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Here’s a quick guide on the new features in HCM, what you need to know about 2022 R1 and how Genie can help your organization with your workday testing needs.

In this blog, we will be showcasing the exciting new feature enhancements which will make the greatest impact in 2022 R1. We will be highlighting how Genie can help your organizational efficiency, curating accurate solutions for your business needs as well as displaying Genie’s capabilities in assisting your organization with the upcoming release testing

So, you might already be thinking – what are these features, how do they impact my business – and where does Genie fit into Workday2022 R1?

There’s are a  multitude of new features being released across: HCM, Recruiting, Payroll, Time Tracking, Integration, Cross Application Services. We have expanded Genie’s scope in Learning by offering more robust features for Courses as well as helping build your organization’s pandemic readiness. We have also improved on Genie’s expense reporting and payroll functionalities, while providing a facelift to the user interface for Recruiting purposes.


What exactly is Genie and what does it do, you might be wondering?


With Genie, our team has developed an automation solution that supports all your Workday testing requirements. It’s a nifty automation framework on the cloud which supports implementation, release testing and post-production validation.

We will take you through the highly anticipated features in Workday 2022 R1and share how Genie can seamlessly regression test your current workday environment.


Configure Recurring Expiration Dates for Retraining

With this feature, Workday allows customers to configure reoccurring expiration dates for courses.

Genie will ensure that employees can enroll in courses and validate expiration periods on the courses.



Vaccination and Workplace Test Tracking

With this feature, Workday will update vaccine tracking, adding functionality to your organization's pandemic preparedness and control plans. Genie’s process automation framework has the flexibility to test this vaccine tracking functionality and ensuring your organizations readiness for the workforce and helping your employees to return to work and/or travel.

Full-Time Equivalent on Position Restrictions

This feature provides organizations with the ability to capture the different facets of position restrictions ensuring greater flexibility to HR personnel. Genie provides organizations with peace of mind by testing position restrictions functionality ensuring nothing is broken as a result of this new Workday change.


Expense Reporting for Candidates

This feature allows customers to have candidates create expense reports within Workday avoiding manual workarounds and ad hoc payments.Genie will process the expense reports functionality so that there is no impact to existing expense processing in Workday.



External Career Site Search Experience and Job Details

With this release Workday automatically delivers the new user interface on all external career sites for every customer. Genie ensures that the new user interface changes do not impact the overall user experience on external career sites by simulating the candidate job application process.





On-Demand Additional Payments on Prior Periods

Workday enables customers to manage statutory calculations and DSN reporting for on-demand payments for prior pay periods. Genie ensures that the on-demand additional payment process for prior periods is calculating correctly by running payroll within Workday.


Combine Pay slips

This feature allows customers to combine pay slips for workers with multiple jobs within one or multiple organizations.Genie will run the payrolls to ensure workers with multiple jobs have their pay slips correctly validated.

Retro Differences from Current Tax Authority Change

This feature allows customers to process pay differences for retro events from different tax authorities. Genie will process payroll and validate that the retro events are calculating correctly for each tax authority.


Absence Time Off Thresholds

This feature provides managers and administrators the ability to set and track the minimum threshold for the total number of workers who can take time off as well as total number of available hours. Genie validates that the employees can take time-off based on configured limits set on the time-off plans.

Segmented Security for Time Off

This feature lets customers configure segmented security to control who can request or correct time off types. This change helps reduce the need for warnings, errors and help texts on business processes. Genie validates the appropriate security personnel to have access to request or correct time off types based on the segmented security configured in the tenant.

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