Compare SSE vs Hays BETA

See how working at SSE vs. Hays compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at SSE vs. Hays. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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SSE

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Hays

Employee Ratings

  • SSE scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Hays scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 625 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3239 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.8
Hays employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than SSE employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
SSE employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Hays employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.5
Hays employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than SSE employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.8
Hays employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than SSE employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SSE Ceo Alistair Phillips-Davies
62%
62%Alistair Phillips-Davies
CEO Approval
Hays Ceo Alistair R. Cox
87%
87%Alistair R. Cox
Hays employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than SSE employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Hays employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than SSE employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Hays employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than SSE employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Hays has 168 more total submitted salaries than SSE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
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$54,162/yr
Developer1 Salaries
$65,914/yr
Software Developer2 Salaries
$56,244/yr
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IP Expert4 Salaries
$43,448/yr
Manager3 Salaries
$62,000/yr
Software Engineer1 Salaries
$50/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at SSE.
  • "Career progression" was the most mentioned Pro at Hays.
  • "Health and safety" was the most mentioned Con at SSE.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Hays.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 44 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 35 reviews)
Pros
"Career progression"(in 161 reviews)
"Work hard play"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Health and safety"(in 24 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 24 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 495 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 141 reviews)
Featured Review
"Engineer"Jun 23, 2018

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at SSE full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good place to work within UK.

Cons

No cons within UK context.

"Loved Hays"Feb 13, 2021

Former Contractor - Network Analyst II

I worked at Hays

Pros

Great people who will help you with your career goals

Cons

Sometimes there's delays in communication

Job Postings

Hays has 27,035 more recently posted open jobs than SSE.