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Updated 6 Dec 2022

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Found 4,760 of over 5K reviews
3.7
71% Recommend to a Friend
Hays CEO Alistair R. Cox
84% Approve of CEO

Found 4,038 of over 5K reviews

3.7
71%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
Approve of CEO
Hays CEO Alistair R. Cox
Alistair R. Cox
2,163 Ratings
Pros
  • "A work hard play hard environment(in 160 reviews)

  • "young culture, very dynamic; word hard play hard(in 68 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours - 8-6 Monday to Friday(in 549 reviews)

  • "there isnt any other than long working hours(in 160 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      n/a

      12 Oct 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Galway
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good pay and god hr system

      Cons

      bad project that you get placed in

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Poor workculture

      9 Nov 2022 - Senior Consultant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good training sessions. Good for freshers.

      Cons

      Not much flexibility and poor career growth opportunities.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      31 Aug 2022 - Senior Recruiter 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Culture, Training, Career progression and good Management

      Cons

      Salary is probably the main con and promotions are very regimented, if you hit targets early, you have to wait until the time passes before you get your promotion

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to get started

      14 Sep 2022 - Recruiter in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The people you work with. Positive environment Excellent training

      Cons

      Salary is way too low to live off Commission structure Is terrible Too much focus on calls and calling then recruiting

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company

      19 Aug 2022 - Credit Controller 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary, Team spirit, Flexibility, Support

      Cons

      Nothing that I can remember

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Recruiter

      13 Sep 2022 - Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Learning new things in a

      Cons

      Not enough job progression in that role

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      recruitment

      3 Aug 2022 - Recruitment Manager in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great training and team dynamic

      Cons

      remuneration a little off the pace

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great company

      25 Jul 2022 - Business Development Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great positive atmosphere, great training

      Cons

      None, everyone nice and welcoming

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok

      25 Jul 2022 - Customer Service Associate in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Payments on time Easy to communicate with HR

      Cons

      No perks at all Can't see progression chance

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to start recruitment career

      14 Jun 2022 - Associate Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Training and Development Great company values and culture Supportive Career path

      Cons

      Lower salary than usual No comission

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    Hays has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 5,480 reviews left anonymously by employees. 71% of employees would recommend working at Hays to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Hays employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Hays. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    71% of Hays employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Hays 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

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