The Workday integration for HiThrive provides a one-way data sync of employee details from your Workday workspace to your HiThrive team.

Please follow the steps below to enable the integration.

Fields imported from Workday

  •  Birth_Date
  • Start_Date
  • Organization
  • Location
  • Manager_ID
  • Position_Title
  • Employee_ID
  • First_Name
  • Last_Name
  • Department
  • Title

Synchronization frequency and security

 HiThrive automatically imports your Workday user data on a nightly basis over an encrypted HTTP connection. Only the fields listed above are saved to a HiThrive user’s profile – no other employee details are accessed or saved.

Create a Workday Integration System User  

Important: Use good security practices for this user. It should only be used for the Workday <> HiThrive integration and leverage a strong password

1. Create the user- In Workday, Search: "create integration system user" and select the resulting task

  • Specify a User Name and a strong password
  • Set the session timeout to a value as low as possible
  • Select Do Not Allow UI Sessions
  • Select OK, then Done















2. Create a Security GroupIn Workday:

  • Search: "create security group" and select the resulting task
  • For Type of Tenanted Security Group, select Integration System Security Group (Unconstrained
  • Name: HiThrive Security Group









3. Next, for Integration System Users, add the user created in the prior step, select OK, then Done








4. Assign Group to domain Security Configuration - In Workday, perform steps 1-4 for each Domain/Permission pair in the table that follows:

  • Search:"domain security configuration" and select the result
  • In the Domain field, search the Domain from the table, select the result, select OK
  • Select the (...) next to the Domain name; under Actions, select DomainEdit Security Policy Permissions









  • Under Integrated Permissions, add the Security Group created in the above steps and select the Permission



  • Select OK, then Done. If an alert to Activate Pending Security Policy Changesis displayed, do this after all domains have been updated for the security changes to take effect immediately
  • Permit the following domain security policies to have “Get” access under Integration Permissions:



    Person Data Work Contact Information


    Workday Accounts


    Worker Data Active and Terminated Workers          


    Worker Data All Positions


    Worker Data Business Title on Worker Profile


    Worker Data Current Staffing Information


    Worker Data Public Worker Reports


    Worker Data Workers


  • Search and navigate to the Activate Pending Security Policy Changes page. Click “OK”, then confirm on the following page.

Create Custom Report  

Important: Minimize risk by creating a report specifically for importing users to HiThrive including only the attributes that can be utilized by HiThrive

Search: "create custom report" and select the result


  • Report Name: HiThrive User Sync
  • For Report Type, choose Advanced
  • Enabled As Web Service: Check this option
  • Optimized for Performance: Uncheck this option
  • Data Source: All Active and Terminated Workers
  • Check Enable As Web Service and select OK












Edit Custom Report :  Attributes must be mapped in the Columns tab of the custom report:

Business Object / Field (Your field source may vary)

Column Heading Override XML Alias

Primary Work Email                                                                         


Employee ID


Manager ID


First Name


Last Name


Start Date


Date of Birth






Organization Name


Position Title
















Share the report with the integration system user​.

  • Select the Share tab, then Share with specific authorized groups and users.









  • Add an authorized user to the report under the “Share” tab. Search and add the Integration User you created in step one.

Copy your RaaS endpoint. Under the Actions menu, navigate to Web Service > View URLs. Click the “JSON” link to copy the JSON RaaS endpoint URL. You’ll need this for the next step.

Authorize Workday

Provide HiThrive with the credentials for the Integration System User created in the steps above by selecting the Workday integration at (You will need to be assigned as a HiThrive Admin to access the link).

  • Under the Credentials section, paste your JSON URL, and enter the username and password for the user you created in step one.
  • Click “Connect to Workday” to connect HiThrive to your Workday report. 














Enable the integration and map fields

Once your integration is activated, you will need to map user profile fields to HiThrive.

  1. Enable the integration: toggle the integration to on
  2. Next to Field Mapping, click Edit 
  3. Map fields as necessary. At minimum, you must map email address, but you will want to map all fields that apply.
  4. Click Save Fields 

You’re all set! We’ll begin syncing within a few hours, and nightly following the initial setup.