Compare Hays vs UK Ministry of Defence BETA

See how working at Hays vs. UK Ministry of Defence 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 Hays vs. UK Ministry of Defence. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Hays

Employee Ratings

  • Hays scored higher in 3 areas: Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • UK Ministry of Defence scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 3044 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 512 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.6
UK Ministry of Defence employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Hays employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Hays employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than UK Ministry of Defence employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Hays Ceo Alistair R. Cox
89%
89%Alistair R. Cox
Hays employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than UK Ministry of Defence employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
UK Ministry of Defence Ceo Michael Fallon
67%
67%Michael Fallon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
UK Ministry of Defence employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Hays employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Hays employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than UK Ministry of Defence employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Hays has 1,473 more total submitted salaries than UK Ministry of Defence.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern50 Salaries
£16,260/yr
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£43,855/yr
Manager35 Salaries
£32,727/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Career progression" was the most mentioned Pro at Hays.
  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at UK Ministry of Defence.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Hays.
  • "Mod" was the most mentioned Con at UK Ministry of Defence.
Pros
Pros
"Career progression"(in 158 reviews)
"Work hard play"(in 154 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 57 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 39 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 487 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 140 reviews)
Cons
"Mod"(in 22 reviews)
"Time away"(in 20 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant

I have been working at Hays full-time

Pros

Professional company with an great outlook on success and getting the best out of employees. Has been fully supportive during lockdown too.

Cons

It's a sales company, so the pressure and expectations are high.

Current Employee - Senior Recruiter

I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Safe secure employment helping deliver peace and safety at home and overseas

Cons

Always on call to respond to every changing situations

Advice to Management

Always look to adapt to new concepts

Job Postings

Hays has 24,295 more recently posted open jobs than UK Ministry of Defence.