Workday Tips & Tricks: Scheduled Weekly Hours and FTE

If you are in the process of hiring a new employee, or adding an additional job for an existing employee, pay close attention to the scheduled weekly hours you are entering on the action. This value calculates to the employee’s displayed full time equivalent (FTE), and should reflect the most accurate estimate of that value. HR has discovered FTE values in excess of 200%, which are generally not accurate, due to incorrect entry of scheduled weekly hours.

The data being entered in this field, as well as many other fields, all contribute to the accuracy of the employee record. This data is used to determine eligibility for various compensation, time, leave, and benefits plans, along with reporting within WSU and beyond. Please see the Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Changes article and Change Job Reference Guide for more information.

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