In preparation for the upcoming Fall 2019 start of term, HR will host multiple information sessions for one-time payments, hiring, and onboarding to support start of term activities. These sessions will focus on end-to-end processes including updates on enhancements to each process. Please visit the Workday website for more information or to register for a session.
*this issue has now been resolved. You can now view salary advices using Mac and mobile devices
NOTICE: We are currently investigating an issue with viewing the Faculty and Staff Salary Increase Advices on mobile devices and in Safari (Mac default browser). Mac users should open advices in Google Chrome and mobile device users should use a laptop or desktop until we find a resolution.
Do you need help with Workday? Human Resources will be visiting each faculty to to assist with onboarding for new student hires (co-ops and graduate research/graduate teaching assistants) and any inquiries related to the system. Drop by our Pop-up between 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. for assistance.
All new graduate student employees will be required to complete the onboarding process in Workday, which includes setting up banking information for direct deposit. The onboarding process needs to be completed as soon as possible to ensure that pay can be issued at the end of each month. Graduate students who have completed onboarding in a previous term will be prompted to verify or update their information. If you need assistance, please contact email@example.com or ext. 35935.
For the second year in a row, the University of Waterloo has received a Canada’s Best Diversity Employer award. In early March, representatives from Human Resources, Organizational & Human Development and the Equity Office accepted the award at a ceremony in Toronto.
For the past month, since the launch of Workday, the Workday Support Centre has been busy assisting employees with the transition to the new HR system. In January, we had more than 9000 unique log-ins to Workday. As of February 11th, support for employees will continue to be available by phone (extension 33000) and email (firstname.lastname@example.org), however EC1 1004 will no longer serve as a drop-in centre.
Staff performance appraisal season is now upon us. Please ensure that you review, document and discuss your performance for 2018 with your manager. Your performance appraisal should include a meaningful discussion that highlights your accomplishments and goals. Performance appraisals are due March 15, 2019.
With the transition to Workday, there have been some changes to the processes for entering time for casual employees. Because this is the first pay period going through the new processes and timelines have been tight, we wanted to let you know that there will be an off-cycle pay for anyone who missed the regular payroll cut-off deadline.