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I have been working at Hays full-time (More than 3 years)
Excellent salary & benefits
Plenty of training & development
Lots of fun socials
If you do not perform, you will be dismissed
No negatives working for Hays
I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Hays (Liverpool, England) in September 2017.
My interview was a 4 part process so I'll separate them all to give as much detail as I can.
Telephone interview - this was the first part of the process. I was contacted by the internal recruiter who was lovely and really made the telephone interview more like a conversation rather than prodding me with questions. She asked how I interpreted the job, how would I gain clients, how would I gain candidates, my experience and skills. Quite basic but a little challenging.
1 to 1 interview with the internal recruiter - I met with the recruiter I spoke to on the phone, in this part of the process we went through my CV, experience, more in depth of my interpretation of the job and done some scenario work i.e. She asked what I would do if I placed a candidate into temporary work and they didn't turn up. I had to answer how I would deal with this and prevent it from happening. I got asked 3 different scenarios. I was there for around 50 mins and I learnt quite a lot too!
Assessment day - 3rd part of the process and my fave! I was really nervous about this but oh my god I learnt so much in just 3 hours. You are asked to attend a morning with other possible candidates and take part in 3 exercises.
1. Introduce yourself to a client basically sell yourself as a consultant
2. Make a client call and try to get a meeting with them.
3. Sell a candidate to a client.
This part of the process will really get you thinking on your feet and help you make your mind up if this career is for you, I gained so much from this part of the process and it really showed everyone's strengths and weaknesses.
Interview with manager - the final part! It is a long winded process but it's not as stressful as it seems as everyone I met made me feel at ease, this final interview was more of a meeting with your potential new mangers in your specialist area. My interpretation of the final interview was basically to see if these managers would find you suit their team and working methods. The interview was really focussed on me as a person and how I want to develop in the time to come.
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