Compare Hays vs SPIE BETA

See how SPIE vs. Hays compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 2439 reviews)
3.2
(based on 190 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.9
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
2.9
Work-life balance
3.2
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
2.7
Culture & Values
3.8
3.0
CEO Approval
Hays Ceo Alistair R. Cox
94%Alistair R. Cox
SPIE Ceo Gauthier Louette
73%Gauthier Louette
% Recommend to a friend
77%
65%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
31%

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What Employees Say

Pros
"Work hard play"(in 141 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 139 reviews)
"Primes"(in 19 reviews)
"Bonne ambiance"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 443 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
"Manque de"(in 8 reviews)
"Bien"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review
"Rewarding"Dec 6, 2019

Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at Hays full-time

Pros

With any company that has multiple locations, there can be some differences. However, across specialisms and across most locations where I’ve known recruiters and account managers throughout the US,... there’s a pretty constant theme of fun people, who are people people, and who want to work hard to get results. I’m a high performing member of the team, which always helps, but my managers will certainly go out of their way to listen to me and allow me flexibility where needed, even though I’m not incredibly senior yet and they’re quite busy in their daily work as well. Also, the career path is nice. If you want to be a high level individual contributor for your career, great. If you want to move into management, great. There are plenty of options for career growth.

Cons

This job is not for everyone. Some folks aren’t used to working hard to be rewarded for it. They want to work minimally hard and be rewarded greatly for it. Or they see well performing members of... the team and think they should automatically be that successful and have as much flexibility on day one. You have to work for it. But when you do, you’ll be making bank and calling your own shots. You just have to decide if you want to work for success or hope that it falls in your lap.

Advice to Management

Most have already been addressed and are being implemented, or at least talked through.

Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

I worked at SPIE

Pros

Flexible schedules, and very engaging company.

Cons

Documentation on processes could use some improvements

Advice to Management

Improve Documentation

Job Postings