Hays Reviews

Updated Oct 15, 2021

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3.7
72%
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87%
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Hays CEO Alistair R. Cox
Alistair R. Cox
1,774 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
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company for learning the ropes

      Oct 15, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      If you make it through your first year, you will be without a doubt a great recruiter that knows how to operate a 360 desk

      Cons

      Bottom of the barrel salary

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company to start recruiting for

      Sep 27, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good training, good culture, decent pay

      Cons

      Not for everyone who can work to targets and kpi's

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good starting point with a lot of training & development provided

      Sep 19, 2021 - Recruiter in Townsville
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Training & Development Set promotions Improving technology for the business being heavily invested in

      Cons

      Uncertainty in the recruitment market makes meeting sales targets challenging

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Company

      Sep 14, 2021 - Team Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, everyone celebrates success. Best company for progression.

      Cons

      Needs to offer more flexible working hours and work from home.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Sep 14, 2021 - Key Account Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and flexibility and incentives

      Cons

      Can be long hours due to Business

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      Hays Response

      HR Coordinator

      Thank you for your review! We are proud to be able to offer a wide range of benefits and flexibility to employees as we appreciate that having a strong work/life balance is key to maintaining your well-being. For discussions around your working arrangements please raise this with you current manager, alternatively get in touch with Holly Riddell, Senior HR Advisor at holly.riddell@hays.com.au

    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good work environment

      Sep 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The culture is the best thing about Hays

      Cons

      The Salary could be better

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      KPIKPIKPI

      Sep 28, 2021 - Senior Consultant in Canberra
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Clients to work with always PSA’s and jobs come inbound Training Drinks Events Database

      Cons

      Always KPI KPI KPI No flex really Management ceiling Turnover

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      Hays Response

      HR Coordinator

      Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are disappointed to hear about this feedback and would encourage you to contact our Senior HR Advisor, Holly Riddell at Holly.Riddell@hays.com.au to discuss how we could have improved your experience.

    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Aug 30, 2021 - Associate Consultant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      competitive salary, transparent career path,

      Cons

      promotion track is little bit slower than other agencies but it's necessary

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not my cup of tea

      Sep 13, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People, I made some great friends there... who have all left now

      Cons

      culture, heavily KPI driven and no coaching/mentoring other than the specific 2 week training.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Work hard, play hard mentality

      Aug 30, 2021 - Team Manager in Brisbane
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Career pathways & earning capacity

      Cons

      Micromanagement at times, can be a grind. Long hours

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