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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?


Recognition for success.


The hours.
This truly is long hours. 8:15 to about 6:15-6:30pm everyday.
Sometimes you'll stay even longer to like 7-8pm.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £19,000 - £21,000

Current salary: £23,000 - £25,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:30

Finish: 19:00

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

Really be honest as to your reasons for desiring to work in recruitment.
If you want the high earning potential, state it.
If you want to work with high performance type people, state it.
Don't fluff about.
But do really state on your CV your achievements.
Proudly state achievements.
That is very attractive as this is a results driven environment.
If you like charity or play sports, state it too - it will separate you from others.

Do you have any interview tips?

Be confident, be positive, and be personable and professional.
Dress for success.
There will be role plays so practice beforehand.
Sense of humour is beneficial too.

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