Hays plc

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High pressure but rewarding if manage to have constant sales

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Former Employee - Resourcer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Former Employee - Resourcer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

I worked at Hays plc full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Good starting salary, good motivation

Cons

High pressure to keep sales up

No opinion of CEO

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    Suck the life out of you, terrible management

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Hays plc full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay/ commission
    Good office banter

    Cons

    Terrible management- awful management style, unmotivating, unrealistic expectations.
    Hierachy between senior managers and other staff- "us and them" culture
    All KPI driven- care more about whether you're hitting your target than whether you're actually providing clients with a decent service.
    Tar each consultant (whether billing a lot or not) with the same brush
    Hire and fire culture
    Long hours
    Unappreciative of hard work
    Unflexible- time off sick is almost not allowed
    Too many office politics
    Staff are not valued at all, as soon as you're not hitting your targets your got rid of. I wasn't persoanlly but saw it happen to other people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Motivate and value your staff more.
    Stop making employees work extensive hours
    Spend a week in consultants shoes and see how tough the job is before you implement targets.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Great Place To Work. Enjoyed Working With Them

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - IT Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Hays plc full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, good people. Had a great time and would do it again if I had to.

    Cons

    None that are worthy of mentioning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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