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Updated Sep 24, 2021

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3.7
72%
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Hays CEO Alistair R. Cox
Alistair R. Cox
1,753 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fast career progression, rewarding position, great people(in 161 reviews)

  • "There are lots of incentives to work towards eg race days or office parties, very sociable and young working environment 'work hard play hard'(in 157 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Certain times of year bring long hours(in 495 reviews)

  • "Not much flexibility around working hours(in 141 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent Career progression

      Jul 28, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Career progression Excellent leadership Autonomy to run desk Great collaboration culture

      Cons

      Base salary too low for market in Dublin

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Work is amazing

      Sep 11, 2021 - Payroll Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I work very well in the team and in company. Very satisfied.

      Cons

      few opportunity to grow in career.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Stepping Stone

      Aug 18, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, Training, Events, Colleagues, Progression Ladder, Uncapped Commission, Location, Responsibility.

      Cons

      Base Salary, Micro Management, Unnecessary Activity, Irrelevant KPI's, Questionable Employee Selection Process, Offices.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Jul 9, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Always looking out for jobs foe employees

      Cons

      You can be forgotten if YOU don't keep in touch

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Brilliant company to work for!

      Jul 1, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best people and culture, excellent training, good benefits, supportive managers, fast track career promotion path available

      Cons

      Low base salary and highly target oriented

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      MAD Coordinator

      Jul 11, 2021 - MAD Coordinator in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Salary is debited weekly in your account.

      Cons

      Salary paid for a role is too less.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      NA

      Jun 23, 2021 - Senior Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Amazing People, Culture and work environment

      Cons

      Very importantly Base Salary !!

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Team & support structure

      Jun 16, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Great team, organised management, Lots of activities & staff engagement

      Cons

      A lot of performance pressure, very sales focussed

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jun 9, 2021 - Social Media Content Moderator in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Cool to work with people from all over the world

      Cons

      Not the salary that I'm used to from back home (Denmark)

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      May 21, 2021 - Marketing Executive in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with, sociable and good benefits

      Cons

      Turn over was a bit high - for recruiters

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