Delegation for Time Approval

Overview for Delegation for Time Approval

Follow this guide to delegate tasks and the initiation of business processes to peers or superiors in your hierarchy.

Please Note: Delegating Recruiting Tasks is not something that Workday enables.  Please discuss with your HR Recruiter how your Job Requisition will be handled while you are away.


Instructions for Initiating Delegations 

  1. Access the Delegations task by typing My Delegations into the Search box.

  2. Click on the Manage Delegations button.

  3. Enter a Begin Date and End Date for the delegation.

  4. Enter the name of the person to whom you would like to delegate tasks and business process initiation in the Delegate field. You may choose peers in your supervisory organization or your superiors.

  5. For HR business processes, you will leave Start on My Behalf field empty.

  6. Choose the inbox tasks that you would like your delegate to complete for you in the Do Inbox Tasks on My Behalf field. To delegate time approval you will

  7. Check the Retain Access to Delegated Tasks in Inbox box if you would like to receive notifications and retain access to tasks during the delegation period.

  8. Click Submit.

What Happens Next?

Your delegation will go to your manager to approve.


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