New Employee Orientation training now available on-demand

To ensure new WSU employees have timely access to New Employee Orientation, System Orientation, and Benefits Orientation training modules are now available on-demand in Percipio. System Orientation will be available online to all new employees, as well as Benefits Orientation.   WSU Retirement orientation for Civil Service and Administrative Professionals and Faculty remains available via registration, […]

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Optimization Consultations offer one-on-one help for areas

This summer, we’re excited to begin offering Optimization Consultations, a new opportunity for areas to connect with the Modernization team to maximize their use of Workday. If your area has been struggling with a specific function, or if you simply want to find ways to be more efficient in how you use Workday, Optimization Consultations […]

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Prepare for July Mass Salary Increase blackout dates

In July 2023, HRS will process the following mass action in Workday: Civil Service Mass Salary Increase effective July 1 Departments are encouraged to prepare for this blackout date by reviewing the July 2023 HCM Mass Action Timelines and Options guide. This guide provides information about key deadlines and tasks that require completion prior to […]

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Issue Resolved: Notifications inadvertently sent from WSU9 Workday tenant

Issue: Some WSU employees received erroneous email notifications from the WSU9 Workday tenant between May 26 and June 1, 2023. This issue is resolved. Time to resolution: Resolved. Details: The Modernization team was made aware of some employees receiving an increased number of email notifications from Workday between May 26 and June 1. After troubleshooting, […]

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What are soft skills, and why do they matter?

The past three years have transformed the way we work, requiring each of us to navigate remote work, new technology, and increase our tolerance to constant change. Success in this new workplace dynamic requires more than just the technical skills that employees may have historically relied on. Attributes known as “soft skills” are becoming more […]

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Three helpful reports for fiscal year end

We’ve created a new guide highlighting three reports helpful for locating business documents in Workday, which may assist in preparing for fiscal year end.   CR PRO Find Spend Authorizations, CR PRO Find Requisitions, and CR PRO Find Purchase Orders allow areas, departments, and unit administrators to find any Spend Authorization, Requisition, or Purchase Order using a […]

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FY23 year end memos memos and cutoff dates available

2023 fiscal year end cutoff dates and memos are now available on the General Accounting website. Modernization has also created a new reference guide highlighting reports helpful for locating business documents in Workday during fiscal year end. Learn more here. These resources were previously distributed to the Controller’s Office listserv. Questions regarding these memos and […]

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Workday Success Stories: Effort Certification sees dramatic improvement since launch

Since the launch of Workday in 2020, we’ve been keeping track of the ways our new system has changed how we work at WSU. As a testament to the hard work and perseverance of WSU staff and faculty, we are excited to launch a new series, Workday Success Stories. These stories highlight the measurable improvements […]

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Elevating Cougs: Developing as a Cougar track focuses on personal development

The Developing as a Cougar track at Elevating Cougs 2023 offers expanded professional and personal development for Faculty, Administrative Professional, and Civil Service employees. With an emphasis on “soft skills,” sessions in this track offer valuable knowledge and insight for any WSU employee, at any level, regardless of their job duties. Employees who attend sessions […]

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