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Hays Overview

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London, England
5001 to 10000 employees
1969
Company - Public (HAS)
Staffing & Outsourcing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
PageGroup, Robert Half, Robert Walters
Hays is the world’s leading specialist recruiting firm. We have 47 years of experience and a network of more than 244 offices in 33 countries. Our team of over 8,700 people share ideas and knowledge to deliver consistently outstanding results.

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Mission: We are the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work. By truly understanding our clients and candidates, locally and globally, we help people and companies achieve a lasting impact.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#38), 2017 (#5), 2016 (#2), 2015 (#14)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#19), 2015 (#15)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#7), 2016 (#18)

Hays Reviews

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Guildford, England
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Guildford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hays full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic and first class training

    Cons

    No cons at all so far

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work

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Hays Photos

Hays photo of: Best performer trophies 2015
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Hays photo of: Our latest experts having just finished their training!
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Hays Interviews

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Getting an Interview

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Hays (London, England).

    Interview

    Screening phone call.
    First stage Interview (I was in for 2 hours) with area Director. You will be expected to do a role play and sell Hays to a client. Also do a telephone role play.
    Second stage will be to produce a presentation on Hays to office directors.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want a commission paid job?   1 Answer
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Hays Awards & Accolades

  • Employees’ Choice Award(Best Places to Work across the U.S. and the UK), Glassdoor, 2015
  • Top Company For Graduates To Work For, The Job Crowd, 2015
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