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Hays Careers and Employment

About us
Hays are the experts in recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people across a wide range of specialised industries and professions. They operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can
 – more... transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in 46 locations throughout Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 10,000 temporaries and contractors. The 2010 financial year delivered revenues of £2,691 million. Hays' world-wide operation spans 31 countries and employs over 7,000 employees in 257 offices.


Hays is a member of the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association, and has been accredited with the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008 since 1993.


Devoted to both clients and candidates, Hays powers the world of work.
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What is it like to work at Hays?

3.4
Work/Life Balance
3.3
Salary/Benefits
2.9
Job Security/Advancement
3.3
Management
3.4
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Hays?

Picture of Klaus Breitschopf, CEO Hays Deutschland, CEO of Hays
73%
of employees approve of Klaus Breitschopf, CEO Hays Deutschland’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 339 ratings
4.0
Contract work
Written by Administrative Assistant - Harbour City Ferries (Former Employee) from Sydney, Australia on 2 July 2019
Hays was my temporary contract employer whilst in Australia, and they were very quick placing me in roles, and kept me updated of changes.

Harbour City Ferries was an amazing place to work: the culture was perfect, and the most unified of teams. A typical day at work involved processing invoices on behalf of the Managing Director and General Managers,
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What are the top-rated locations & roles at Hays?

Top work locations
4.0
Sydney NSW
4.0
Brisbane QLD
4.0
Gold Coast QLD
4.0
Adelaide SA
Most popular roles
4.7
Receptionist
4.3
Trade Assistant
4.0
Chef
4.0
Administrative Assistant
3.7
Childcare Provider

What did candidates say about the interview at Hays?

Interview experience
Based on 63 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 63 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 59 interviews
About a day or two
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