Compare Harrods vs Hays BETA

See how working at Harrods 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 Harrods vs. Hays. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Harrods

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Hays

Employee Ratings

  • Harrods scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Hays scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 741 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2692 reviews)
Hays employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.9
Hays employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.6
Hays employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.8
Hays employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Harrods Ceo Michael Ward
88%
88%Michael Ward
CEO Approval
Hays Ceo Alistair R. Cox
92%
92%Alistair R. Cox
Hays employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Hays employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Hays employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Harrods employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Hays has 1,299 more total submitted salaries than Harrods.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Buyers Clerk11 Salaries
£22,061/yr
Assistant Manager15 Salaries
£28,330/yr
Customer Loyalty Advisor5 Salaries
£21,535/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern50 Salaries
£16,170/yr
Manager29 Salaries
£32,483/yr
Business Manager26 Salaries
£30,841/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Harrods.
  • "Work hard play" was the most mentioned Pro at Hays.
  • Hays had 422 more reviews than Harrods that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 97 reviews)
"Good discount"(in 47 reviews)
Pros
"Work hard play"(in 148 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 146 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 45 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 467 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 132 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Pastry Sous Chef

I have been working at Harrods full-time for more than a year

Pros

- Pretty amazing team, well supported by management - Many opportunities for people who take initiative - Great benefits and discount - Good staff cafeteria - Great comms from management - Weekly... Bulletin

Cons

Quite large company, that you can feel lost in, but having a great team / department makes up for this.

Current Employee - Researcher

I have been working at Hays full-time

Pros

Great team of consultants and researchers

Cons

Not all staff based in same office

Job Postings

Hays has 12,587 more recently posted open jobs than Harrods.