Workday will offer staff a better user experience and a centralized place to access information. Staff will use Workday for both personal administration (time-tracking, pay, etc) as well as to complete tasks related to their roles. Below is a summary of how Workday will affect day-to-day life for most staff.
What will Workday do for staff?
Provide quick access to information, reports and actions.
Make many workflows and processes more efficient and transparent.
Keep you up-to-date through notifications and alerts.
What's changing for staff?
HCM (People and Culture)
Access to update your personal information (address, emergency contact, etc.)
Ability to manage your time in Workday, including sick time, leaves, absences, and overtime.
Ability to create a profile to quickly and easily apply for new positions through Workday.
Ability to track progress of requests online (Eg. see if vacation request is approved).
New processes for hiring and managing faculty, staff and contractors.
Faster and more efficient purchasing processes.
Ability to submit expense claims and purchase requisitions online and track their status.
More paperless processes, eliminating the need to store documents.
Changes for budget officers
- Approve transactions in your budget online (expense reports, requisitions, invoices, etc)
- Quick access to more accurate real-time budget information and reports
- Ability to create accounting journal entries to move charges between cost centers (budgets)
- New cost centres and ways to group, track and report on spends and revenue