How to reach out to Workday recruiters

We have helped hundreds of people optimize their job search and land great roles in tech. Along the way, we are continually learning valuable knowledge and data to make the job search more efficient. Now, we want to share our tips and inside information to help you land your dream job, too. 

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Find company recruiter email addresses

After you apply online for a role, don't just wait for a response. Instead, send a cold email to follow up on your applications and bring your resume to the top of the pile. Find a recruiter who has a connection to you (same hometown, university, hobbies, etc) and then personalize your email based on that and the company.

At Pathrise, candidates who send cold emails triple their response rate. If you are not sure what to say, use this guide with our cold email template to help you.

In order to help you successfully send cold emails, we have compiled email addresses for recruiters at many of the top tech companies. Review our guide and email list below!

How to get a job at Workday

When you see an open position that matches your background, start by doing research on the company. We suggest checking out their About, Culture, and Careers pages. Learn about their values, mission, culture, and products. Then, prepare your interview responses with that information. 

About Workday:

Mission: Workday provides a revolutionary application platform and the next generation of business applications to drive your enterprise's performance. Our applications will be dramatically easy to use, be responsive to your organization's changing needs, and will significantly lower your total cost of ownership.

Get more inside information on Workday, including interview questions and processes, in our How to get a job at Workday guide.

Personalize the email for your role

When you reach out in your cold emails, you need to hit the right points for your role. Use these tips to ensure you are catching their eye so they move you forward.

When you email the:

Workday software engineering recruiter, make sure you research the programming languages that they use and highlight your expertise in each one.

Workday product design recruiter, make sure your portfolio showcases all of your skills throughout the entire design process.

Workday data science recruiter, make sure you mention relevant projects that match the goals of the company.

Workday marketing recruiter, make sure you quantify the results in your background statements because it is more impressive.

Workday product management recruiter, make sure you research their products heavily and talk about how your background connects to their current work.

Workday sales recruiter, make sure you focus on how you approach your funnels differently and why you are the right fit for this specific team.

How to write cold emails for job applications

You can use our template to send strong cold emails along with your applications.

Hi [recruiter name],

[Personal greeting and intro]. [Include reason for reaching out].

[Insert interest in company’s product/values/mission and a follow up statement tying in your background]. [insert any other relevant background information - tie it into the job description].

[Tie interest in company and background into a closing statement]. [End with an ask to connect or to move forward in the process].

Best, [Your name]

Here is the template filled out so you can get a sense for how to do it yourself:

Hi [recruiter name]

I recently applied for the [position] I saw on [platform] and noticed you are a [role] at [company]. While I am not sure if you are the right person to contact, I definitely have the experience that the team is seeking.

As a Math major, I’ve taken the time on the side to perfect my code to analyze data problems. I’ve worked on 10+ data projects focusing on data cleaning, visualization, and prediction models using machine learning, neural network, and topic modeling. For example, with work in [impact statement], I can see myself leveraging those experiences to scale the data mountain at [company].

I know you are super busy, but I would appreciate the opportunity to hop on a quick call to learn more about [specific role/team]. Would you be free for a 15-minute call either [timeframe 1] or [timeframe 2]?

Best, [your name]

With recruiter email addresses and cold email templates at your disposal, you should be on your way to more application responses and interview requests.

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