We deliver financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.
How to Get Hired
We asked Workday 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?
The happiest and most successful Workday employees—and the ones that stay with us the longest—are those that sync to our values. Our special culture is built on putting people, integrity, innovation, profitability, and fun first. We are obsessed with customer success so we’re constantly innovating while having fun at the same time.
Though technical skills are invaluable to us, what makes Workday unique is that soft skills are just as important. We look for people who are:
strong communicators that are articulate and honest; collaborators who are generous with their knowledge and thrive in a team-first culture; and highly adaptable because Workday is an ever-changing, innovative environment
Also, due to our rapid growth globally, we seek collaborative problem-solvers and change agents who share our passion for revolutionizing the enterprise software market.
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 systems space. If they respond to us within 24 hours, it’s a good sign that they can adapt quickly and are passionate about being here.
Also, the candidates who stand out are those who take ownership in learning about Workday and can engage in intelligent conversations about our solutions. They can also clearly articulate to us how they will make an impact here. Finally, we seek people who work with both a sense of urgency and empathy. They can remain calm under crisis, are generous with their time, and thrive in a people-first culture.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Given Workday’s tremendous growth, we are always hiring for a variety of positions around the globe. From new grads to experienced professionals, you can find careers in product and technology, sales, marketing, customer services, and corporate positions like HR, accounting, and legal. Positions like: machine learning engineers to innovate and revolutionize our product and support our Workday Cloud Platform our highly anticipated entry into the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS); market infrastructure engineers to support our latest Fortune 500 customers such as Walmart, Amazon, and Bank of America; engineers and product managers to join the Prism Analytics team that’s building a world-class cloud-based analytics platform critical to Workday’s growth path; pre-sales services consultants and account executives to effectively position Workday as a viable cloud partner and better alternative to legacy ERP solutions; and 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 company and to apply for your next career opportunity. Take the time to learn our product and stay on top of the latest company news and industry headlines so you can say something intelligent that makes a lasting impression.
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 systems space.