Careers at Hays

Hays matches thousands of the right candidates to the right jobs every single day across more than 20 different industry sectors (specialisms).

They operate across commercial, public service, not-for-profit, executive and international channels. Hays recruitment teams are backed by equally talented human resources, information technology, marketing, legal, compliance and finance teams.

You should consider a career at Hays if you are a determined, self-confident, passionate individual keen to be highly successful in a fast paced and competitive environment.

Learn more about the Hays application process below.

Hays application steps

  • Online Application
  • Telephone Interview
  • Interview
  • Assessment Centre

Hays test guides

You will be expected to give a short presentation on a subject provided – likely a debate where you’ll take one side and present this. You will be given time to prepare and will be allowed to take prompts in with you. This will be assessing your public speaking and presenting skills as well as how you perform under pressure during questions following your presentation.

This will be based on a scenario provided and you will be assessed on your behaviour, your knowledge and the way you handle certain scenarios. It is possible there will be two different types. They will be relating to a type of situation that you would be faced with in the job and you will be required to think quickly. Ensure you have a good background knowledge of the company and its values.

You’ll be given a written exercise where you will be given materials to read briefly prior to writing up a report. This will be to assess your written communication skills. You’ll be expected to analyse the data and information given and then produce a written analysis and present your findings. There will then be a time for questions from the assessor so you will also be assessed on your presentation skills.

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    Verbal Reasoning

    60 Tests|900 Questions

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    Diagrammatic Reasoning

    30 Tests|300 Questions

    $29
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    Situational Reasoning

    30 Tests|240 Questions

    $29
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    Assessment Center Guide

    111 pages

    $29
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    E-tray Test

    1 Scenario|60 Minutes

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