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Correction: Workday Update Limits use of Contingent Worker

March 23, 2023

UPDATE – March 29, 2023

The March 29 issue of News from askUS included the announcement of changes to the use of Contingent Workers in Workday. We made this announcement in error.

To clarify, there are no business process or job profile changes in Workday regarding contingent workers/nonemployees, and no action is required by offices on campus at this time.

We apologize for any confusion caused by this announcement.

 

What's New in the Workday Spring Update?

March 13, 2023
Over the weekend, the Workday Spring Update went into effect. The update included updates and enhancements to a number of areas within Workday, including:

New Jobs Hub Available in the Workday Spring Update

March 13, 2023
Jobs Hub is a new feature available to employees in the Workday Spring Update. Located in the application Menu, Jobs Hub replaces the Career Worklet and provides access to Browse Jobs, Job Alerts, and My Applications from one location

News from askUS - February 22, 2023

Feb. 21, 2023
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Workday Spring Update Coming March 11 / Closing Evergreen/Job Requisitions in Workday / Expanding the Availability of Workday Demo Videos / Second Phase of Contract Payments Tracking Project Coming this Spring / Quick Tips for Tracking Time Off Balances in Workday / You asked US! – Answers to Common Questions / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Second Phase of Contract Payments Tracking Project Coming this Spring

Feb. 21, 2023
In April, *DEFINE VP2 and VPE document creators will see additional audits when entering payment transactions indicated as they relate to a contract. Payments will begin to audit against contract dates and amounts taken directly from a new interface with Contracts+ to help ensure payments under a business contract do not exceed their approved dollar limits.

Quick Tips for Tracking Time Off Balances in Workday

Feb. 20, 2023
As we approach the spring and summer vacation seasons, here are a few quick tips to help time off eligible employees track and plan for using their time-off balances. The reports mentioned in this article are all available from the My Time and Absence App or run directly by entering the report name into the Workday search bar

Expanding the Availability of Workday Demo Videos

Feb. 16, 2023
In January, we began adding demonstration videos to some Workday documentation pages to provide examples for certain processes and tasks. After receiving positive feedback from campus on these initial videos, we are expanding the program. 

Close Evergreen and Job Requisitions Without Contacting SWS

Feb. 15, 2023
A recent update to Workday now allows HR Executives, HR Partners, Academic HR Executives, and Academic HR Partners to close Evergreen and Job Requisitions. This update means that holders of these roles no longer need to contact HR Strategic Workforce Solutions (SWS) to perform this action.

Employees can choose Default Display Language in Workday

Jan. 24, 2023
Employees can now choose their preferred Default Display Language in Workday to support the university’s goal of increasing inclusiveness and belonging on campus. Employees can choose between thirty-nine languages to use as their default display language using the Change Preferences task.

News from askUS - January 25, 2023

Jan. 23, 2023
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Employees can choose Default Display Language in Workday / Mass Term Process now includes Appointments and Contracts / UT Market Updates to eShipGlobal Website / You asked US! – Answers to Common Questions / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes