Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.
How to Get Hired
We asked Workday, Inc. 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?
People who thrive at Workday are team-oriented, driven by customer success, fun, adventurous, and passionate about changing the way people work through innovative technology. We have a special culture where you are trusted and empowered to do your best work. If you excel at being proactive in an unstructured and ever-changing environment, then Workday is the place for you.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
We want to hire top talent that have both the ability and motivation to help fuel Workday’s rapid growth as a market leader in the finance and HR cloud space. We specifically look for smart, fun people who are:
• effective collaborators who are more focused on the “we” than the “me”
• strong communicators that are articulate and honest
• self-starters who want to make an impact
• innovative problem solvers
• highly adaptable because Workday is a fast-paced environment
We also look for people who are eager to learn our product and stay on top of the latest company news and industry headlines.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Given Workday’s growth, we are always hiring for a variety of positions around the globe. We are specifically looking for: engineers to support the Workday Cloud Platform, our Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering • infrastructure engineers to support our latest Fortune 500 customers such as Walmart and Amazon • platform, UX, UI engineers, and product managers to help build a world-class cloud-based analytics platform critical to Workday’s growth path • consultants and software engineers in Boulder developing Worksheets, a cloud-based, collaborative spreadsheet built directly into the core of Workday’s technology platform • pre-sales services consultants and account executives to effectively position Workday as a viable cloud partner and better alternative to legacy ERP solutions • the brightest college students and graduates to join our expanding Generation Workday program, uniquely designed to nurture, develop, and challenge future leaders.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Please visit workday.com/careers to learn more about our award-winning culture and to apply for your next career opportunity. If you know someone at Workday, we encourage you to reach out to them on LinkedIn because we have a robust employee referral program. Finally, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to receive the latest news about Workday, recognized by Gartner as a leader with one of the most innovative products in the finance and HR cloud space.