A blog to communicate about Workday.

New Leave Type Emergency Responder

March 27, 2019 | Categories Time Off & Leave

Emergency Responder Leave - Red Cross or Similar Organization is now live in Workday. This leave is for regular full and part-time academic and non-academic employees who are trained and registered as emergency responders with the Red Cross or other similar organization. May be granted up to five days of paid leave per calendar year for time away from work needed to provide volunteer services related to disaster relief. For more information,...

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Updates - Report Improvements

February 20, 2019 | Categories Staffing, Time Tracking

Dashboard & Trending Updates

In addition to adding 2 new reports to this collection we have also expanded access to include Administrative Managers and Management Partners.  Each of the reports were reviewed and brought into alignment to provide consistency.  

NEW - Headcount by Department

NEW - Headcount by Department - With Prompts

Headcount by Age Group


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New Performance Dialogues are Ready!

January 7, 2019 | Categories Talent, Career & Performance

The newly updated Performance Dialogue templates are now available.  The following changes were made from last year’s templates:

  • The NCAA acknowledgement was removed; we will be using another method to collect this data from only the necessary individuals.
  • There is no longer a separate question about reviewing the SPD, instead it was added to the overall help text to another question.
  • The help text for the “...
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Updates - Comments, Service Awards, and more

December 4, 2018 | Categories Staffing, Time Off & Leave

Service Awards

The report, Service Awards, supporting service award recipients for FY19 has been updated in Workday.


For quite sometime, comments on reports have caused us some pain as they were only viewable by very specific roles.  Workday has now provided us with a new report field secured in such away that HR roles can now view the comments associated with...

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Updates - More report changes to share

October 17, 2018 | Categories Recruiting, Staffing, Time Off & Leave

Our minimum wage verification reports have been updated to include the rates that will be effective 12/31/2018.  As in the past we will be working with the Student Employment Office to advance all hourly student positions to the new minimum wage.  If you have large numbers of changes and would like to discuss doing this via EIB (mass load) please let us know as soon as possible.

 Hourly Workers Under Min Wage...

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Updates - A number of items we would like to share

October 12, 2018 | Categories Recruiting, Staffing, Time Off & Leave

Source Effectiveness (recruiting report update) – we added a new field to the drill down providing the name of the Employee Hired / Promoted

Is Deceased (calculated field update) – we discovered a long standing flaw in the logic of this field where a retiree whose date of death had been updated was not displaying as deceased. This flaw has been fixed in both reports and integrations. If you see any...

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