Hayden is drawn toward the Operations side of HR, always looking for ways to improve the employee experience. His background in Sociology helps him think of the big picture and challenge the way things are done. He also specializes in using data & analytics to make changes.
What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?
HR is a wide pool with room for lots of different skills and interests, so don’t be afraid to jump in. What other field lets you plan a party, give a training, file some paperwork, analyze some data, coach a manager, explain insurance plans, analyze salary ranges, and maintain multiple software, all in one day?!
HR Encyclopedia articles written by Hayden:
Time to Hire
Time to hire is a key recruiting metric that provides an easy way to measure and improve HR’s impact. Recruiting is one of HR’s most important functions, so how can you be sure that you’re doing a good job? Equally as important, how can you show company leaders that you’re doing a good job? Never fear, time to hire is here!