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The Weekly Wag, Issue #11

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The Weekly Wag, Issue #11

Delta DogWelcome to The Weekly Wag, your home for quick news and updates on the ctcLink project.

Training Tip of the Week

Are you having trouble registering for ctcLink courses? Here are two quick tips:

  1. Complete the four easy steps in the “How to Register for Training Courses” section of Training for ctcLink: Start Here.
  2. If tip 1 doesn’t work, contact the ITS Help Desk: email helpdesk@highline.edu, call 206-592-4357 or submit a ticket to Help Desk.

Deadlines and Office Closures

Many things are happening to make sure Highline is prepared to go live with ctcLink. So that you can plan, see a high-level schedule of upcoming activities, deadlines and closures. More dates will be added in the coming weeks.

Delta Dog

Once you complete PeopleSoft Fundamentals, share your success by emailing Delta Dog. You will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card.*

Question of the Week

Delta Dog loves getting questions from her human friends. Here’s a recent one:

Dear Delta Dog,
I finished the 9.2 PeopleSoft Fundamentals course and want to learn more about ctcLink. But, that course was long and I’m afraid I won’t have time. Are all of the courses that long?
— Eager but time-starved

Dear Eager but time-starved,
Thankfully, the other courses are much shorter. PeopleSoft Fundamentals is made up of eight modules and usually takes 4 to 6 hours to complete. (Time varies based on your learning style.) Other courses won’t take nearly that long. For example, the next recommended course is ES100 HCM Employee Self-Service, which only takes one to two hours to complete. If you earn a paycheck at Highline, be sure to take those two courses by February 8 so you are ready when we go live. Learn more at “2 Crucial Courses for ctcLink Success.”
— Delta Dog

Last Lunch and Learn of 2020

Join us Friday, December 18, at noon for Lunch and Learn with Delta Dog. Chat and chew with project manager Pat Daniels and other ctcLink team members during this informal weekly session. Bring your questions and your lunch.

Golden Paw Award

Who Deserves a Golden Paw?

Has one of your colleagues gone to extraordinary effort during Highline’s journey to ctcLink? Nominate them for a Golden Paw Award by emailing Delta Dog. See recent award winners on the Paws Up page.

Countdown Calendar

The clock is ticking. Just 32 working days until Highline goes live with ctcLink on February 8, 2021.

Get Social

Delta Dog feels at home in the virtual world. Join her there on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Word of the Week

While you learn and work with ctcLink and its software, PeopleSoft, you’ll come across many words and terms (find them on the Terminology page). This week’s word is not used in PeopleSoft, but it’s one we’re using on Highline’s journey to ctcLink:

Delta Dog’s favorite word. Normally quiet, Delta Dog will let loose with a woof! to express gratitude or delight.

Ask Delta Dog

Delta DogWho is this blue dog? Learn why Delta Dog is our trusty companion on the journey to ctcLink.

If you have questions about ctcLink, ask Delta Dog.

You can also view the Frequently Asked Questions page.

For information about the statewide ctcLink project, visit the SBCTC ctcLink page and read the blog, ctcLink Connect.


*No state funds were used to purchase gift card. Card has been donated by a friend of Delta Dog.