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London, England (UK)
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (HAS)
Business Services
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
PageGroup, Robert Half, Robert Walters
Hays is the world’s leading specialist recruiting firm. We have 47 years of experience and a network of more than 244 offices in 33 countries. Our team of over 8,700 people share ideas and knowledge to deliver consistently outstanding results.

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Mission: We are the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work. By truly understanding our clients and candidates, locally and globally, we help people and companies achieve a lasting impact.

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Hays plc CEO Alistair R. Cox
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    I worked at Hays plc part-time


    Great pay, plenty of overtime


    not steady, work in poor conditions at times

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
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    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Hays plc (Boston, MA) in December 2016.


    3 phase role-playing interview: 1. sell yourself; 2. sell the candidate; 3. sell Hays. You are basically role-playing a recruiter and you get to experience what it feels like to be a recruiter.

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Hays plc Awards & Accolades

  • Employees’ Choice Award (Best Places to Work across the U.S. and the UK), Glassdoor, 2015
  • Top Company For Graduates To Work For, The Job Crowd, 2015
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