As the new Human Resource Manager of Madison Apartment Group (Madison), Megan Hall is responsible for the management and oversight of the company’s employee relations, payroll, performance management, benefits and leave administration, safety programs and organizational planning. This week, we caught up with Madison’s newest professional to get her thoughts on her new role, vision for the future and how she enjoys spending her free time.
Can you tell us a little about your role and responsibilities as the new Human Resources Manager of Madison Apartment Group?
As the new Human Resources Manager, my responsibilities will include providing human resources leadership and expertise in employee relations, payroll, performance management, benefit and leave administration, safety programs and organization planning. Most importantly, I will be partnering with senior management to ensure that the strategic human resource goals, policies, training, communication, succession plans and programs are all aligned with Madison’s mission to provide a fun and dynamic workplace for its community management teams.
What attracted to you to Madison Apartment Group?
Originally, I was attracted to the company because I have never worked in the multifamily industry and was impressed with the national presence and portfolio of Madison. I look forward to working with Dean and the entire senior management team to realize the company’s goal of creating a top tier human resources department for the growth and development of all the team members at Madison.
How does your previous experience help you in your new role?
In my previous roles, I have successfully implemented and delivered training for new programs including on boarding, harassment at work, annual performance reviews, 401K plans, open enrollment and other special programs. Furthermore, I have implemented best hiring practices such as sourcing and screening candidates, structured behavioral interviewing and background and screening testing. I strongly believe that all of this experience will allow me to further develop human resource leadership and support for Madison’s team members throughout the country.
What are your goals in your new role for Madison Apartment Group over the next year? Five years?
My goal for the first year is to master the day to day management of the human resources department while creating new programs and initiatives to be launched in the next few years. My long term goal is to develop the ability to measure the success and outcomes of these new programs in order to introduce new improvements for them. Further, I look forward to becoming a key partner in the management and success of the company.
Is there anything else that you would Madison team members to know about you?
During the past eight years, I have become a strategic human resources business partner specializing in recruitment, retention and management. I look forward to effectively communicating and offering resources to the entire Madison team.
Can you tell us a little more about yourself including what your enjoy doing outside of the office?
I am local to the Philadelphia area and graduated from Saint Joseph’s University. In my free time, I spend time my family, friends and our dog. I enjoy traveling and most recently went to London with my husband. I love food, dining out and baking and cooking. I like to stay active and run to keep fit.