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The following is a Graduate Review for Hays.

Hays scores 3.7/5 based on 465 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from Hays. Employees are asked to rate Hays on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


I am never afraid to ask questions and always have the opportunity to learn more. I started as an associate and within a year managed to get a job on the other side of the business in a different city. You really can progress if you're willing to put the work in and show initiative.


The hours can be difficult if you have responsibilities at home. The central service office has a very different atmosphere to the recruiter's floors, people are a lot quieter and more focused on their project work.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £15,000 - £17,000

Current salary: £23,000 - £25,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:30

Finish: 18:00

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Be detailed with your soft and technical skills.

Do you have any interview tips?

Be honest about your skills and show what potential you could bring to the team by highlighting your previous achievements. Bring evidence of previously completed projects.

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