Compare Adecco vs Hays BETA

See how working at Adecco vs. Hays compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Adecco vs. Hays. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Adecco

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Hays

Employee Ratings

  • Hays scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 126 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 2889 reviews)
Hays employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.9
Hays employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.0 higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Hays employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.3
Hays employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
Hays employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.8
Hays employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Adecco Ceo John L. Marshall III
79%
79%John L. Marshall III
CEO Approval
Hays Ceo Alistair R. Cox
93%
93%Alistair R. Cox
Hays employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Hays employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Hays employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than Adecco employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Hays has 1,660 more total submitted salaries than Adecco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Recruitment Consultant19 Salaries
£20,629/yr
Associate2 Salaries
£11/hr
Branch Manager3 Salaries
£32,586/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Recruitment Consultant245 Salaries
£23,473/yr
Intern50 Salaries
£16,141/yr
Manager34 Salaries
£32,456/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Adecco.
  • "Work hard play" was the most mentioned Pro at Hays.
  • "No benefits" was the most mentioned Con at Adecco.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Hays.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 97 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 79 reviews)
Pros
"Work hard play"(in 154 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 151 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No benefits"(in 70 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 69 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 475 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 136 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous

I worked at Adecco part-time for less than a year

Pros

everyone at Adecco was friendly.

Cons

Nothing bad occurred during my time, everything was smooth

Current Employee - Business Manager

I have been working at Hays full-time

Pros

Industry leading training, the best trained consultants in the country, fantastic support and engagement. Ahead of all the other agencies and competitors by far.

Cons

I haven't experienced anything negative as of yet.

Job Postings

Adecco has 39,354 more recently posted open jobs than Hays.