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Kayla Hill

Kayla has been working for PayScale as a Research Analyst for two years. She concentrates primarily on improving PayScale’s Employee Salary Survey, shaping PayScale’s millions of data points into intriguing stories, and drinking lots and lots of coffee.

She graduated from Western Washington University in 2011 with a B.A. in Psychology, proving that even humanities graduates can find awesome jobs after college.

Most Recent Posts by Kayla Hill
  • Gen Y in the Workplace: It's Complicated

    There are two dominant veins of thought about Generation Y that have garnered a lot of media interest in the past several months. PayScale's data reveals that these two perspectives don't necessarily have to be mutually exclusive and that, sometimes, data-driven stories are just as complicated as the humans they're based on.

  • 3 Tips for Apologizing to Your Employees

    You're the boss and, as they say, it's good to be king. But what happens when your employees hear you making a sexist remark? As the guys at Penny Arcade saw at PAX, sometimes you just have to own up to your mistakes. Read on for tips on regaining the respect of your employees.
  • How to Turn Your Psychology Degree Into a Lucrative Career

    When you look over the 2013 College ROI Report, it’s pretty obvious that schools with strong STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs top the list. But even if you aren’t drawn to study a classical STEM major, it doesn’t mean you can’t work in a STEM job. As a member of PayScale’s Data Team, I put my psychology degree to work for me and landed a good-paying job while studying a subject that fascinated me.
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