IDR COO, Will Hayes, Makes The List On SIA’s 40 Under 40

On July 19, 2022 — Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) unveiled its sixth annual 40 Under 40 list, and we’re proud to announce that IDR’s Chief Operating Officer, Will Hayes, made the list. This list spotlights the next generation of leaders in staffing and recognizes rather than ranks the professionals making major contributions to the world of work early in their careers.

“What an amazing honor to be represented on this year’s Staffing Industry Analysts 40 under 40 award,” said Hayes. “There are so many people that made this possible in my life, and I am so humbled to be represented next to the leaders in our industry shaping the future of staffing!”

“SIA’s 2022 40 Under 40 share some extraordinary differentiators from those of other industries,” said Subadhra Sriram, editor and publisher at SIA. “They have helped transition the industry from its pre-pandemic model of work to one that is more candidate-friendly and flexible. It takes both resilience and a vision to do that. In addition, this group loves working with people and placing them in jobs. These rising stars have seized the opportunity to build back better.”

Over the past year, Hayes implemented the digitalization and automation of IDR’s core recruiting and sales platforms, created an entry-level sales development program that will have doubled the company’s sales force in 2022 and created an end-to-end data analytics platform for the enterprise that provides full visibility and transparency from a financials and performance management standpoint.

As the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, SIA publishes this annual list to identify and honor staffing industry leaders of today and tomorrow. The 2022 class has indeed prioritized “building back better” with a reinvigorated focus on candidate care — a trend and an imperative for the post-pandemic staffing industry.

Avionté and WorkN are sponsors of this year’s SIA 40 Under 40 list. Avionté is a staffing and recruiting industry technology partner providing tools that empower staffing firms and connect them with job seekers. WorkN — a division of Avionté — helps enhance staffing firms’ mobile capabilities for a better candidate experience.

“These authentic leaders are moving the industry to a new tomorrow. You need to have passion to put people to work to serve your clients, the vision to understand a dynamic industry along with relentless focus on day-to-day execution,” said Rishabh Mehrotra, chief executive officer at Avionté. “I am delighted to welcome and recognize a new generation of staffing leaders.”

This year’s SIA 40 Under 40 listing is now available online and in print in the July/August 2022 issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine. The 2022 honorees will be formally recognized during SIA’s Collaboration in the Gig Economy conference taking place this Sept. 20-22 in Dallas.

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
SIA is the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions
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Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions elevating the workforce solutions ecosystem. Known for award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, SIA helps both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. SIA’s proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work. Its independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem. Additionally, SIA provides training and accreditation with its unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California with offices in London, England.

About Avionté and WorkN
Avionté is a leader in enterprise staffing and recruiting software solutions, offering innovative end-to-end technology solutions to nearly 1,000 customers and 25,000 users throughout the US and Canada. Avionté delivers a robust platform for clerical, light industrial, IT, and professional staffing firms to maximize profits and boost productivity. WorkN, a division of Avionté, is the premier candidate experience technology provider to the staffing industry. WorkN’s mobile talent enablement app, combined with Avionté’s powerful ATS, billing, and payroll solutions, including the first pay card designed specifically for the staffing industry, help staffing firms of all sizes and scopes scale and grow their businesses.

To learn more about the achievements and awards that distinguish IDR, visit the IDR awards page.