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Braden Davidson

Braden Davidson

BayRu, LLC

Human Resources and Administration Specialist

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major: Economics and Psychology

Years at College Works: 2006

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: BayRu, LLC

Title: Human Resources and Administration Specialist

Industry: e-commerce

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

-Manage all onboarding, offboarding, and benefits for 100+ employee company -Run biweekly payroll -Support Financial Controller for weekly leadership reporting -Manage vendor relationships for office expenditures -Support CPO with weekly product analytic reporting

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Being involved at a high level with one of the fastest growing companies in the US!

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

I'm grateful for CWP: it gave me the experience and transferable skills necessary for a foundation of any career path in business.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

CWP shaped my college path and career to pursue a professional role that is much more dynamic and extroverted.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Under-promise and Over-deliver!

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Self-motivation is essential. You will be pushed hard, and it will be difficult, but the work you put in is directly proportionate to your results.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Networking and strong communication skills are key. Be confident and open to working in a very dynamic work environment.