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Swansea, Wales (UK)

3.7
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Hays plc CEO Alistair R. Cox
Alistair R. Cox
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  • Long hours can be a struggle but the rewards are great (in 324 reviews)

  • Maintaining good work-life balance can be a bit challenging at times (in 88 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent opportunity at Hays!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Current Employee - Associate Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Challenging and exciting atmosphere and culture
    - Great welcome, support and fellow employees
    - Continuous progression available if desired
    - Enjoyable and varied work

    Cons

    - None for me personally!

    Advice to Management

    Ensure to continue the excellence and passion within Hays

    Hays plc Response

    Aug 18, 2016 – Head of Internal Recruitment

    Thank you Swansea and all the best in your associate programme.


  2. Helpful (7)

    "Flaunting basic employee rights"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Challenging
    Social
    People driven
    Excellent training
    Technology. Up to date systems, database

    Cons

    Salary
    Management
    Work life balance
    HR and Employment laws not always in force

    Advice to Management

    Train your Managers on how to treat people, basic employment rights eg breaks, maternity laws, working hours, discrimination should not be ignored.

    Hays plc Response

    Jan 23, 2017 – Head of Internal Recruitment

    The comments on your review are being taken very seriously and communicated with the MD of the W&W region. Can you please give me a call to discuss them further as I will need more information to... More

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Working at Hays Recruitment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hays plc full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Inspirational Leaders
    - The week fly bys
    - Obtainable promotion criteria
    - Scope to earn brilliant cash based on how hard you work personally
    - Hilarious colleagues

    Cons

    - Not really a con but advice that new starers understand the job is tough but worth it after the steep learning curve.


  4. "Great organisation with fantastic career prospects"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Current Employee - Associate Recruitment Consultant in Swansea, Wales (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hays plc full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great career progression, benefits and commission structure
    Brilliant culture with clear career progression paths
    Exceptional training
    A great place to work.
    Hays is meritocratic that awards based on performance.
    Work hard play hard culture

    Cons

    The hardwork is worthwhile - through the commission structure, benefits and career opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide support and training by managers which has helped me be successful.


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