Carnegie Mellon University

Hands working on laptop

November 21, 2019

Important Enhancements to HR Business Processes on December 4

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is excited to launch a series of strategic plan projects that will transform the delivery of HR services. The first in this series of changes will go live on December 4, 2019.

HR Strategic Plan graphicThe 2019 enhancements will affect Staff Hiring, Compensation, Activity Pay and One-Time Payment, and Change Job activities. These enhancements, along with future planned updates to systems, processes and policies, will allow OHR to focus on providing campus with effective, sustainable, efficient and reliable HR support aligned to the university’s strategic plan and human capital priorities.

To accommodate these enhancements, OHR has planned an extended system outage for both Workday and Taleo from 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 27 through 8 a.m. ET on Wednesday, December 4.

If you have questions or concerns about in-process transactions, please contact a member of your HR team or the Human Resources Service Center at 412-268-4600 or For questions about training, please contact If you have an urgent request during the outage, please contact your Human Resources Business Partner.

Support and other Resources