Meet Linda Hem, Human Resources Manager
Our new Employee Spotlight Series will focus on the individuals who work hard to help Accumet constantly improve, accelerate, and grow. Our first spotlight is about Linda Hem, Accumet’s passionate and dedicated Human Resources Manager.
What is your role at Accumet?
I am passionate about improving the work experience for all Accumet employees. I handle all areas of human resources including recruitment, benefits, employee relations, training and development, corporate events. My job is to ensure that every person who joins instantly feels part of the ever-growing Accumet family. We are constantly innovating and delivering great work which is critical to the success of our customers. My goal is to ensure that all employees receive the training they need to grow their talent to stay ahead of unique customer requirements.
What is your Background?
Having the ability to bring new ideas to a supportive team is very important to me. I have gained valuable and extensive experience in human resources throughout my diverse career. I am proud of my time in service as a recruiter for the United States Marine Corps. My experience gained while working in the healthcare industry brought me a great sense of fulfillment. It's where I learned about the importance of customer service and the power of disciplined teams. My role at Mass DOT provided me a greater perspective about prioritizing positive employee relationships and the impact on customers. And now here I am at Accumet executing all of our human resources and education activities which are directly aligned with our business initiatives.
What do you like most about working at Accumet?
I feel I have the opportunity to be a big part of the company's success and continued growth. Since the merger, we have experienced tremendous growth. I am personally invested in seeing that every employee grows and improves in their jobs. It is my mission to ensure that Accumet creates a culturally rich and engaging work environment. We care about our employees and our employees care about our customers.
What are 3 words you would use to describe Accumet?
Innovative. Dedicated. Proficient.
If you could pick anyone, who would you pick as a mentor?
My mother and older sisters. They are smart, strong, independent women who do not let fear stop them from achieving their goals.
What is your favorite thing to do outside of work?
Besides doing activities with my children, I love to read, watch movies, and listen to music.
What would you do as a career, if you weren’t doing this?
I'd be a therapist. I like to listen to people tell their stories and help guide them on their path.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Name one thing that a co-worker may be surprised to learn about you?
I love to watch scary movies. Afterwards, I have to sleep with the lights on!
Reach out to Linda on LinkedIn.