Voya Financial, Inc. helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings to get ready to retire better. Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement Company®. Our business lines include retirement, insurance, annuities and investment management.
How to Get Hired
We asked Voya Financial for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:
- Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
- Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
- Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
- Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
- Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Provide a well-written resume and professional endorsements/recommendations that highlight experience relevant to the position of interest. In addition, being visible on professional networks such as LinkedIn with a well-constructed profile helps become noticed.
During the initial phone screen, provide direct and relevant answers showcasing expertise in both the required skill set(s) and Voya’s Critical Skills.
Be prepared for the interview:
- Be early, but not too early.
- Convey a professional appearance.
- Have a strong handshake.
- Showcase confidence and a positive “can do” attitude.
- Provide direct/concise answers to questions with specific examples.
- Know Voya – do your research.
- Be prepared to ask questions.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Voya is always looking for top, innovative talent across all business lines. Individuals that possess diversity of thought, a “think outside the box” mentality, and ability to deliver high quality results.
Some of Voya’s forecasted opportunities may include:
- Investment Management
- Customer Service
- Information Technology
- Continuous Improvement
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates can learn more about Voya and our current openings by:
- Visiting our website: www.voya.com.
- Researching Voya on LinkedIn.
- Searching various internet job boards (CareerBuilder, Indeed, etc.).
- Speak with a Talent Acquisition Consultant.