Compare The Very Group vs Hays BETA

See how Hays vs. The Very Group compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 113 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2472 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Very Group Ceo Henry Birch
93%
93%Henry Birch
CEO Approval
Hays Ceo Alistair R. Cox
93%
93%Alistair R. Cox
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Payment Negotiator4 Salaries
£17,053/yr
Buyer4 Salaries
£43,579/yr
Systems Engineer5 Salaries
£41,923/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern49 Salaries
£16,055/yr
Manager26 Salaries
£32,317/yr
Service Desk Analyst7 Salaries
£22,792/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 11 reviews)
"Good people"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Work hard play"(in 141 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 139 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 5 reviews)
"Liverpool"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 444 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 132 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Head of Software Engineering

I have been working at The Very Group full-time for less than a year

Pros

Very consistent & clear communication Very clear process during recruitment/offer Very visible and accessible exec line Very inclusive and engaging culture Very ambitious and exciting plans

Cons

The onsite Costa, Juice bar, and restaurant are far too appealing!!

Advice to Management

More of the same right now please.

"Recruitment"3 Jan 2020

Former Employee - Recruitment Partner

I worked at Hays full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good Management, great clients, good brand

Cons

No working from home, Progression not great

Job Postings