Talent and Communications Co-op
January 2024
Posted on 8/30/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

Online home goods retailer
Company Overview
Wayfair's mission is on a mission to help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home. Wayfair is an online retailer that offers a wide selection of home furnishings and decor.
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • You are a current sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Communication, Psychology, HR, or other relevant program with a strong academic record
  • Able to commit to working 40 hours/week (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday) from January 8 to June 21, 2024
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional stakeholders on challenges related to the hiring, development, and engagement of Wayfair's workforce
  • Use creative skills to innovate & improve approaches to recruiting, learning, and performance management that work toward building the best team
  • Use data and good judgment to inform decisions around hiring, learning offerings, and/or people policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively with key partners and stakeholders such as business leaders, new hires, and hiring managers
  • Exercise strong organizational and prioritization skills to deliver results and solutions to human capital challenges
Desired Qualifications
  • A desire to win and drive collaboration cross functionally
  • Analytical and process-oriented, comfortable learning data analysis tools
  • Ability to hit the ground running - a confident self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Superior and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to thrive as part of a team or individually
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and mindset
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Positive and energetic attitude
  • Willingness to be flexible and take responsibility for multiple and changing tasks as necessary