")> 
34		<#assign featuredCount = EmpResultArray.length()>	 
35		<#if featuredCount !=0> 
36			<#assign tabsLabels += FeaturedEmployerTitle>  
37		</#if> 
38	</#if> 
39</#if> 
40 
41<#if LatestJobsTitle != ""> 
42	<#assign LatestJobsTitle += ','> 
43	<#assign LayoutLocalService = serviceLocator.findService("com.liferay.portal.kernel.service.LayoutLocalService")> 
44	<#assign nodeId = LayoutLocalService.getLayout(parentPlid).getExpandoBridge().getAttribute("NodeId")> 
45	<#list assetCategories as cat> 
46       <#assign catName = cat.getName()> 
47       <#assign catName += '|'> 
48       <#assign assignedCategoriesNames += catName> 
49	</#list> 
50	<#assign assignedCategoriesNames = assignedCategoriesNames?keep_before("|")/> 
51	<#if nodeId == "job-seeker"> 
52		<#assign specialismId = assignedCategoriesNames> 
53	<#else> 
54		<#assign subSpecialismId = assignedCategoriesNames>  
55	</#if> 
56	<#assign ucmLocaleKey = themeDisplay.getLocale()+"."+siteType+"."+"ucmLocale"> 
57	<#assign projectSURLKey = "Mobile_URL_" + locale.getCountry()> 
58	<#if (siteType != "Expert")> 
59		<#assign projectSURLKey = projectSURLKey + "_"+ siteType> 
60	</#if> 
61	<#assign locale = propsUtil.get(ucmLocaleKey)/> 
62	<#assign GCSLocales = propsUtil.get("GCSLocales")/> 
63	<#assign projectSURL = propsUtil.get(projectSURLKey)/> 
64	<#assign countJobs = "5"> 
65	<#assign assetEntryLocalService = serviceLocator.findService("com.hays.service.jobs.service.HaysJobsLocalService")/> 
66	<#assign getResponse = assetEntryLocalService.getjobs("keyword", specialismId, subSpecialismId, countJobs, locale)> 
67	<#if getResponse?? && getResponse.result??> 
68		<#assign getResponseResult = getResponse.result> 
69		<#if getResponseResult.resultCount gt 0> 
70			<#assign getResponseResultArray = getResponseResult.getJSONArray("jobs")> 
71			<#assign latestJobsCount = getResponseResultArray.length()> 
72			<#if getResponseResultArray.length() < 5> 
73				<#assign countJobs = getResponseResultArray.length()> 
74			</#if> 
75			<#if latestJobsCount != 0> 
76				<#assign tabsLabels += LatestJobsTitle> 
77			</#if> 
78		</#if> 
79	</#if> 
80</#if> 
81 
82<#if PopularSearchesTitle != ""> 
83	<#assign PopularSearchesTitle += ','> 
84	<#if Label.getSiblings()?has_content> 
85		<#assign tabsLabels += PopularSearchesTitle> 
86	</#if> 
87</#if> 
88	 
89<#if tabsLabels != ""> 
90	<div class="box"> 
91		<div class="hays-tabs"> 
92		<#assign tabsLabels = tabsLabels?keep_before_last(",")/> 
93		<@liferay_ui["tabs"] 
94		names=tabsLabels 
95		param=tabs2 
96		refresh=false 
97		type=tabs 
98
99		 
100		<#if FeaturedEmployerTitle != "" && featuredCount !=0> 
101			<@liferay_ui["section"] > 
102			<ul class="list emp-list"> 
103			<#list 0 ..< featuredCount as i> 
104				<#assign empTitle = EmpResultArray.get(i).title> 
105				<#assign empArticleId = EmpResultArray.get(i).articleId> 
106				<#assign empUrl = EmpResultArray.get(i).empUrl>  
107				<#assign empImage = EmpResultArray.get(i).image> 
108				<li class="${empArticleId}"><a href="${empUrl}" target="_blank"><img src="${empImage}" alt="${empTitle}"></a></li> 
109			</#list> 
110			</ul> 
111			<#assign privateLayout = false> 
112			<#assign LayoutLocalService = serviceLocator.findService("com.liferay.portal.kernel.service.LayoutLocalService")> 
113			<#assign layouts = LayoutLocalService.getLayouts(groupId, privateLayout)> 
114			<#assign featureEmployerPageUrl =  "/"> 
115			<#if (layouts?size > 0)> 
116				<#assign featuredEmpSectionFound = 0> 
117				<#list layouts as layout> 
118					<#if layout?? &&  featuredEmpSectionFound == 0> 
119						<#assign nodeIdFeatured = layout.getExpandoBridge().getAttribute("NodeId")> 
120						<#if (nodeIdFeatured??)> 
121							<#if (nodeIdFeatured == "featured-employer")> 
122								<#assign featuredEmpSectionFound = 1> 
123								<#assign featureEmployerPageUrl = layout.getFriendlyURL()> 
124								<#assign portalurl= themeDisplay.getURLPortal() > 
125								<#if portalurl?contains("expertcontrib")> 
126									<#assign featureEmployerPageUrl= "/web"+themeDisplay.getSiteGroup().getFriendlyURL()+ featureEmployerPageUrl > 
127								</#if> 
128							</#if> 
129						</#if> 
130					</#if> 
131				</#list> 
132			</#if> 
133			<a class="btn" href="${featureEmployerPageUrl}">${languageUtil.get(themeDisplay.getLocale(), "lr_featuredEmployersTitle")}</a> 
134			</@> 
135		</#if> 
136		 
137		<#if LatestJobsTitle != "" && latestJobsCount != 0 > 
138			<@liferay_ui["section"]> 
139			<ul class="list sponsored-list"> 
140			<#list 0 ..< countJobs?number as i> 
141				<#assign JobUrl = getResponseResultArray.get(i).jobRequisitionId> 
142				<#if GCSLocales?contains(locale)> 
143					<#assign JobUrl += "?jobSource=HaysGCJ"> 
144				</#if> 
145				<#assign jobtitle = getResponseResultArray.get(i).title> 
146				<#if getResponseResultArray.get(i).getJSONObject("nonFilterableCustomFields").has("xLocationDescription")> 
147					<#assign location = getResponseResultArray.get(i).getJSONObject("nonFilterableCustomFields").getJSONObject("xLocationDescription").getJSONArray("values").getString(0)> 
148				<#else> 
149					<#assign location = ""> 
150				</#if> 
151				<li><a href="${JobUrl}"><strong>${jobtitle}</strong><small><p>${location}</p></small></a></li> 
152			</#list> 
153			</ul> 
154			<a class="btn" href="${projectSURL}${propsUtil.get("SEARCH")}?q=hays&amp;specialismId=${specialismId}&amp;subSpecialismId=${subSpecialismId}"><span>${languageUtil.get(themeDisplay.getLocale(), "lr_latestAllJobs")}</span></a> 
155			</@> 
156		</#if> 
157		 
158		<#if PopularSearchesTitle != ""> 
159			<@liferay_ui["section"]> 
160			<#if Label.getSiblings()?has_content> 
161				<ul class="list arrow-list"> 
162				<#list Label.getSiblings() as cur_PopularSearchesContent> 
163					<li ><h3><a target="_blank" href="${cur_PopularSearchesContent.Link.getData()}">${cur_PopularSearchesContent.getData()}</a></h3></li> 
164				</#list> 
165				</ul> 
166			</#if> 
167			</@> 
168		</#if> 
169		</div> 
170	</div> 
171</@> 
172</#if> 

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